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Rare Breeds Centre

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Open today: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Falconry course

I recently attended a 5 day course and because of the information given and training received I... read more

Reviewed today
St Mary's Bay, United Kingdom

I’ve been here lots of times but haven’t been for about a year. What a difference! It’s fabulous... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anne N
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pig racing”(73 reviews)
“tractor ride”(64 reviews)
“birds of prey”(49 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Highland Farm Warehorne Road | Highlands Farm, Woodchurch TN26 3RJ, England
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Reviewed today

I recently attended a 5 day course and because of the information given and training received I have now purchased my own Harris Hawk which I am able to train because of all the information given to me on the course. I would recommend this...More

Thank serchog
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve been here lots of times but haven’t been for about a year. What a difference! It’s fabulous. My daughter really enjoyed your new play area and the assault course in the woods. Please get the tractor to stop at the play area though. My...More

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ideal for families, petting area for some animals. Good variety of rare breeds, and an impressive regular falconry display. The cafe was a little chaotic - self service and busy, but the staff were genuine and friendly throughout and we enjoyed the visit more than...More

Thank Harry B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited recently, it was busy but well managed by staff. Great to see a good variety of animals and to be able to stroke many of them. Tractor ride was excellent, huge selection of different play areas- to keep the children busy. We enjoyed ourselves...More

Thank Ladykel2004
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent two hour bird of prey experience with Colin. I learnt lots and got full value for money. It was a good mix of experiences and birds at different stages in their training. It would be an excellent birthday present for somebody. We also took...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although a very hot day everyone enjoyed the day, kids loved the trailer ride, the driver is a star, very friendly and sociable. Not sure on how many rare breeds there were, was expecting more animals due to the name but there was enough for...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great, lots of animals to see, a nice petting barn. Three big playparks and free tractor rides. We ate at the on-site restaurant, the food was nice and the children's picnic boxes were great value a good choice of items £4.99 for...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So where do you go to make every one happy and when I say everyone, two adults, two teenages, one four old, two grandparents The Rare Breeds Centre when we arrived parking was easy and very accessible, we walked to the entrance the prices were...More

Thank MrCoffeeBean
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took 2 and 4 years old grandsons, they loved touching the animals and the tractor ride best but also the adventure playgrounds and the insect house. Really excellent day out all inclusive ticket price and the pig racing was hilarious!

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was given a 2 hour Bird of Prey experience for my 60th last year, managed to fulfil that dream today. Colin the falconer was so professional and easy to learn what I could in the two hours from him. From feeding to the lure to...More

Thank storm44uk88
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5 June 2018|
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Response from Crazybear_uk | Reviewed this property |
Adult day ticket (Peak) 29th Mar - 31st Oct £10.68 Book Now Child day ticket (Peak) 29th Mar - 31st Oct £9.09 Book Now Senior day ticket (Peak) 29th Mar - 31st Oct £9.09 Book Now Family day ticket (Peak) 29th Mar... More
6 March 2018|
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Response from Scotty_boy1965 | Reviewed this property |
Yes our son was around that age when took him and is buggy friendly though maybe a little soggy in places at this time of year.
As a season ticket holder for myself and my grandson I have just returned from a visit to the Rare Breeds Centre and, unusually for us, decided to have something in the Granary restaurant. It must have been about 3.30 on a very busy Saturday (to-day) and my grandson wanted anything with chips but there was nothing hot or sandwiches on offer. He, therefore, chose a chocolate muffin with some smarties on the topping and a bottle of Coke. On arriving at the cash desk I was very surprised to be asked for £6.50! After getting him seated I was going back to get a coffee and cake for myself but, at this price, I didn't bother and won't hurry to return to the restaurant again. The table where we sat had not been cleaned and there was a lot of food under the table, including a whole cake which my grandson picked up and nearly ate. Apart from this I have always enjoyed fun filled days with my grandson at the Rare Breeds Centre which has improved each year and seems very well run. I also applaud the work they are doing by having maybe slightly less able people working alongside them. But please, please revise your pricing for one cup cake & a bottle of coke!
19 April 2015|
Response from RareBreeds | Property representative |
Thank you for getting in touch to tell us about your experience at the weekend - we always greatly appreciate feedback from our visitors. I am very sorry to hear that you didn't have a good experience in the Granary... More