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“Boring! ”

Manydown Family Fun
Ranked #6 of 50 things to do in Basingstoke
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Come and experience life on the Farm! Manydown Family Fun have four events running throughout the year Easter Lambing over Easter school holidays, May Half-Term Holidays, Summer Maize Maze, summer school holidays) and the Pumpkin carving Event over october half term. Through all our events you can come and enjoy the 'Field of Fun' which includes loads of adventure play, inflatables, farm animals, woodland walk, tractor and trailer ride, trampolines, sheep racing, crazy golf... and MUCH more! It's fun for all the family. All activities are included in your ticket. There is a popular on-site cafe, the 'Farmers' Retreat' with food for farmer's young and old. Entry prices please see our website
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I went to the farm with the company I work with who support children with learning disabilities so they can access the community. We paid an awful amount of money to get in to find there was hardly anything there for them to do. There was roughly around 6 sets of different animals. As a group of 20 plus we were appalled with the farm and will not be returning!

Thank caseya96x
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ManydownFamilyFun, Owner at Manydown Family Fun, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi Caseya96x,

thank you for your helpful review. Other than the 6 sets of animals that you viewed. We are surprised that you missed - The animal handling area, woodland walk, sheep racing, adventure play area, sandpit, trampolines, tractor & trailer ride, inflatables, jumping pillow, crazy golf, bale & tyre mountain and The Maize maze!

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"tractor ride"
in 25 reviews
"maize maze"
in 35 reviews
"crazy golf"
in 16 reviews
"hay bales"
in 12 reviews
"sand pit"
in 10 reviews
"pumpkin carving"
in 10 reviews
"bouncy slide"
in 9 reviews
"sheep race"
in 6 reviews
"petting area"
in 5 reviews
"farm shop"
in 5 reviews
"guinea pigs"
in 9 reviews
"loved feeding the animals"
in 3 reviews
"adventure park"
in 2 reviews
"indoor activities"
in 2 reviews
"grandchildren aged"
in 4 reviews
"spent ages"
in 2 reviews
"love coming here"
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

I was "on duty" with my six year old grandson and took him to Manydown for the morning. In many ways its a little bit old fashioned, not a plug or screen in sight, but he had a great time. The trampolines were well thought out and he spent ages on the bouncy slide. The Maze was unattended but we went in anyway and got properly lost so it is certainly something to test our memory. In fact we didn't get as far as the Farm itself which looked fine. Food options are not extensive but adequate. I suppose you might say its overall a bit basic but I would argue it allows kids to get some good exercise and blow off steam in a safe environment whilst using their imagination. Not the cheapest day out but fair value.

Thank ANGReview
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had a good afternoon with a wide age range of children from 1 - 15 years old. There were play areas for the younger children and fun of sheep racing for the older children. The food on the cafe is varied and pleasant to eat, with friendly service. I can see we will be cominf here for many years with our granddaughter. Thank you for a relaxed old fashioned fun day.

Thank sloty1
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Not much to do or see very expensive at £34 ish for a family of four ticket. You can go round the whole farm in around an hour and maybe another half hour for the maze maze.

Probably better for under 5's but still very expensive for what it is. For an extra £10 we could have gone to Marwell!

Thank Katie H
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Went to Manydown with our 3 grandchildren aged 3, nearly 3, and 9 months. The two 3 year olds had fun, but they would have fun together in an empty field. This was an empty field with a few inflatables, trampolines and toy tractors, and the children are expected to amuse themselves, with no supervision. They advertise a restaurant, but they could not cook anything, they could only do 10 jacket potatoes a day apparently, and the advertised soup has not been available this year! The price is the same as The 4 Kingdoms near Newbury where they have supervised train rides, paddle boats and entertainment. Manydown should reduce their prices, or provide more staff and supervised rides, and admit that all they really serve is coffee and sandwiches.

Thank hazelI9310
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