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Marsh Farm

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Marsh Farm House Marsh Farm Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Woodham Ferrers CM3 5WP, England
+44 1245 321552
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Far too expensive

Very average day out. Far too expensive for what it is. Not enough things to do for young kids in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jeanchelseaxx
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Day out

We went to see paw patrol as it's the granddaughters favourite characters. There didn't seem a lot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin S
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Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park, Acres of Magical Fun for Everyone! Marsh Farm is set in over 30 acres of beautiful farm land surrounded by 300 acres of country park on the edge of the River Crouch. When arriving you will be handed an itinerary of the days activities. Meet all your farmyard friends, cuddle the pets and see the majestic Birds of Prey . Then sample some of our delicious freshly prepared food, play in our extensive indoor and outdoor play areas or bounce on our huge bouncy pillows. Plus, enjoy one amazing shows, including Magic & Mayhem, Pesky Pets and Birds of Prey.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tractor ride” (87 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Marsh Farm House Marsh Farm Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Woodham Ferrers CM3 5WP, England
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+44 1245 321552
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very average day out. Far too expensive for what it is. Not enough things to do for young kids in my opinion.More

1  Thank jeanchelseaxx
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ThePartymanCompany, Manager at Marsh Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, We believe our price to be good value as all activities are included. I am surprised you didn't think there were many things for children to do. We have bouncy pillows, two large outdoor play areas, crazy golf, inflatables, ride on Tractors, Tractor Rides,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see paw patrol as it's the granddaughters favourite characters. There didn't seem a lot there for children under three years old And when we decided to get some food, the sandwiches were very dry even for the grandchild and the bacon roll...More

2  Thank Martin S
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ThePartymanCompany, Manager at Marsh Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thankyou for visiting. We hope your granddaughter enjoyed meeting Chase and Marshall. We will pass on your comments about your sandwiches to our catering team. Many Thanks.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I dont know how they still have the name of a farm, I know there isn't a lot of farm animals anyway but not even a cow in-site. I remember visiting here when I was little and loved seeing the piglets under the heat lamps...More

1  Thank Sonia S
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ThePartymanCompany, Manager at Marsh Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, I am sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. Although our heritage is that of a open farm we have been making changes over the last 5 years and although a variety of farm animals and many pets remain we do now have our animal...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 2 year old and the Grandparents for a day out and we had a nice time being together and the sun was shining but we were all quite disappointed with Marsh Farm. It seemed really tired and run down. The animals were...More

1  Thank Jodie S
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ThePartymanCompany, Manager at Marsh Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, I am sorry that you did't enjoy your visit. We have the Tea Room open at busy times only. We have a Magic Show in the Theatre every single day at 1pm. We will take your comments about the food on board. Many thanks.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I last visited here in 2015 and having read recent reviews I was not sure whether to return or not. Glad we did though as I still think it's a great day out for young kids. There are less animals than when we last visited...More

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ThePartymanCompany, Manager at Marsh Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thankyou for writing a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. We have new ride on Tractors on order that should be with us soon. Many Thanks.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Marsh Farm a couple of times a year and always enjoy it. We came during the Easter Holidays and had a good family day. There aren’t as many animals as there used to be but we prefer it now as there are more...More

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ThePartymanCompany, Manager at Marsh Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for your lovely review, we hope to see you again soon. Many Thanks

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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Not really a farm (there are so few animals I am surprised you are able to call it a farm) and not a great activity centre. Points as follows: 1. Charging admission for 2 year olds is a rip off. There is very little aimed...More

1  Thank KP11347
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ThePartymanCompany, Manager at Marsh Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hello Thankyou for our feedback. We are an visitor attraction with a mix of animals, entertainment and play. We have over 200 animals at Marsh Farm mixed with lots of play area’s and activities. Although we have good large baby changing facilities in the middle...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We came for the easter hunt which wasn't exciting they thought at least see the mad hatter, last year it was great and the staff was super friendly but this time the staff didn't smile nor friendly, the rabbit to Stoke they went to the...More

1  Thank jacqueline m
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ThePartymanCompany, Manager at Marsh Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hello, I’m sorry you did not enjoy your Easter Visit. We did move the Easter Egg Hunt this year due to how wet our fields were. We have timed animal activities throughout the day, if the rabbit demonstration was finishing there would have been another...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

one of the first sunny days and en route to visit family in Essex we decided to stop by this "farm". It USED to be a farm, it is now a children's activity playground. On the weekends & at peak times they charge the same...More

1  Thank zrana2016
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ThePartymanCompany, Manager at Marsh Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hello, I am sorry you didn’t enjoy your visit. Over the last few years we have added play area’s, Crazy golf, a theatre, bouncy pillows and lots of children’s entertainment and activities but we do still have over 200 animals. Thankyou for visiting.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been to Marsh Farm for a few years, so when we won a complimentary pass we decided to take our 17 year old and our 10 year old. (Both animal lovers) We used to love Marsh Farm but we were so disappointed to...More

1  Thank Holly G
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MarshFarmTeam, Manager at Marsh Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hello, Marsh Farm was run as an open open farm until 2012 when we took the site over from the council. Back then there were lots of animal and not many other activities and although some people liked it as it was visitor numbers had...More

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amySouthEast
28 April 2018|
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Response from Jimpendrigh | Reviewed this property |
Hi officially yes you would we didn’t have to as said her birthday was only 2 days ago when we took our grandchildren.
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Marsh Farm covers quite a large area but is wheelchair friendly could also recommend Stay and Play in Laindon for a 2nd birthday x Nanny Gel
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Sandra B
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Response from mick2159 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can get a bus from Chelmsford bus garage to south woodham ferrers, approx. 12-15 min walk from there, phone bus garage for timetable, and ask driver to stop as near as possible. hope this helps, enjoy your day out... More
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