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Sacrewell

#7 of 70 things to do in Peterborough Features Animals
Sacrewell Lodge Great North Road, Peterborough PE8 6HJ, England
+44 1780 782254
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Needs to redefine the term "farm park"

Plenty of parking. Expensive to enter, especially for a family of 4 or 5. £11 per adult. Pleasant... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
PIPPIN11
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Grantham, United Kingdom
Great day out

Had a great day out and lots to do with the kids. Always friendly staff and food is good quality... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Daniel B
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You probably know us as a lovely place for children to see the animals, run around in beautiful countryside and let off steam in our state-of-the-art play barn - but there's a lot more to Sacrewell. With the help of £1.4 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund, our 18th century water mill is being transformed into a national centre for milling excellence - take a tour and find out how your great-grandparents got their daily bread. Foodies can also join a tractor trip around the fields of our tenant farmers Riverford Organic Farms (it's on our land). Then there's our wildlife trail, scavenger hunt and two new rambles - if you're lucky, you'll see the rare red kites and brown hares. Seasonal events range from our Lamb National to ploughing with vintage tractors. In our 50th year as a charity dedicated to agricultural education, we continue to welcome students of all ages who want to learn traditional skills and get an insight into rural life. We hope that all our visitors not only have a great day out but feel they've learned something too.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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Sacrewell Lodge Great North Road, Peterborough PE8 6HJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Plenty of parking. Expensive to enter, especially for a family of 4 or 5. £11 per adult. Pleasant staff. Lots to do for young children - playbarn, small pets etc. Animals somewhat sparse - 4 sheep, 4 goats, 2 ponies and 3 alpacas - hardly...More

Thank PIPPIN11
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great day out and lots to do with the kids. Always friendly staff and food is good quality from the cafe. Children's area is really good and lots of animals on site. The tractor ride is a must do and great fun. Would...More

Thank Daniel B
Harriet_and_Jill, Communications and Interpretation Officer at Sacrewell, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Daniel, thank you very much for taking time to write a review, we're glad you had a good day and look forward to seeing you again over the summer.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our grandchildren (6 and 2) and both loved the day. It is a place where you need good weather. The staff were friendly and very helpful and seemed to be picked to interact with the children. The mill amd the walks were very...More

Thank Keith1812
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very reasonable priced and plenty of free parking. It has a larger indoor play area if the weather is bad. Animals to look at and pet. Try to do the tractor tour with Dylan he's knowledgable and a laugh a minute. It has tables for...More

Thank zen15006
Harriet_and_Jill, Communications and Interpretation Officer at Sacrewell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We're glad you enjoyed your day and will pass your praise on to Dylan.

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Good for young children - animals, playground and activity centre. Plenty of parking and easy to get around. The restored mill has been set out very well with good graphics, recordings and activities. The tractor ride audio system was not very good. The billed flower...More

1  Thank haxton247
Harriet_and_Jill, Communications and Interpretation Officer at Sacrewell, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the restored mill, it's been a big project for us. We have passed on your comments about the food to Origin8 who run and manage the cafe at Sacrewell. If you would like...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Had a beautiful time. It was a surprise date that my hubby planned knowing how much I love lambs. The weather was perfect! Animals of all kinds, great walking trails ( perfect holding hand time) ended with a cup of tea and cake in the...More

Thank SusantheOceanGoddess
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Nice day out with the family. Our 18 months old son had a great time. Not only petting the animals, but also in the playground, and specialy in the indoor play area. Cafe is OK, home made food, sandwiches and refreshments

Thank IsaGarCres
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We took our grandchildren here last week. Although it was crowded we still enjoyed our day. The egg hunt was enjoyable and the children pe particularly enjoyed the maze. The animals were well cared for and it was nice to see rabbits and guinea pigs...More

Thank Val C
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Myself and my two and a half year old boys visit here a couple of times a week and love it. The farm is just the right size for the boys to walk (charge!) around and is really safe for them to do so. There...More

Thank StamfordHem
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Arriving at 12.45 we went to pay for entrance. Was asked did we want to go on tractor ride, and said yes. Paid for 5 of us, but wasn't told you can only go on tractor at your specific time. Ours was 4pm. We wouldn't...More

2  Thank maprugrats
Harriet_and_Jill, Communication and Interpretation Officer at Sacrewell, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Sacrewell. We're sorry there was a miscommunication in regards to tractor times, this is very unusual as the tokens have the time stamp printed on them but I have passed this on to our reception team. Did...More

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kathyb122016
We are thinking of visiting the bus rally . Will the power wheelchair cope with the field?
10 July 2016|
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Response from elisangary | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't have any experience with power wheelchairs so it would be hard for me to comment. There is a slope to the field of that is useful?
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Lynda7916
Are you near Stamford we live in spalding what is the easiest way to get to you
28 October 2015|
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Response from Megan A | Property representative |
Hi Lynda, so sorry I have only just seen this. Yes we are, we're about six miles south of Stamford. I think the easiest way to get to us from Spalding is to take the A15 to Peterborough and then the A47 towards Leicester.
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