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Mabie Farm Park

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Brilliant farm park

Had a great day out here. Perfect for young kids, lots of animals to see, plenty to play on and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Wow, what an amazing place this is. Feeding the animals were amazing and very fun. Highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2019
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“donkey rides”(60 reviews)
“quad bikes”(70 reviews)
“hay barn”(30 reviews)
Family fun farm park with lots to do for old and young. The whole family can spend hours from feeding the animals, bouncing on the jumping pillows, slides,play barn,straw barn, boating pond,donkey rides,our choochoo express,quad biking and lots of...more
Burnside Farm | Mabie, Dumfries DG2 8EZ, Scotland
+44 1387 259666
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day out here. Perfect for young kids, lots of animals to see, plenty to play on and good food in the cafe! Particularly liked the straw barn and indoor play area as somewhere to go when it's raining although we were lucky...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

Wow, what an amazing place this is. Feeding the animals were amazing and very fun. Highly recommend it.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

at last a place theres no kids with there faces glued to a iphone and enjoying what this great country has to offer . its very sad that we are in the age that kids rather be on a phone than outside feeling what joy...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bazzalenko31
Reviewed 4 November 2018

When we come on holiday or break to this area its not complete without a day of family fun at Mabie. . lovely day out always

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ayshea B
Reviewed 18 October 2018

My grandson thought that this was a fantastic place . He really loves animals and had a great time with the goats in particular and the birds . Good wholesome , well priced food . Cheery staff . attentive .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank borak
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We have been twice now and both times we were impressed with the managers friendly approach to us along with his helpful insight into the animals. The staff around the site encouraged questions and where possible encouraged us to have physical contact with the animals....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert S S
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great day visiting Mabie farm park. Particular highlights were meeting the 3 week old donkey, feeding the animals, holding the rabbit and Guinea pig, donkey ride, and the wide range of play equipment. My 2 year olddaughter absolutely loved it! 👍🏻😀🎉

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KSTH2612
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We were a group of 5 adults who visited last week and we had a great time.The animals were all well looked after and we enjoyed learning about them and feeding them.We tried quad biking which was good fun and had lunch there,the food was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Husband and I holidaying in Newton Stewart, but read good things about this place so we took the hour drive for it. Was so so worth it! We are big animal lovers so to get up close and feed them was lovely. I can see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WelshBunnie
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and i took the children while on holiday in the area we thoroughly enjoyed it well the kids definatley did Its a bit pricey but worth it plenty to do from play areas to petting and feeding animals Certainly worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank C5481ZMmichellem
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25 August 2017|
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Response from Phil J | Reviewed this property |
The main ticket is as above, but if you want to do some of the other activities like the train, the quad bikes and row boats, then theres a further charge, which can really inflate the price for the day. Its a great day out... More
James A
14 May 2017|
Response from cath_ruth94 | Reviewed this property |
no I'm afraid not
5 April 2017|
Response from mrsgol | Reviewed this property |
I'm not.really sure what they do for Easter perhaps you could phone them? I'm sure there will be so.ething on they are usually very good