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“Best day out we've had in years!!”
Review of Pennywell Farm

Pennywell Farm
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Pennywell Farm is a multi award winning attraction, the largest farm attraction in the South West. There is a different hands on activity, show or display every half hour and four farm rides included in the admission price. Pennywell is also the home of the world famous Pennywell Miniature Pigs. There is a licensed restaurant, acres of free parking and free dog kennels provided for four legged visitors. Open Feb - Oct and during December for Nativity Plays and visits to Father Christmas.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited pennywells on the 25/06/2018 with my 9yr old daughter and her grandparents. It has to be one of the best days out we've ever had. It's excellent value for money with different activities and rides running throughout the day. The farm is very clean with great hand-wash facilities stationed close to all the animal handling areas. The animals are all obviously well cared and cuddling the tiny pigs made my daughters holiday however the thing that stood out most to me were how incredibly friendly and knowledgeable all the staff were especially Alisha and Izzy. Thank you for making our day so special.

Thank Laura E
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Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and kind comments. We will certainly make sure that Alisha and Izzy get to read this. Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we hope to see you at Pennywell again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Pennywell Farm. The animals are friendly and love being handled. The highlight is the piggy cuddles!
Plenty to do here we can easily spend all day!
Gift shop and cafe both affordable.

Thank Beth T
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Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Beth. We actively encourage our visitors to spend the whole day with us so it's great to hear that you make the most of your visits. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the visit and my partner got to cuddle baby pigs and feed lots of animals. But for us we were done within a couple of hours. There are more activities that are child based so the value will come from that.

Lovely place.

1  Thank James C
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Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi James, thank you for the lovely review. The secret is to just forget you are grown up and join in with the activities - you're never too old. Pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for a family day out with younger children. Contact with small animals, farm rides, pig racing, ferret racing. All good stuff.

The tractor ride is rather poor. Takes you down a field to plastic cows and animals.

The catering is poor. Sausage and chips, run out of pasties, poor sandwiches. Slow. Just not up to the job.

Thank GeoffGreycells
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Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Geoff

We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the farm.

We have put some Highland Cattle down in the field to enhance the visitor experience. They have calves and it is a real shame if you missed seeing them. We will remind all the tractor drivers to stop and point them out so thank you for your comments.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove down from Guildford, because it was my daughter's birthday and all she wanted was to commune with miniature piglets. It was a perfect day. Every staff member was so helpful and welcoming. We thought we'd just hug the piglets for a while and then leave, but actually we really explored everything the farm had to offer. A really gentle atmosphere, with all the animals clearly cared for. The cafe was excellent. I think it tipped the scales as the Best Birthday Ever. Thank you, Pennywell!

Thank Wiffen
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Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, 'Best Birthday Ever' that's quite an accolade, thank you! Delighted that you had such a good day with us. I hope you had a good journey back to Guildford.

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