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Smithills Open Farm

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Address: Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
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+44 1204 595765
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Fantastic visit

Actually visited with a school group (infant age). The whole visit was great, well organised and the children's attention was held all the time they were there. The day started... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Manchester
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Manchester
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Actually visited with a school group (infant age). The whole visit was great, well organised and the children's attention was held all the time they were there. The day started around 10am and we left at 2pm having had: A tractor ride to feed the donkeys A chance to feed lambs Hold chicks and rabbits, touch a snake See an... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went here for our sons 5th Birthday Party, we had invited about 12 of his friends from school and were greeted by Joanne who was our party coordinator. There is an adequate waiting area with bouncy castle and play area while you wait for all your guests to arrive. We first went to pets corner where we able to... More 

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a great deal to it for the price. Staff very friendly, which gains it an extra star. Looks to be a good place for educational school or group trips but don't go massively out of your way for a family day.

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Thank Eltonio1982
Manchester
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have taken the children a number of times. They love it, lots of close-up animal fin and plenty of good education from the team. A great place to take little ones and enjoy seeing what goes on at a farm.

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Rowley Regis, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with family. Young kids and teens. Absolutely fabulous day out. The staff were so good and really know there stuff.

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Thank Liz E
Chorley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on Easter Saturday with family who were visiting from London attended with 6 year old and 2 year old plus 4 adults. Easter egg hunt terrible having little kids root around in brambles and rubbish for eggs was a disgrace. Place was absolutely packed could not get on the tractor, see the show or get on a donkey. Poor... More 

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Thank holandj
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great day. Everyone loved it, the staff were brilliant. The activities were great. It ended with a party what more could you ask for. Fantastic. Highly recommend for parties

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Thank Bevbuttie
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well after hearing so much about this place, decided to take our girl for her second birthday and so glad we did.... yes the place was busy, but not overflowing and worth every penny. Staff very warm and welcoming. Which makes a change from some child's centres. Will return once again sometime soon. Every animal possible to touched petted and... More 

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Thank Stephen O
Warrington, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I saw the queue I thought we were in for a miserable five hours how wrong can you be. The farm swallowed up the crowds okay there were queues for the tractor and donkey rides and the petting area but that's what British people do on bank holidays. So to those who say there is nothing to do there's... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on Saturday with my family for a day out. The farm is reasonably priced and great few hours even though we were all adults.

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