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Hadleigh Farm - Rare Breeds Centre

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Too early in the year to go inside but

There is a nearby path you can walk on and see most of it from a distance, it’s part of a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Basildon, United Kingdom
Good Afternoon Out

This is a great place to take the kids for a few hours. Nice open space with a nice array of... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Castle Lane, Hadleigh Farm, Hadleigh, Southend-on-Sea SS7 2AP, England
+44 1702 558550
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All reviews feed the animals hadleigh castle small maze couple of hours per hour nice play area salvation army animal food buy feed value for money few hours thames estuary great fun sheep goats tubes children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a nearby path you can walk on and see most of it from a distance, it’s part of a wonderful complex with great aims and objectives Worth a visit, but wait until after 18/03 when it’s fully open after its winter closure

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hoppityskip
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to take the kids for a few hours. Nice open space with a nice array of animals for the kids to see and feed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Travelling_Carlos
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Took our grandchildren, truly fun. You can feed the goats and sheep through tubes, children loved it. Loads of different animals for children to interact with. Nice cafe. And near to hadleight castle with terrific views over the Thames estuary

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank edward w
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I saw some very pretty & somewhat unusual animals. I loved the black & green silkie & also the little hedgehog. He is only the second living hedgehog I have ever seen & the first one I've ever stroked! Lovely...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Not massive but a good couple of hours and not expensive. Nice play area and a range of animals to look at and feed. Staff very helpful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nicolanoycewilliams
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Really lovely for young children.....small but lots going on and the staff are all so helpful and friendly...the children really enjoyed the day :0)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lizzyisthin
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Quite hard to find, and not very will signposted, but well worth the effort, one you find it. Can't wait to go back again.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rodney H
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Been coming here since daughter was a tot. Lovely little spot with lots of farm animals for children to enjoy. Can get very busy during the holidays and parking can prove elusive. Great little place.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Debster1962
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Have taken my 2 year old granddaughter here a couple of times and now bought a season ticket. Very clean and well-kept farm with goats, sheep, rabbits, chickens and pigs. You can buy feed for the animals making it a hands-on experience. Beautiful views across...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Penny C
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Visited here this past weekend and we all enjoyed our time here. Lots of different animals to see and feed, a small maze, children's play area and benches for lunch. Small gift shop where you purchase tickets and feed bags available also. Tea room/Cafe just...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Smartyn80
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