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Boydells Dairy Farm

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Learn, Learn and Learn about farm animals, feed then and know about Country life.

This is a wonderful place for all age ranges; hygiene is important during the visit for all... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom

We took a chance at a visit here not knowing what it was really going to be like, we have 3... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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“picnic area”(21 reviews)
“family run”(16 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place for all age ranges; hygiene is important during the visit for all visitors, and beyond. Cows, goats, ducks and all other egg layers, plus exotic animals to protect against foxes and other predators. Humour on the tours plus at the...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We took a chance at a visit here not knowing what it was really going to be like, we have 3 children aged 3,10 and 13 (sometimes can be hard to find a place all 3 will enjoy 🙄) but very quickly after arriving we...More

Thank rachhay
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Had a really lovely day out here. I took wheelchair users and carers were allowed in for free. All staff were so friendly and we got to hold all the animals

Thank essexgirl21
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Been wanting to go to this place for a while and was so pleased we went today , my son , myself and my mum had a wonderful time . People was lovely so much activities all the time and very interactive with the animals...More

Thank Kirsty R
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have been to this lovely personally owned farm with our grandson a couple of times and have found each vist to be very enjoyable for both adults and child alike. They encourage you to hold the lambs and newly born chicks. You can even...More

Thank ariocoverdale
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Again a great opportunity to hold and feed lambs,day old chicks,milk a cow,feed goats,see sheep being milked.Learn about farm life.Very much hands on great afternoon out.Small gift shop

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 19 August 2018

On the farm ride we learned that Boydells Family Farm has been in existence for over 100 years, what a responsibility for those running it today. They have been brave enough to be diverse enough for me as a grandparent and other family members to...More

Thank Sonia B
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at the farm with our 3 year old. We got a tour of the animals first which we enjoyed. You could hold the kitten and lambs and there was a rabbit on a lead to hold aswell. You could watch...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic visit from start to finish. The owner showed everyone around and introduced us to the animals, gave us lots of interesting information and made it really fun and interactive for the kids. The children got to hold lambs, rabbits, guinea pigs, chicks and ducklings,...More

Thank vbear1
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This was a geat experience for me and my family. At the farm we saw and fed many animals including: sheep, pigs, cows, ponys, llamas, alpacas, chikens, turkeys, geese, and cats. The staff here are very friendly and our tourguide kiley was hillarious!! This was...More

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Fiona J
3 June 2018|
Response from GidgetAndShrek | Reviewed this property |
I'm not positive. They've got a Facebook page where you can check if they're open (only certain school holiday times) and you may be able to send them a question. I think it would be no though in case the dogs bark at the... More
14 August 2017|
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Response from Alison M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there we arrived at 11.40 we took a ball and had a picnic, there is a small stream with bridges and a couple of ropes attached to a tree that you can swing over the stream on. Good idea to take wellies as the children can... More
Galen H
13 April 2017|
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Response from Michelle W | Reviewed this property |
i would take a packed lunch, i didn't see much in the way of refreshments apart from cold drinks and ice lollies