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Mrs Dowsons Farm

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Limited opening

The choices of ice cream are great, but only open when schools holiday which is a pity, think it... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Brilliant afternoon with the grand children

Took 3 children aged between 2-10. Plenty of activities, sandpit, toy tractors to ride, football... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Nasra S
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  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“ice cream”(117 reviews)
“tractor ride”(19 reviews)
“sand pit”(15 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Longsight Road, Blackburn BB2 7JA, England
+44 1254 812407
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All reviews ice cream tractor ride sand pit feed the lambs scare kingdom sandwiches rabbit toy tractors baby chicks calf being born play area lots of picnic benches on easter sunday football nets hand washing facilities lovely afternoon visited today
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Came for ice cream last week and little one was desperate to come to the farm. On arrival we were told by a staff member that there was chick and rabbit holding in the end barn so we went there first. Then to feed the...More

Thank Makeitadaytrip
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The choices of ice cream are great, but only open when schools holiday which is a pity, think it should be open on Saturday and Sunday at least!!

Thank billyboggs
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I've been to a few different farms with my toddler and this one was hands down the cleanest one I've ever been to. It was very reasonably priced for entrance; completely inline with or even cheaper than other farms in the area. The staff were...More

Thank Dolly78
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Best animal farm I have visited for kids and us grownups. Good hand hygiene provide throughout. All animals are clearly well cared for.Staff members all friendly and helpful. My grandchildren had a wonderful time.

1  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Visited this place with my wife, 2yr old and 10 month old. I wasn't expecting to be blown away but thought it would pass an hour or two. What a pleasant surprise I had though! The set-up is pretty standard for any place like this...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I took my grandchildren to Mrs Dawson's farm the children loved feeding the animals and playing on the toys

Thank christina b
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I visited today with my teenage daughter who is animal mad. She loved the place but I do think it's more aimed at younger children. It's the cleanest farm I have been too and the animals looked well looked after. I enjoyed the talks and...More

Thank Kez2828
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Having visited a range of other farms, this is definitely value for money and an excellent experience for children of all ages. The only down side is there is no where to go apart from the cafe if it rains. Make sure of the weather...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Took 3 children aged between 2-10. Plenty of activities, sandpit, toy tractors to ride, football area with nets and ball and a climbing area. The animals all came right up to the fences when you fed them. The feed was 2 packs for a pound...More

Thank Nasra S
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here today with my 2.5 year old and partner for a family day. The best bit which I liked was that you didn't have to sit through a full farm talk before feeding the lambs and holding chicks like we've had to do at...More

Thank sophie h
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Jessica P
22 September 2018|
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Response from fran1004 | Reviewed this property |
Pay on arrival
Lucy D
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Derek B
30 June 2015|
Response from MrsDowsons | Property representative |
Hi Derek, We take the accessibility for our customers with the up most importance, Mrs Dowsons Visitor Centre has been designed and constructed as a large open single story building, with designated disabled toilets within... More