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Happa Horses and Ponies Protection Association

#4 of 24 things to do in Burnley Features Animals
Shores Hey Farm Halifax Road | Shores Hey Farm Rescue Centre, Burnley BB10 3QU, England
+44 1282 455992
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Excellent place friendly service

Lovely cafe amazing food lovely area out of town place to eat. If you love horses too you will love... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nkstedman
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Falmouth, United Kingdom
If you like horses and cake then it's perfect!

Really lovely day out - great cafe, lots of horses to see and fun little play area for the kids... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ericafaith2016
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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Shores Hey Farm is a hidden delight set in acres of green space overlooking the Thursden Valley. Although primarily the home of HAPPA (Horses and Ponies Protection Association), the site has been recently upgraded and now provides everything that you would expect from a first class destination. Burnley's best kept secret......until now Shores Hey offers first class facilities in a relaxing rural environment within easy reach of Burnley town centre and the M65. Whether it's an Equine Event or a Corporate Conference, HAPPA is the natural place to do business. With ample parking and on site catering, Shores Hey Farm is the perfect venue for your next event.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (18 reviews)
“home made” (6 reviews)
“farm shop” (3 reviews)
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Shores Hey Farm Halifax Road | Shores Hey Farm Rescue Centre, Burnley BB10 3QU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely cafe amazing food lovely area out of town place to eat. If you love horses too you will love it !! They are in stalls and you can see and stroke them mostly rescue horses. We came across the place by chance we now...More

Thank nkstedman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really lovely day out - great cafe, lots of horses to see and fun little play area for the kids, set in the gorgeous surroundings of some of the best landscape Burnley has to offer.

Thank ericafaith2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here as we love horses and it was definitely worth a visit! The staff are very kind and seem to love the horses a lot. They talk to you about the horses and let you groom them. Would recommend a visit here to...More

Thank GingerPrincess11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just been today after a long ride out, ordered two americanos and a latte and a scone, everything was fine apart from the latte being just warm, when we finished the waitress asked if everything was ok, we said yes apart from the latte being...More

Thank sharonsam
Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Happa Horses and Ponies Protection Association, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to write a review and leave your comments. I am sorry that on this occasion we fell short of your expectations. We aspire to offer first class standards and have worked hard to achieve a comfortable and welcoming...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

I came across this place unexpectedly whilst walking through the area. Very smart and modern cafe building. The staff seemed friendly and efficient. I just had a coffee but that was excellent if a little expensive. Other tables were tucking into fish and chips which...More

Thank Prudol
Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Happa Horses and Ponies Protection Association, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your review, and we're glad you stumbled across us whilst walking in the beautiful Thursden Valley. We've worked hard to provide a pleasant environment, excellent customer service and great food. Hopefully you'll return very soon to take advantage of our Fish...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Located down a very narrow lane at the entrance to an equestrian centre is this modern two story café with plenty of car parking. Café staff very friendly and helpful although items on the fairly restricted menu were not available. Excellent quality of food was...More

Thank NWCouple
Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Happa Horses and Ponies Protection Association, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Scullery. We have recently changed our menu, so it would be very worthwhile paying us another visit to try some of the new dishes. We hope...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

Recently revisited HAPPA after several years Always a great day out for horse lovers but wow how it has changed The cafe is fabulous with excellent food and special offers on during the week The staff were friendly and attentive and it's a superb place...More

Thank myra W
Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Happa Horses and Ponies Protection Association, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Myra Thank you for choosing to return to HAPPA after a while away, and we're glad you enjoyed the changes we have made and your visit. Hopefully you won't be leaving it as long to return this time. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I wonderful setting, fantastic horses, helpful staff, friendly welcome. Food excellent. Worth a visit, plenty to see.More

Thank Jebs1
Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Happa Horses and Ponies Protection Association, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to leave your recommendation. We're glad you had such a good time with us. We've got plenty of events happening over the summer holidays. Keep an eye on our website and Facebook pages for further details. We look...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

I visited HAPPA today with my mother and was so impressed with the hard work and care that all staff in the centre provide. The care of the horses and ponies is paramount and every worker is focused on providing the very best care they...More

Thank Tina B
Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Happa Horses and Ponies Protection Association, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tina Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a comprehensive review. It's great to know that the hard we do, to look after the equine in our care, is recognised. We've passed on your comments to all the staff involved. We look...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I planned a visit here with my family to attend to look at the renovation of HAPPA and to sample the food at The Scullery Cafe on site. The grounds were well looked after and quite a lot of the horses and ponies hadn't been...More

Thank ash140388
Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Happa Horses and Ponies Protection Association, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Hi Many thanks for your five star recommendation. We work extremely hard to ensure the customer experience is perfect, so it's great to know we are getting it right. We'll certainly pass on your comments to the team. We look forward to seeing you again...More

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Response from Ann M | Reviewed this property |
Yes its free entry, they also have a cafe and shop on site but not sure how expensive this is. Worth a visit.
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