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Gorse Hill City Farm

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Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Revisit with friends for lunch - Excellent birds of prey

Visiting friends nearby, we walked over to the Gorse Hill City Farm for lunch and to see the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Swindon, United Kingdom
Very nice little farm

We had a really nice time at the farm, very good fun if you like animals and at a reasonable entry... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“farm animals”(11 reviews)
“small farm”(10 reviews)
“play area”(23 reviews)
Situated on a 20 acre site on the outskirts of Leicester City Centre we are a registered charity, a working farm and community project dedicated to the welfare of our animals and to providing a fun and educational experiences for all. We are open...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Anstey Lane, Leicester LE4 0FJ, England
+44 116 253 7582
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a really nice time at the farm, very good fun if you like animals and at a reasonable entry price. They had a nice range of animals, lots of goats and sheep, a few pigs, cows and ducks and one or two horses/donkeys....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal for out 19 month grandson who loved it. Not too large that he would get bored. Nice selection of animals who looked very well cared for. Tiny car park though so worth getting there early when they first open. They sell food for the...More

1  Thank Maz03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

came for a visit as was in the area shopping then saw sign saying 3 pound adult 1.50 a child there is no longer a donation tin! n as had only 3 pound on me what it used to be thought up this is expensive...More

1  Thank sarakeeley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting friends nearby, we walked over to the Gorse Hill City Farm for lunch and to see the animals. The kids all enjoyed the birds of prey and the play areas. Good filling lunch for a reasonable price. Lots to see - and the animals...More

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We have been visiting for many years and has always been a good cheap hours entertainment . Could hardly believe the entrance fee has more than doubled since we were there last . If you like sheep then this is the place for you

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Used to love it here, but since being taken over from the council, this place is so run down, the animals, what little selection there's all seem to not want to care! Buy food, none interested! 7 of us went, within 10 minutes we were...More

4  Thank Jmb1104
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We used to visit Gorse Hill quite often with our young boys, always putting money in the donation bucket. As with a previous reviewer, on my latest trip with my youngest soni found it was now pay £3/adult in the cafe on the way in....More

2  Thank MLambert51
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to this farm since Our Little boy was small and always used the entrance bucket to put our money in £2 adult £1 kid. When we arrived today we found that the price had gone up to £3 and that you...More

1  Thank CagsGoss
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Visited this morning with my friend and her 3 year old grandson. We spent a very enjoyable 4 hours looking at and feeding the animals and playing on the playground. Staff were tending to the animals and cleaning and everywhere seemed well looked after. We...More

Thank Dave804
Reviewed 5 June 2018

So didn’t want this to be the case but anyway here we are. The farm is in need of a bit of TLC to say the least. Grass over grown, play area looking very tired and it all seems unloved. The staff were all very...More

Thank Anita H
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1 December 2017|
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Response from springerspaniel1975 | Property representative |
Hello we have hard paths around the site and our internal animals are wheel chair accessible.
1 August 2017|
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Response from springerspaniel1975 | Property representative |
Hello yes we accessible for pushchairs
cynthia c
25 July 2017|
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Response from melfarmer | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as they are on the lead.