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Smithills Open Farm

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

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Fantastic for all year round

This is a fantastic place to visit for children of all ages ,there is plenty to do for a full day out ,Lots of animals to see and feed and ride on .The tractor ride is a must

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
nixpauli
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic place to visit for children of all ages ,there is plenty to do for a full day out ,Lots of animals to see and feed and ride on .The tractor ride is a must

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Thank nixpauli
Bolton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took my 7yr old Grandaughter here for a day out, bit of a walk from the bus stop but worth the trek. We both had a great tine, loads to see she loved holding the chicks and the cow milking display we will definitely be back... entrance fee you need to add to for tractor ride and donkey ride....

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Thank JulieandMark9-10-11
Calgary, Canada
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun staff, fun activities, fun meerkats, llamas and pigs. What more could you ask for. Go show your kids what reakl animals smell like, feel like and how hard the farmers work. It's the experience of a lifetime. If you're lucky, you'll get to see Elliot, Lord of the Manor!

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Thank ElTigre2014
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my 2 1/2yr old for a boys morning out. It was cold and a bit drizzly but we still had a great time. The farm has done some minor improvements since our last visit that just make it that little bit better. Particularly the toilets/handwashing area. Got animal food and had a great time feeding all the animals, my... More 

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Thank Daniel G
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to see a range of farm animals and reptiles. Even has the option for a tractor ride large walking area and lots of animals to see. Animal feed also available at 50p per bag. there's a park and play area for kids and toilets too. Which i must add are very clean.

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Thank Sabera P
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to do in any weather! We've been 3 times in 12 months and never disappoints . Stroke and feed the animals, tractor and donkey rides

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Thank MrsDuck1
Bolton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

brought grandaughter.here she loved the animals feed them and enjoyed her day out.lovley family day out.

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Thank susanwalsh00
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant place. My kids loved it ! The place is very well kept, all the staff are very welcoming. Will definitely recommend and return again in the summer.

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Thank John E
Bolton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best open farm i have visited with the kids. Make sure you take in the animal show for the kids. Cool place. Only gripe is the tractor ride could be longer

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Thank David H
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful family farm equips for everything. Fantastic friendly staff and a wide variety of animals. Pets corner. 2 hrs of cow milking (not essential but my son loves it) food is great and reasonably priced. A firm favourite with us and a regular day put!!! 🐷🐑🐮 ⭐️

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