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Buttercups Sanctuary for Goats

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Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Superb Afternoon

Took my 6 year old son to see the goats and he absolutely loved it!!! The animals seemed very happy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Goats everywhere!

I heard about this through a friend and had to visit. I love animals particularly if you can pet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Meg J
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Wierton Road, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone ME17 4JU, England
+44 1622 746420
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my 6 year old son to see the goats and he absolutely loved it!!! The animals seemed very happy and well looked after. Will definitely return again soon....

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I heard about this through a friend and had to visit. I love animals particularly if you can pet them so this was definitely a place for me. The whole place is a charity so it is technically free to get in but you have...More

Thank Meg J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit here is a must for all ages!! A donation to enter. A very large paddock full of friendly goats all shapes and sizes, which you are able to feed and pet like dogs! They are so funny to watch and you will definitely...More

Thank lucyalicejohnson14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

grand daughter thoroughly loved it feeding the goats and patting them you are in the field with them

Thank F6900JLsuec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came across butterfly goat sanctuary after finding it on trip advisor. We had never heard of it. Anyway we came on Tuesday, we arrived at around 1130. I was surprised as to how busy it was. When we arrived there was a lovely lady...More

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for the first time with my parents and partner on Saturday gone and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Entry is free with the place relying upon donations on arrival. The suggested donation fee is £3 per person which is what we all did which...More

1  Thank Amy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the sanitary today and the place was lovely. There are lots of goats to see and feed. You are also aloud to take the goats for a walk in nearby fields. The is a small cafe on site that's sells tea and soft...More

Thank Frederick W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to Buttercups a few times now, and will have no problem returning as we love the experience of roaming around freely, and sitting with the goats. My Children (9 & 10) love the experience, and know to be careful just in case. The...More

Thank Nelly4383
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Buttercups is the only sanctuary of its kind in the country and visitors are welcome to walk around and feed the vast variety of goats. All ages and sizes - and they love a nosey in your handbag!

1  Thank Shotters
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This is a charity for goats that need a home for various reasons. Often ill treated or neglected. They offer an afternoon to walk with a goat. I discovered you have to be strong enough to be able to handle one. The goat I had...More

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Entrance by Donation... its worse, to visit the place there :-) Have fun :-) X
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