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Pennywell Farm

#2 of 9 things to do in Buckfastleigh Features Animals
| Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ11 OLT, England
+44 1364 642023
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Great day out so much to do

Great day out with the family, loads to do especially holding and petting the animals - the place... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lifeboatone
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Gloucestershire
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Excellent day out

A lovely day out with lots to do for all ages. I have a 6 year old and a 2 year old and there was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bagheera91
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Pennywell Farm is a multi award winning attraction, the largest farm attraction in the South West. There is a different hands on activity, show or display every half hour and four farm rides included in the admission price. Pennywell is also the home of the world famous Pennywell Miniature Pigs. There is a licensed restaurant, acres of free parking and free dog kennels provided for four legged visitors. Open Feb - Oct and during December for Nativity Plays and visits to Father Christmas.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pig racing” (78 reviews)
“tractor ride” (58 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (59 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ11 OLT, England
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+44 1364 642023
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great day out with the family, loads to do especially holding and petting the animals - the place is exceptionally well presented and has a small theatre with a comedy man called 'Mr Phil' which was very entertaining. Push chair friendly and food on site...More

Thank lifeboatone
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the great review. We;re so pleased to hear that you enjoyed plenty to do on your visit and found us value for money. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lovely day out with lots to do for all ages. I have a 6 year old and a 2 year old and there was only one activity in which my 2 year old could not participate. My oldest son was disappointed that the maze...More

Thank Bagheera91
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the excellent review. It was such a shame that we had to close the maze but children were being stung so we felt we had to act. I hope that you will make use of the FREE wet weather return ticket to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fantastic day had, lots to do, great staff (especially Mark) and a great family feel About the place. Top Marks! 👏🏻

Thank Tony R
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We have had so many lovely comments about Mark this season, we're thinking of cloning him! Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for the fantastic review.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great family day out. Lots of interaction with the gorgeous animals. My 18 month old daughter loved holding the miniature pigs and helping daddy feed the goats! Plenty of other things to keep her entertained too, such as trampolines, train ride and playgrounds

Thank DeepdaleDoug
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So pleased to hear that you found your visit to Pennywell worthwhile. Thank you for the five star review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice place decent value. Great for families. Typical family farm attraction. Tractor ride included in price. Nice ponds. Good play area's for children. Plenty of under cover areas of it rains. All in all a well run farm attraction. Reasonable value.

Thank pooldave180
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review and for your lovely comments.

Reviewed 6 days ago

I travel down from Bournemouth at least once a year for the day to visit the Micro Pigs and spent the day here. I'm a massive lover of animals so love coming to visit feeding the goats, hugging the pigs, holding chicks and stroking rabbits...More

Thank Kathryn E
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow, that's a long way to come, we're seriously impressed! You just can't beat cuddling the animals though, can you? We look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic day we had. From the start we were able to handle lots of different animals including rabbit, guinea pigs, ducks, chicks and mice. It was really engaging for the children and the hands on nature of the attractions throughout the day made...More

Thank julieburton75
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a great review and recommendation Julie. Jake really is a star isn't he? Very pleased to hear that you enjoyed a fun filled day and we hope that you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

About the third year in row now we have visited Kids love coming here! Variety of animals could be expanded but plenty to do Animal feeding is highlight of the day bottle feeding the goats. Only reason not 5 star is no family ticket available...More

Thank Tom P
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the lovely review of your visit. We used to offer a family ticket but we were always being challenged by visitors as to who decides what constitutes a family (as they rightly pointed out, families come in all shapes and sizes) so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous day. Grandparents, parents and children all had a lot of fun. When it rained we took cover and enjoyed the indoor treats. Too much for one day!

Thank jacqueline201
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jacqueline, you'll have to come back and see us again, hopefully to make use of your FREE wet weather return voucher. Thank you for the great review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family day out with kids and grandkids. A full and interesting day with plenty to do for all. Activities galore for all ages whatever the weather. Definitely one to visit more than once. Great value for money

Thank Gadget_10
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lovely to hear that all ages had a great day and we're pleased to hear that you intend to come back. We look forward to seeing you! Thank you for the great review.

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Candice P
3 August 2017|
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Response from Elle R | Reviewed this property |
Trainers are fine but if it's raining either walking boots or wellies if you want to go on the grass. Most of it is paved.
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Krisztina G
28 April 2017|
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Response from Nigel P | Reviewed this property |
We were there during the morning and there was plenty of opportunity, I had the impression that would be the same throughout the day, though of course it relies on a there being some young piglets being born around that... More
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Amanda I
12 July 2016|
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Response from balee8 |
There are kennels available, situated at the top of the car park, which you need to provide your own padlock and water. The dogs aren't allowed on the farm.
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