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Fancy's Farm

Features Animals
Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Free & great escape from the cold

Free little farm. Can feed the animals for £1 a pot. Great indoor space for young kids to play and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
A farm with a view

Well worth a visit, set in the old Naval radio base, with points of interest for both young & old... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Peter W
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“goat”(22 reviews)
Fancys Farm is free to enter and is open every day of the year except Christmas Day from 10am to 5pm. Most of our wide variety of animals are super friendly and love to be petted. Feed is available in the main building at £1 per cup. We have a...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Near High Angle Battery, Glacis, New Ground, DT5 1FR, England
+44 7810 485351
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free little farm. Can feed the animals for £1 a pot. Great indoor space for young kids to play and run about while you have a hot drink & they do food (basics like chips, sausage eggs etc). We kind of stumbled on this farm...More

Thank SSB82
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Well worth a visit, set in the old Naval radio base, with points of interest for both young & old. You can feed the animals, with a small shop for teas or coffee.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Visited yesterday with my family. Witnessed the owner verbally and physically threaten a member of staff. This took place in front of my two young children and several other visitors,totally unprevoked and no apology offered by the owner. Will never return and suggest other visitors...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Really glad that these animals are looked after but a bit of a let down and not the easiest place to find. Coul be so much better with a little bit of effort. Mind you tyres in the car park

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 29 August 2018

fancy's farm offers a free family day out. It has a good selection of animals for your family to view and visit. It also has a café attached.

Thank williamsbear
Reviewed 26 August 2018

I took my son and granddaughters for the morning, it was so much fun, and all the animals were very well cared for too.

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Having no children we only popped in for a coffee,but could see the animals were well looked after and how the children loved getting up close and feeding them worth a visit

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is just such a fab place to go with kids, on your own (if animals are your thing!?!) as a couple in fairness ANYONE!!! Entry is free and food is £1 for a cup full!! Pooches allow in too!! The owners are lovely and...More

Thank Meghan S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The drive to this farm is mesmeric Its free to enter £1 per cup to feed the animals. You'll find goats, horses, sheep, donkeys, pigs, rabbits. The view of the sea and coast is spectacular. We spent an hour and a half here but could...More

Thank Sayyid
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This is a definite to visit. Not only do they have great facilities and free entry they do a wonderful job at looking after the visitors and animals alike. Went above and beyond when I arrived and got chatting and found out I was in...More

Thank Laura H
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29 September 2018|
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Response from JonI376 | Property representative |
Catch the number one bus and get off at Portland Heights. It's a ten minute gentle walk to the farm along New Ground and Glacis. Thank you Jon Illsley
25 July 2018|
Response from Laura H | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty good... No steps. It is set on a hill so a strong push is required in places. I would be happy to take someone with a chair though!
10 September 2016|
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Response from Sharon J | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen people with dogs walking around. Email them or call them - they are nice People and I am sure they will be happy to help.