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Hadleigh Farm - Rare Breeds Centre

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Lovely animals.

I saw some very pretty & somewhat unusual animals. I loved the black & green silkie & also the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Debbie B
School Trip

Really lovely for young children.....small but lots going on and the staff are all so helpful and... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
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Castle Lane, Hadleigh Farm, Hadleigh, Southend-on-Sea SS7 2AP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I saw some very pretty & somewhat unusual animals. I loved the black & green silkie & also the little hedgehog. He is only the second living hedgehog I have ever seen & the first one I've ever stroked! Lovely...

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Not massive but a good couple of hours and not expensive. Nice play area and a range of animals to look at and feed. Staff very helpful.

Thank nicolanoycewilliams
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Really lovely for young children.....small but lots going on and the staff are all so helpful and friendly...the children really enjoyed the day :0)

Thank lizzyisthin
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Quite hard to find, and not very will signposted, but well worth the effort, one you find it. Can't wait to go back again.

Thank Rodney H
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Been coming here since daughter was a tot. Lovely little spot with lots of farm animals for children to enjoy. Can get very busy during the holidays and parking can prove elusive. Great little place.

Thank Debster1962
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Have taken my 2 year old granddaughter here a couple of times and now bought a season ticket. Very clean and well-kept farm with goats, sheep, rabbits, chickens and pigs. You can buy feed for the animals making it a hands-on experience. Beautiful views across...More

Thank Penny C
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Visited here this past weekend and we all enjoyed our time here. Lots of different animals to see and feed, a small maze, children's play area and benches for lunch. Small gift shop where you purchase tickets and feed bags available also. Tea room/Cafe just...More

Thank Martyn S
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Great place as took granddaughter and even though cold and very muddy she loved it ad being able to feed the animals. Superb views around and easy walk to Hadleigh Castle. They also have a great little cafe which although busy was so well staffed...More

Thank Beechtree
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Present place to take young children . Lots of different animals to feed . All very friendly. Sitting and eating area placed in the middle with a small children's activity park. Animal food available. At the entrance is a Salvation Army cafeteria with toilets. Very...More

Thank Tinkertash2012
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Been here a few times with my daughter she always has a good time its cheap for the price and plenty to do and can always go to the castle after

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