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Smithills Open Farm

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Address: Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
Phone Number: +44 1204 595765
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Best birthday party my daughter has ever had

Absolutely fantastic place. Staff went above and beyond, are 110% and made my daughters birthday amazing. Think it's the only party the kids and parents talked about for ages... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Jtjennings
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely fantastic place. Staff went above and beyond, are 110% and made my daughters birthday amazing. Think it's the only party the kids and parents talked about for ages after. The farm itself is brilliant with an indoor barn filled with the biggest bouncy castle thing I've ever seen. Animal corner was the highlight where the kids got bottles of... More 

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Thank Jtjennings
Bolton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We attended our Granddaughters 3rd birthday party at Smithills Farm. The children absolutely loved it. They had half an hour on the bouncy castle then went into the petting area where they fed lambs and baby goats. After this they played with little chicks and rabbits and petted piglets and Alpackas. Then a large snake was brought our for all... More 

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Thank Kath M
Manchester
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, wow, WOW!!! I booked Smithills for a joint birthday party for my 4 year old son and 1 year old daughter after visiting in summer and loving it! So glad I did. The children had the opportunity to have a play on the bouncy castles and play area, touch, hold and feed a range of animals including a python... More 

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Thank Jax005
Manchester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a party for my young nephew and we all had a great time. Expect tractor rides , lots of petting and handling small animals including chicks , rabbits and lambs. Everything is well organised and the staff are helpful and knowledgeable

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Thank David C
Bolton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a school trip loads for the children to see and do feeding animals, tractor rides. great in summer but not as much fun in the rain but it is still a good day out

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Thank brinksey1999
Bolton Abbey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to visit. Plenty to see, animals to feed and some indoor activities.lovely small cafe.

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Thank Judith S
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous for children and adults alike. Children's birthday party bookings. See the beautiful farm animals. Donkey rides, tractor rides. Amazing scenery. Very friendly and accessible. Pay too go in there is a cafe and you will need extra money for Donkeys and tractor. Fantastic healthy day out very friendly. You can hold some of the animals such as chickens rabbits... More 

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Thank deborahkarim
Manchester
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i recently attended a birthday party at the farm the food was prepared on the premises by them in their kitchens with their staff. The party was of different age groups and the Tuna mayo white sandwich given to my 1 year old grandson contained a shard of white thick plastic the length of my thumb witdth . This was... More 

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Hampshire UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had my 2 young grandchildren( -aged 3 & 1) visiting for the weekend and was looking for somewhere to take them, even if the weather was raining (as usual!) I enquiried online before about what facilities were undercover and received a swift, friendly response. We arrived at about 11.30am, (huge car park with loads of spaces) and made our... More 

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Thank 123-sues
Bolton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a working farm, lots of animals to look at. The children loved looking at the animals and playing on the outdoor play equipment. The farm was Halloween themed. Face painting was sign posted but there no face painter. The entrance fee doesn't cover donkey ride or tractor rides and if you want tickets for these you have go back... More 

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Thank Lesley B

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