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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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I have to say as far as Children's Parties go this has to be the best ever!! Such a fabulous... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Just Brilliant

We went for a kids party and it was absolutely fantastic. Great for kids of all ages, our son (5... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul L
Chorley, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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“donkey rides” (135 reviews)
“pets corner” (93 reviews)
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Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
+44 1204 595765
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Reviewed yesterday

I have to say as far as Children's Parties go this has to be the best ever!! Such a fabulous afternoon was spent yesterday and was loved by all, even adults!! It was for my nieces 6th birthday, so much fun, from feeding animals like...More

Thank Langy193
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a kids party and it was absolutely fantastic. Great for kids of all ages, our son (5) particularly enjoyed feeding the lambs which, at 5 months old, were more like teenage sheep. The Owls are amazing as is the whole experience. BRILLIANT.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best farm we have visited. Our daughter was invited to a party. Fantastically organised. The kids had a great time meeting animals in pets corner, then a tractor ride and a donkey ride plus feeding time with the bigger animals....More

Thank Rachel46Lancashire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for my niece's birthday party and all the kids seemed to have a great time. I like the new petting area, the staff were really friendly and went out of there way to make sure my niece was having fun.

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 10 September 2017

WOW!!! This farm has it all, donkey rides, tractor rides, feeding the animals, play areas, amazing staff, hand washing facilities, cafe, free parking, cows licking your hands and being milked, pigs cuddling up to you and the best bit for us was pets corner. this...More

Thank Chelsea H
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Best farm in Greater Manchester. Animals are well cared for and the place is clean and professionally managed. Love the variety of animals and the children had the best time. Also the coffee is of a good standard!

Thank KateHargan
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend decided to try out Smithwells farm yesterday. We were a bit worried going in as we seemed to be the only couple there without children But we soon got over it. A brilliant day out for anyone of any age. We...More

2  Thank Allie S
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I came here with 2 one year olds in my care. The farm was fantastic, one of the best locally to me. The children loved petting time when we got to feed the boisterous bouncing Lambs. They loved the donkey rides. And all the animals...More

Thank sophie h
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I last visited in 2014 and i was less than impressed fastforward to 2017 and what an improvement. I can't believe this is the same place. Fantastic effort and money put into this farm, and it needed it. Well done smithills farm, credit were credits...More

Thank bolton1
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here and loved how hands on the little ones were allowed to be. Cheap day out but couldn't really spend more than a few hours unless you let them burn some energy on the park for a while. Pretty good...More

Thank wendiwoo76
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Christopher S
2 August 2017|
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Response from alexgreen | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of indoor activities to make it a fun day. Maybe not quite as good but my kids have enjoyed it even on wet days.
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.
6 October 2016|
Response from Shadowfaxuk | Reviewed this property |
Adults: £7.00 Children: £6.00 (2 - 16 years, children under 2 are free) OAPs: £6.00 School Group visits - School children £8 and adults one free for every 5 children then £7 each Birthday parties £12