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Smithills Open Farm

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great for the kids

attended with young children and really enjoyed it. The highlight was the petting part. being able... read more

Reviewed today
travelforever0311
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Brilliant and catered well for food allergies

Great farm with so much to do! We attended a party which was great and the kitchen staff made a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah G
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
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Reviewed today

attended with young children and really enjoyed it. The highlight was the petting part. being able to hold the animals and feed the goats. fantastic

Thank travelforever0311
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great farm with so much to do! We attended a party which was great and the kitchen staff made a huge effort catering for my little boy with multiple food allergies he was over the moon! Brilliant :)

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great day with grandparents and little one! There’s so much to do, we brought a picnic and stayed all day - even on a rainy day. Keep an eye on timings to make sure you go to the feeding and the demos,...More

Thank becca w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Smithills Farm yesterday to as a birthday present for our two year old daughter and what a fantastic day we had. The farm is excellent value for money and there is so much to do. The animals are the key attraction and there...More

Thank Naughtytabbycat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place lots to do and free bouncy castle. Took my daughter and she loved the hands on experience. Lots of variety with regards to animals and plenty to do with a park on site and a great little cafe.

Thank Ziggy Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here recently with the children. I found that we’re lots of things to do for a reasonable entry price and if you wanted to could definitely spend the whole day here. We took a picnic but they have a cafe onsite that sell hot...More

Thank suziewoost
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun place. We took our grandchildren aged 6yrs & 5yrs and they loved every minute from feeding the lambs & goats to watching the meerkats playing on meerkat mountain, from donkey and tractor rides to trying to decide if the snakes were real...More

Thank jgal6109
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely day out here earlier in the year just as there wer lots of baby sheep and piggies knocking about. Great time to go. Lots to see and do. Little ones will learn a lot. And you can get close to the animals. Enjoy

Thank Crimson P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great for kids will go back again maybe for a kids party walking round was great to see all the animals

Thank Martyn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful venue for a birthday party! With the pre party play area 'bouncy obstacle run' and the ride on tractors the it makes for a great pre party meet up. The farm tour is superb and the tractor ride is a lot...More

Thank Peter B
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bwfinediner
7 February 2018|
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Response from Carl G | Property representative |
Hi. Entrance fees are £7 children (under 2’s free) £8 adults. Family ticket is £28. 🐮🐮
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Christopher S
2 August 2017|
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Response from Liz E | Reviewed this property |
yes.
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Allyson D
28 April 2017|
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Response from MIKECHRISManchester | Reviewed this property |
We take our 2 year old granddaughter she loves holding the baby animals and there are plenty of small slides and indoor bits and pieces for them to do, we have taken our kids for years, hope you like it.
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