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Longdown Activity Farm

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Address: Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 7EH, England
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+44 23 8029 2837
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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OUR ATTRACTION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE SEASON AND WILL RE-OPEN ON 18TH...

OUR ATTRACTION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE SEASON AND WILL RE-OPEN ON 18TH FEBRUARY 2017. THE CHRISTMAS BARN IS OPEN DAILY FROM 3RD TO 23RD DECEMBER 2016.

There's farmyard fun for the whole family at Longdown Activity Farm. Join in with a daily schedule of hands-on activities such as bottle-feeding kid goats and calves, baby animal encounter and pig feeding. Lots of friendly farm animals to meet and plenty of indoor and outdoor play equipment too! Don't miss the Longdown Farm Shop for delicious locally sourced produce.

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Visit to see Santa

Had to queue for an hour and a half but were warned about this from the start. It went really quick and was worth it. The barn was lovely. Had to queue next to an unhappy child... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to queue for an hour and a half but were warned about this from the start. It went really quick and was worth it. The barn was lovely. Had to queue next to an unhappy child but that was no fault of the farm!!

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

An excellent place to take children to see Father Christmas. The children are occupied beforehand by colouring in printed pages of Father Christmas. There are baby chicks to hold, opportunity for photos, a variety of animals for the children to see and of course Father Christmas.My granddaughter, nearly aged 4 was given a bag of sweets and a finger puppet... More 

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SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this review

We are grateful for your positive review and of course we are pleased to hear that your Granddaughter enjoyed meeting Father Christmas, we really want the children to have a magical experience in our Christmas Barn and then let of steam in the soft play area, we hope to see you again next year. All the team at Longdown wish... More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our party of 4 adults and 5 children aged 20 months to 7 yrs all enjoyed our day out this half term,

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SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit, and we hope that we will see you again next season, from all the team at Longdown More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for an activity for our tired 2 year old after arriving on an early morning flight and boy are we glad we found this. The price to enter made us think it's be a quick time filler before dinner and bed bug if turned into a 4 hour outing and could easily have spent longer. The hands... More 

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SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this review

What a shame you do not live any closer, we are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your visit, we do our best to keep all age groups occupied, and we are truly grateful about your positive comments about our seating arrangements, we have tried to give our Tea room a rustic feel! Hopefully you will visit us again... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We took our 3 grandsons (4yrs, 2yrs and 10 months) to Longdown after lunch in early October. We had a lovely welcome from the lady on the desk and were told that if we hurried we could join in with holding a baby chick! The boys absolutely loved it! From brushing a baby goat, petting a bunny, feeding the ducks,... More 

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SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that we managed to wear your Grandchildren out before you took them home, guess the pair of you were exhausted by the end of the day! Thank you for such a comprehensive review, hopefully we will see you again soon. A BIG thank you from all the team at Longdown Activity Farm. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed it for a couple of hours. Plenty for kids to look at and do, animals, tractors rides, pedal tractors, soft play, trampolines. Activities throughout the day including holding chicks, stroking rabbits and feeding times. Free parking. Costs £9 for an adult, children under 3 are free. Cafe looked totally uninspiring so we ended up going to Lyndhurst. Overall... More 

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SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, most of our visitors enjoy the interaction with the animals, as there is an activity every half hour throughout the day, they would normally stay on the farm for at least 3 hours, saying that many of our visitors like to stay all day and get involved and use the play equipment in between feeding... More 

Irvine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

visited with my 2 year old and husband. What a great day and fantastic value for money. Daughter was able to bottle feed animals, hold the petting animals and use all of the play equipment throughout the farm. Fantastic day out , value for money and would definitely return,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited Longdown many times over the last 8 years with our young family. The staff are friendly and welcoming. There is plenty to do for all ages. Lots of animal feeding and handling, many different play areas both indoors and out including go carts, ride on tractors, trampolines, sand play, soft play and the hay barn! We love... More 

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Bransgore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Would just like to say that my 8 year old daughter had the best Birthday Party at Longdown yesterday. She was made to feel special from start to finish and all the children loved it! Farmer Bryan is fantastic and all the activities the children got to do were such fun. Would highly recommend Longdown Farm as a Children's Birthday... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

There've a lot of acitivities in the farm. Children are happy to been there. This place is our favorite place.

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