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Pennywell Farm, Buckfastleigh

(4.5/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Home to the "Pennywell Miniature Pigs," Pennywell Farm offers a hands-on interaction with animals. This organic farm, the largest of its kind in the South West, provides different activities every thirty minutes, including ferret and pig racing, bottle-feeding sheep, or learning how to milk a goat. Take advantage of the free tractor train to travel the site. Explore the maze planted entirely from homegrown willow, the tower in its center offers spectacular views of the Dartmoor hills. Keep an eye out for deer roaming the region. The site offers plenty of free parking if you consider driving. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Pennywell Farm by using our Buckfastleigh itinerary builder.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • With two children we've had our fair share of "farms" over the years and most have been a rip of with more playground than actual farm but Pennywell blew me away. We booked online and the kids got a f...  more »
  • Brilliant place for young children. Meet the animals,feed the animals and learn all about them. Very hands on. Can easily spend a whole day with all the activities on offer. Only grouse is that a few ...  more »
  • Fantastic place for families with young children. Beautiful animals in wonderful condition. Smiley helpful staff. Lots of various attractions. Well worth a visit. Cafe very good value ,reasonable pric...  more »
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  • Visiting the area on holiday. This place is just wonderful, best farm I've been to with the kids. Piglet cuddling a really lovely experience, loads to do, talks and other things to watch on all the time. Didn't do everything in a day's visit. Would highly recommend as a great day out with young children.
  • We love it here. Great family day out. It's so great we have got a annual pass because we go so often.
  • Brilliant day out for the kids. Plenty to see and do (and cuddle) here. Ours enjoyed fishing for tadpoles in the lake.
  • Great fun for all the family. Very clean and full of sweet animals to pet. What more do you want!!
  • this place is amazing we went whilst on holiday there is always something new to do every half hour from pond dipping to miniture pig cuddles if u are planning on visiting with the kids please do you wont be disappointed