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Address: Anstey Lane, Leicester LE40FJ, England
Phone Number: +44 116 253 7582
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Description: Situated on a 20 acre site on the outskirts of Leicester City Centre we...
Situated on a 20 acre site on the outskirts of Leicester City Centre we are a registered charity, a working farm and community project dedicated to the welfare of our animals and to providing a fun and educational experiences for all. We are open 365 days a year rain or shine. With over 100 animals for you to meet we offer the perfect venue for a fun family day out or educational group visit. Find us on facebook for up to date information. Entry to the farm is £1 per child, £2 per adult.Buttercup Hill cafe is independantly run and has its own trip adviser page
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Farm park in the city

Cheap, entrance by donation. Good family venue with events throughout the year, check their website! Farm animals including some rare breeds, garden, play and picnic areas, onsite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
lorraine p
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Cheap, entrance by donation. Good family venue with events throughout the year, check their website! Farm animals including some rare breeds, garden, play and picnic areas, onsite cafe, parking, information signs.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Grew up visiting stoughton farm park, this is much smaller but my little boy loved seeing the animals. bit cold and bleak this time of year but imagine its lovely in the summer

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great day out for our grandkids. they love getting up close to the various animals. Great value for money, enjoyable and educational.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Took the kids out for a nice afternoon visit. Plenty of animals to see, and the staff were helpful in explaining to the children about them. Spent a while slowly walking around and watching the animals, and their was even animal food to purchase for 50p a bag, that the kids loved feeding. (they have sinks to wash hands in... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

When i was a child this farm used to be great. I took my LO when he was around 11months old hoping to relive the exciting times i once enjoyed. Sadly this wasn't the case! I'm aware that they're a charity & had some issues with break-ins & animals being stolen/scared. But there were hardly any animals to look at.... More 

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springerspaniel1975, Manager at Gorse Hill City Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Gorse Hill City Farm has a wide range of livestock for you to see, if you would like to visit us again a member of staff will happily show you the animals you did not see on your previous visit. There are goats, ponies, donkeys, turkeys, chickens and a variety of small animals for your... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

On visiting with my granddaughter,we found it very instructive of all the different animals and it was nice to be able to feed or pet them.The cafe on site was very reasonable priced and had toilet facilities.A good 2 hours visit.

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Stoney Stanton, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
22 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

My and my family regularly visit this attraction. The farm is quite small but is great for younger children, our daughter adores it and all the animals, they have a good selection of small animals and you can feed everything apart from the horses and donkeys. The food is 50p per bag and entrance to the farm is a donation... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Was ok but may be best for little ones not 5 year olds sadly but nice half hour out ,nice cafe n play area

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We visit the Farm park quite often, we all love feeding the animals. The younger members of my family love to see all the animals ,Great Value for money. We will be visiting again soon.

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Well worth a visit. Its very reasonably priced. Recommended donation is £2 adults and £1 for kids. We have been several times now and my daughter still asks to go. It was her idea to go today. The feed is only 50p a bag and the goats and sheep love eating it. There were even 13 four week old piglets... More 

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