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Rare Breeds Centre

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Address: Highland Farm Warehorne Road | Highlands Farm, Woodchurch TN26 3RJ, England
Phone Number:
+44 1233 861493
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Great place!

Great place to bring kids, the young one really enjoyed petting the animals. The place is very well looked after and so are the animals. Also the staff is very nice and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Henrik M
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to bring kids, the young one really enjoyed petting the animals. The place is very well looked after and so are the animals. Also the staff is very nice and accomidating. We'll come back many times!

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Thank Henrik M
Ashford
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This must be the fifth time I've taken my boys to the rare breeds centre primarily to see Santa. With timed tickets for Santa you don't spend your whole day in a queue. Then the bonus of a whole show to go with it. It's always an extremely well done show and this year didn't disappoint. The barn that is... More 

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RareBreeds, Public Relations Manager at Rare Breeds Centre, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking time to submit a review, our visitor feedback is really important to us. We're pleased you all had a lovely day. With regard to your comments about the toilets, we do recognise that they are long overdue for updating and replacement. We're pleased to say that we obtained planning permission to replace the outdoor toilets... More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though it was a windy rainy November day, we had the best time! All the animals seemed really happy and well looked after and the giant rabbits were amazing! We enjoyed the play areas too with loads of choices of obstacle courses, mazes, swings, zip wire etc and my partners 6 year old loved the indoor play area, it... More 

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Thank Sadie W
Tenterden, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

My friend got tickets for this for my Sons birthday. All of the other Christmas events we've been to have been pretty lack lustre and when she said she was too ill to come we almost didn't go. I'm SO glad we did because it was by far the best experience my little boy has had. We all queued to... More 

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1 Thank Sam B
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Wow, we have just come back from a lovely afternoon here ending in a visit to the Big Man in Red. You book a time to see Santa and are lead in with a group and sit on a staggered set of steps with hay bales to sit on. Facing you is a sloping winter wonderland topped with trees and... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Staff were really friendly, the animals were all clean and looked well looked after. We had a lovely time walking around and luckily the weather was beautiful! Will definitely return

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1 Thank LaurenGrace1993
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

came here in late October 2016 with my family and was not disappointed, loads of animals here and even some to stroke as they were out on the hay bails, a tractor ride for young and old that takes you around the area up past the giants chair and back, the ride also makes 2 stops on the return 1... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

There is so much to do here that it can take more than a day. We enjoyed the woodland walk and playing in the woodland play area, especially as it was towards the end of the day so we had it to ourselves! Do the tractor ride to see more animals or to save your legs.

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1 Thank Karen D
Chatham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a proper hidden gem. We only discovered it earlier this year and have now been twice. Its more cost effective to go in the winter, if you can stand the cold. But even in the summer its much cheaper than any similar attractions. You can get properly hands on with the animals, there are more play areas than... More 

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1 Thank Adr1anL
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Was bought a falconry taster experience for my birthday. What an awesome experience, spent two hours filled with really interesting information about the individual birds and managed to fly the birds to hand. Rolo the eagle owl was magnificent, my thanks to Colin at Rare Breeds for making it a fantastic experience.

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