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Smithills Open Farm

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Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
+44 1204 595765
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Family trip

We took our 2yr old for a day out. We all enjoyed the day and we were able to get close to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darren S
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Day out with lots of animals

We had a fantastic day out on Saturday 5th May to see the animals. We were a party of all adults... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CarolMitchell485
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“donkey rides” (140 reviews)
“pets corner” (100 reviews)
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Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
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+44 1204 595765
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"donkey rides"
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"pets corner"
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"cows being milked"
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"baby animals"
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"bouncy castle"
in 43 reviews
"animal feed"
in 31 reviews
"easter egg hunt"
in 16 reviews
"petting corner"
in 17 reviews
"party food"
in 15 reviews
"play area"
in 55 reviews
"birthday party"
in 44 reviews
"under cover"
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"guinea pigs"
in 14 reviews
"birds of prey"
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"animal food"
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"hand wash"
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"value for money"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 2yr old for a day out. We all enjoyed the day and we were able to get close to the animals. Everything can be looked at within an hour but the visit could be prolonged with a tractor or donkey ride (or...More

Thank Darren S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day out on Saturday 5th May to see the animals. We were a party of all adults, my daughter and her partner and I took my 87 year old aunt as she used to live on a farm. It is obviously...More

1  Thank CarolMitchell485
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a lovely day out,the children really enjoyed interacting with the animals, donkey ride then a tractor ride feeding the animals, lunch then a play in the playground , plenty of exercise and fresh air very enjoyable and reasonable day out

Thank carolnkeith29
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't know how anyone can fail to enjoy the fun on the farm. Lots to see and enjoy. The Animals are very cute. Lots to interest children of all ages and adults. A great day was enjoyed by us all!

Thank elblun2
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a day out with little one and had a great time the staff made my little girls day by letting her hold various animals they were incredibly informative and polite, had a thoroughly great day

Thank Manchesteravi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my little siblings and they had an amazing day lots to see and do you get to hold the animals and stroke them you see how they take milk from the cows 🐄

Thank daviahowarth
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled from Leeds to visit based on a friend's review. So much time to interact with animals you need a full day. Loads of picnic facilities. Buy donkey and tractor tickets on way in to save tracking all way back to entry to but afterwards....More

Thank 596Julie_
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took our son to the farms as he loves animals. He had such a great time!! He really enjoyed all the animals. There are plenty around to see. We took him in his pram which was very easy to take around....More

Thank valoren2013
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Visited Saturday about 11 am family of 4 Tractor ride food for the animals two donkey rides £34 in total. This place is far and away the best of its type that we have visited anywhere in the country, up close with all the animals,...More

1  Thank Jasonoliviaella
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

I am an absolute animal fanatic but that means I am very skeptical about anywhere with animals on show as an attraction as I am always concerned about their welfare. With this being a working dairy farm I was very weary about visiting but hand...More

1  Thank Natalie G
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bwfinediner
7 February 2018|
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Response from Carl G | Property representative |
Hi. Entrance fees are £7 children (under 2’s free) £8 adults. Family ticket is £28. 🐮🐮
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Christopher S
2 August 2017|
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Response from Liz E | Reviewed this property |
yes.
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Allyson D
28 April 2017|
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Response from MIKECHRISManchester | Reviewed this property |
We take our 2 year old granddaughter she loves holding the baby animals and there are plenty of small slides and indoor bits and pieces for them to do, we have taken our kids for years, hope you like it.
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