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Water Fowl Sanctuary and Children's Farm

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Fab little place for a morning out meeting the animals!

We visited here this morning with friends! The children ranged in age from under 1 to 6 and all had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Basic but uncommercialised

This is a really basic place where the children can pet rabbits, hold gerbils and feed chickens... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
andrew e
Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible13%
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“guinea pigs”(10 reviews)
“baby chicks”(4 reviews)
“cuddle corner”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Wigginton Heath, Banbury OX15 4LQ, England
+44 1608 730252
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time in this small but vibrant sanctuary, holding small animals, looking at the donkeys, goats and feeding chickens. It has a very uncommercialised feel which is most welcome. The staff are kind and knowledgeable, and there is lots to see and...More

Thank Hamish B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we paid a visit to this sanctuary and we loved it! As soon as we arrived we were invited to hold some of the animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, and chicks for as long as we liked. The animals were very comfortable and...More

Thank katietodd711
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When viewing the website it informed us that dogs were allowed in, on arrival we were told that our dog reminded a worker of the time she was bit by the same breed. Bit of a shame that he wasn’t even allowed round the grounds...More

Thank Oscar J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here this morning with friends! The children ranged in age from under 1 to 6 and all had a fab time! Yes it’s a little rough around the edges and basic but we spend a good 2 hours there and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves,...More

Thank 2mummy1990
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This little farm is an amazing place to go and handle animals, not commercial at all and basic but fun. People have mentioned it being run down but that is due to lack of funds so have a look for yourself and support this family...More

1  Thank Julie D
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Shoddy and run down. Animals in very poor cramped up conditions. Gerbils, rabbits and guinea pigs were so over hearted in their cargoes and hutches they looked like they were about to die. Very distressing. We were the only people visiting in the middle of...More

3  Thank anita8543
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We spent 4 or 5 hours here on Saturday with our toddler granddaughter (almost 2 yrs old) and she was entranced! Absolutely loved the welcome and the cuddle corner with beautiful tiny rabbits to hold and stroke, and who knew baby chicks were so funny?!...More

2  Thank Diane B
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This is a really basic place where the children can pet rabbits, hold gerbils and feed chickens. Sure, it's old, worn and rugged but therein lies the charm. The nettles are high and the paths are muddy but the animals are happy and the owners...More

3  Thank andrew e
Reviewed 16 May 2018

When we went to the Water Fowl Park the weather was not very pleasant, but the children had a lovely time, holding the little chicks and rabbits on their laps. We still managed to have fun even in the wet.

4  Thank Sue F
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely place. All the animals are so well cared for and very obviously loved. We were greeted by the lady who had started the sanctuary. She was very helpful and at the end she let us and my little boy pet the animals...More

2  Thank ClaireP2517
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