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Amelia Trust Farm

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Amelia Trust Farm Five Mile Lane | Vale of Glamorgan, Barry CF62 3AS, Wales
+44 1446 782030
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Lovely day

My grandchildren very much enjoyed this visit. They loved the animals. The grown ups enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Suzanne D
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Mr

Not free anymore. Petting animals was not available . No soft play. 3 children disappointed. Wanted... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
sammynoonoo
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The Amelia Trust Farm is a 160 acre working farm, Care Farm and registered charity. We are a school intervention and alternative curriculum provider. The Trusts core objective is to support and educate vulnerable and disadvantaged young people. We are also open to the public daily, visitors are welcome to visit the farm, watch a working farm with over 500 animals, and enjoy the natural environment and sights of the countryside. The Amelia Trust Farm is a Registered Charity and receives no core funding, donations are appreciated. There is a Cafe / Visitor Centre, staffed by volunteers, which is open Monday to Friday 10:00 – 15:30; Saturday 10:30-16:00 and Sunday 14:00-16:00. The farm opening times during Winter are 10:00-16:30 and Summer 10:00-18:00. Please note that dogs are welcome but will be required to be kept on a lead at all times.
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“play area” (12 reviews)
“free entry” (7 reviews)
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Amelia Trust Farm Five Mile Lane | Vale of Glamorgan, Barry CF62 3AS, Wales
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"play area"
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"free entry"
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"free range eggs"
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"woodland walk"
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"rabbits and guinea pigs"
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"charity run"
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"few hours"
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"excellent afternoon"
in 2 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 2 reviews
"bring wellies"
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"outdoor park"
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"animal enclosures"
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"duck pond"
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"great little place"
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"picnic bbq"
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"young ones"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My grandchildren very much enjoyed this visit. They loved the animals. The grown ups enjoyed the country side. All in all a cheap and happy day out for all.

Thank Suzanne D
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Not free anymore. Petting animals was not available . No soft play. 3 children disappointed. Wanted to cuddle the bunnies. Had more fun in the pet shop.

Thank sammynoonoo
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

On the off chance, we visited for breakfast (Monday morning), it was quiet so basically had the coffee shop to ourselves, service was quick and staff polite. There was plenty of history to read within the coffee shop, how the trust was started. Plenty for...More

Thank Debbie W
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We have regularly visited here over the years. Because it’s local we’ve always gone for an hour or two but now that they’ve introduced charges I think will becoming less as I don’t feel there is enough in the park to warrant paying that much...More

1  Thank Carolyn S
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Have been here a lot with my kids as it was free and because I cannot afford to take my kids out anywhere I doubt we will visit as often now as it’s no longer free... I understand that it is a charity but maybe...More

1  Thank Wendy S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My children (7 and 10) really enjoy the walks and more secluded places around the farm. The animals are clean and well cared for and they enjoy a quick look but it is the woodland trails they prefer. We like the organic produce stall which...More

1  Thank EleriSouthWales
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great place for the kids,nice working farm attraction. It’s easy to park and also to walk around.Good for kids of most ages and nice play area too.

Thank Stuart P
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Ok if your looking for a nice little walk around the farm and woodland. Not many animals to see at all, o.k for my 2 year old but 9 year old got bored. Cafe food o.k, cafe staff a little miserable, could do with some...More

Thank Nicky-Jo-B
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

The animals are cute and is perfect for little children <3years. Great park. Nice I buy little pots of herbs and the woodland walk is just enough to keep the small ones busy. Only draw back is you have to walk past the park on...More

Thank Lauraworman
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Not much to do, could get close to the only animals we could see as the paths were all muddy as they were grass - the indoor petting area was closed even though we visited on the weekend! Only good thing about it was it...More

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