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I was going to Prickly ball farm with my 3 grandchildren then found out on Facebook that it closed... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Karyn M
Excellent place for kids

Really enjoyed our visit. Excellent staff working with the Animals. Suited to younger children... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Michael P
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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This long established farm animal petting attraction, here at prickly ball farm we rescue, rehabilitate, and release our native hedgehog back to the wild once they are fit and well, All the good work that we do here is all self funded, so your...more
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Prickly Ball Farm Denbury Road | East Ogwell, Newton Abbot TQ12 6BZ, England
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

I was going to Prickly ball farm with my 3 grandchildren then found out on Facebook that it closed on Monday 3rd September , I were so surprised because it was such a lovely place to visit and I thought it was very popular with...More

3  Thank Karyn M
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit. Excellent staff working with the Animals. Suited to younger children. Recommend.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I visited with my son his wife and 3 children’s aged 9,4 and 2 we were there for 4 hours and all the children were entertained the whole time. Greet the animals was really impressive the staff are knowledgable and work well with the animals...More

Thank acolson62
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful attraction we stumbled across, ample play area/items to tire out an little scamps. The animal talks/deeds are every 30mins and vary in species, staff are well informed and interacted with us really well. We fed pigs and goats, handled ferrets, petted hedgehogs....More

Thank zulawula
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing party ... children were very well looked after by the team first time for us it was wonderful kids loved the animals the slides and of course the party xx

Thank Tamiko B
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

For a family of 4, we paid £25 and found that to be a reasonable charge. The farm is small but most animals had a decent space and the park and indoor play barn were of decent quality too. Where the farm really benefits were...More

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Our family from ages 2 to over 60 love this little hidden golden gem. Great day out for the whole family, we loved it. Feeding the animals the little indoor play area. Lovely warm scones with cream and jam on a hedgehog board was quite...More

Thank MrsAHammond
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Three adults paid £7.95 each to accompany our son/grandson who is 18 months to this farm having seen that there were lots of small animals there. Unfortunately very few of these seemed to be on view and there was little interaction possible. Few animals in...More

Thank SueSteward
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Lovely place to visit, during different times of year the children can help bottle feed lambs, hold guinea pigs, see the rescued hedgehogs, play in the sand, take a tractor ride etc etc.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We were very excited to take grandson here for the day,but was disappointed in the lack of animals to pet and feed,where have they all gone.

1  Thank Liz G
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