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Amelia Trust Farm

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Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Lovely day

My grandchildren very much enjoyed this visit. They loved the animals. The grown ups enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Suzanne D
via mobile
Birthday party

We attended a birthday party at the farm today and it was brilliant!! There was an animal handling... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
via mobile
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Amelia Trust Farm is a Care Farm charity, established 27 yrs ago, that supports disadvantaged and vulnerable people with various complex needs. The Farm and it's woodlands are set in 160 acres of countryside sanctuary in the Vale of Glamorgan. Open...more
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Amelia Trust Farm Five Mile Lane | Vale of Glamorgan, Barry CF62 3AS, Wales
+44 1446 782030
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All reviews play area free entry rabbits and guinea pigs free range eggs woodland walk charity run excellent afternoon couple hours picnic bbq petting zoo animal enclosures duck pond young children great little place few hours lovely woodland tea and cake
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the farm last week where I noticed the lambs have poo over their bums, they were rubbing up against fences and seemed distressed. As I walked through the fields I noticed some of the outdoor animals do not look well and some were...More

Thank Ethan G
Karen T, Manager at Amelia Trust Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Amelia Trust Farm is a charity set up 28 years ago to be a rural lung for disadvantaged people across South Wales but in particular for young people who are going through a difficult time in their lives. This remains our mission to this day....More

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We attended a birthday party at the farm today and it was brilliant!! There was an animal handling session where the children got to feed and brush the rabbits and guinea pigs, stroke the ferrets and hold and bath the tortoise (which was my son’s...More

Thank SLKAY21
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The Amelia Trust Farm is a working farm which opens its doors to visitors. It is a lovely day out especially for families with younger children. Although it's not a fancy place with arcades or other entertainment it's definitely worth a visit as you can...More

1  Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The place is huge, so make sure you have a good couple hours spare to go, there is a few animals there could do with a few more though and could do with animals you can feed or pat, as I think it is good...More

Thank jamesmO44LS
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

You’ve now got to pay to get which I understand as it’s a charity but there’s just not much there. Needs more animals and maybe to be more interactive with the animals like the other farms nearby

Thank Emily E
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Lovely friendly place to take the children. I've animals and lots of space to enjoy the countryside.

Thank wendyarnold589
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely visit checking it out for our grandsons visit. Great prices as most farms are ridiculously expensive. Lovely grounds for woodland walks and plenty of places for a picnic. It was so hit most animals were asleep!

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

My grandchildren very much enjoyed this visit. They loved the animals. The grown ups enjoyed the country side. All in all a cheap and happy day out for all.

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Not free anymore. Petting animals was not available . No soft play. 3 children disappointed. Wanted to cuddle the bunnies. Had more fun in the pet shop.

Thank sammynoonoo
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

On the off chance, we visited for breakfast (Monday morning), it was quiet so basically had the coffee shop to ourselves, service was quick and staff polite. There was plenty of history to read within the coffee shop, how the trust was started. Plenty for...More

Thank Debbie W
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29 September 2018|
Response from jamesmO44LS | Reviewed this property |
I think it was nothing to go in but you then had to pay for the fruit you picked which was weighed at and prices in the main building before you leave