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Farmtastic Animal Farm

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Brilliant day

We have been here at least 6 times since finding Farmtastic last year. Our first visit, we were... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Jodee G
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Fantastic hosts and animals

Great place and the people working there make it! Petting area to hold and stroke some of the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
tim_meek
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Animal farm and petting zoo near Chippenham Wiltshire. Get hands on with our animals, including alpaca's, llamas, miniature's, farmyard favourites, birds and rare and unusual breeds. With a host of activities available there's plenty to keep the...more
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Lidats Meadow | Grittenham, Royal Wootton Bassett SN15 4JW, England
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We have been here at least 6 times since finding Farmtastic last year. Our first visit, we were joined by a goat that had decided to leave his enclosure for the day and it added to the experience. We have 2 small children who can...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jodee G
Farmtastic1, Guest Relations Manager at Farmtastic Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit to Farmtastic - did you know we offer Season Tickets so you can visit as many times as you want during the season - you can find details on our website. Hope to see you again in the future

Reviewed 27 September 2017

We visited here as we love animals. It was £17.50 for 3 people to enter. On entering we saw a petting area. There was a hare in a cage, a rabbit, 2 guinea pigs, a chinchilla chipmunks and a few birds. The cages were not...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Farmtastic1, Guest Relations Manager at Farmtastic Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

We do not use sawdust in our cages as it has caused respiratory problems and irritation to eyes and noses with some of the smaller animals in the past, cages are cleaned out daily. The current catering facility is not a caravan but a mobile...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Great place and the people working there make it! Petting area to hold and stroke some of the smaller animals, Snacks for you and feed for the animals available at reasonable prices. Great selection of farm animals and a few others (ostrich, alpaca etc). A...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Farmtastic1, Guest Relations Manager at Farmtastic Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Glad to hear you had a great time. All our staff are volunteers who give up their weekends to help with the animals and as you will have experienced are very knowledgeable and passonate about the animals. We have tried to get a card machine...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

There are certainly lots of animals and they seem well cared for and hosts very friendly. There is feed to purchase for the animals and they don't hold back when you have some they come running to be fed. We did have doubts when we...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Farmtastic1, Guest Relations Manager at Farmtastic Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for your review. On average we get around 150 people visiting every weekend, sometimes more, but I must admit it was quiet that weekend. Unfortunately we cannot control the weather and resulting puddles and do advise people to bring wellies at this time...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Even though the weather was horrible, the farm was still a lovely place to be. I walked a goat on a lead,held a chick and fed deer, goats, donkeys and ponies. All of the animals looked happy, had the company of others and had large...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Farmtastic1, Guest Relations Manager at Farmtastic Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hope to see you again next year when the weather is a bit better

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely half day here at Farmtastic. At first we were met by the most consummate of hosts, we were given an informative, welcoming and friendly greeting explaining all about what there is to do and which animals there are to hold. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Farmtastic1, Public Relations Manager at Farmtastic Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Customer Service is something we pride ourselves on, so thank you for your comment confirming that we have got it right! Hope to see you and your friends again next season

Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is not like some of the other animal places which you get a sense of as soon as you enter - it is run and staffed by the very enthusiastic owners and their pride in the friendliness of the animals is easy to see....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Farmtastic1, Guest Relations Manager at Farmtastic Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

So glad you had a good time - we try to make it all about the animals rather than a money making venture. All our staff are volunteers who give up their time and I think that shows in their enthusiasm and pride in showing...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Went today with our 3 yo, lovely friendly people when we arrived who explained what we could see and who we could feed. We then met the petting animals who were very cute then we headed out to see the larger animals which were clearly...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Farmtastic1, Guest Relations Manager at Farmtastic Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Glad you had a nice time and thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you next year

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with my elderly nana (who has dementia), 15 year old daughter, 9 year old son, and my uncle and aunt- this place was fantastic and we all enjoyed our day. The petting section was everyone's favourite part, the animals are tame and lovely to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Farmtastic1, Public Relations Manager at Farmtastic Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Glad to hear you had a lovely time. Hector has to be my favorite as well but there is something about Coconut that you just can't resist. We are looking for a wife for him and hopefully the sound of little skinny piggies, which are...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon with our granddaughter - in fact I dont know who enjoyed it more, her or me! Loved petting and feeding the animals- fallow deer, alpacas, donkeys etc. Great area where the children can hold rabbits, chicks, guinea pigs. Staff really friendly...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Farmtastic1, Guest Relations Manager at Farmtastic Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hope to see you soon

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