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Address: Old Rectory Farm | Ragley Drive, Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3TU, England
Phone Number: 44-121-742-0226
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Description: This 96-acre working farm brings the country right to city dwellers...
This 96-acre working farm brings the country right to city dwellers offering guided nature walks and other popular events.
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lovely park, free parking, added bonus of a small farm.and planes taking off from the airport

we had a lovely few hours here. i wasnt expecting a full on farm so the animals were a nice feature on a lovely small farm. the car parking is fairly plentiful and free. the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

we had a lovely few hours here. i wasnt expecting a full on farm so the animals were a nice feature on a lovely small farm. the car parking is fairly plentiful and free. the park itself is enormous and a massive green oasis in the middle of a built up area. it was about 15-20 mins walk from the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The farm is in a great location with a huge park and playground next door, very popular with locals, but there seems to be hardly any animals- fewer and fewer each time we go. And conditions for them are poor. The cafe is run down and lacks quality. All children love a farm, so I think the Rangers are missing... More 

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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We have visited a few times. The park is ok. Probably about right for children under 8. There is loads of space for ball games and bike riding. If you walk for about 15 minutes you can view planes from right next to the runway. There is a mini farm there and a cafe which is pleasant enough. We will... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Free. The park was simply ok. The roundabout was good but the swings were always taken up. There isn't much for teens at this place, however, and I do think that the farm needed a little more oomph, a few more animals and perhaps more detailed, informative and decorative displays, just to make it more educational. There were seating area,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Entrance is free, there is a small playground for young children and a very small farm with some animals. My kids 5 and 2 loved the visit and we spent around 3h in total. Burger and chips were very good and reasonably priced. Nice area to walk around as well. Well worth going.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I came here with my children, it is free so shouldn't really complain , but the farm it self is a bit boring and the play area is for toddlers not children who are 8+ as not much for them to play on . The car park spaces are limited and gets busy. Great for younger children but mine have... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Been here a couple of times now and it is such a lovely place to visit; you have farm animals plus a huge play area and in addition lots of grass area's too - great for picnics or just for kicking a ball about. It is so nice to have somewhere to go that doesn't cost a penny, thank you... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My 8 year loves planes so from here we can see the planes taking off and landing. We always take a picnic and he normally takes a football his bike or scooter as there is plenty of open grass area for him to play. There is also a park and a small farm to explore good fun day out

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I took my 18 month old little boy there and he absolutely loved it. I recommend anyone with small children to go there. Easy to get to and a little gem of Sheldon

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A lovely green space visiting after leaving marston green station. If you love watching plane you have picnic benches to watch them. With my six year old we have not made the farm yet! We also found a lovely all days shop by the station to buy sandwiches to enjoy while watching a free air show. Not sure what day... More 

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