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Lane's Garden Centre Open Farm

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Address: Breaston Lane, Derby DE723TT, England
Phone Number: 01159 397128
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Wrong Lane for me

Not quite Open Farm, this was not for me, would prefer to see animals in the open rather than caged. When I visited there were children looking/feeding the various animals and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
johnhp702
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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The garden centre side of Lanes with the animals was ok. Admittedly it is slighty run down, but the children love feeding the animals and being able to touch them. The garden centre has a medium range of goods, and the staff were brilliant. If I could review that side if things I'd give it a 3 star. My biggest... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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169 attraction reviews
497 helpful votes 497 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Not quite Open Farm, this was not for me, would prefer to see animals in the open rather than caged. When I visited there were children looking/feeding the various animals and they seemed quite taken with it.

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East Midalnds
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54 reviews 54 reviews
3 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We called in with our two year old Granddaughter, as we found the place listed on TripAdvisor. No entrance fee to the farm which would be good for people with several children to amuse! Only £1 for a bucket of veg to feed the pigs, goats, sheep, cows, etc. 50p for a pot of corn to feed the chickens. Chipmunks,... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I have visited this place previously and come across these reviews by chance whilst looking for something else. I, along with several other reviewers received absolutely disgusting service from the coffee shop but NOT from the garden centre. However if you look at the reviews this is really suffering because of them. Please note there is a separate place to... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My daughter loves visiting this farm to see the animals! Free entry, only £1 bucket of veg to feed the animals! Lovely little farm. Nice cake and coffee in the cafe too! Will be visiting again!

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

As a gift I received a voucher to attend the “Owl Experience” at the Lanes Garden centre, Risley. Our reservation was Sunday 30th November. We arrived about half an hour early so had a browse around the garden centre. The centre also accommodates various animals and birds. The animals included Donkeys, Goats, Cows, Pigs, Ducks, Caged Birds and what I... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
24 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

£0 to walk around. £1 for a bucket of veg to feed the animals with. £1 for a dozen eggs to take home Garden Centre and Cafe Bliss. Tractor on site for children to climb. And allll these animals to stroke, feed and see: Piglets, Pigs, Goats, Donkeys, Cows, Ducks, Sheep, Owls, Chipmunks, Owls, Chickens, Peacocks, Geese and a range... More 

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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I visited with my friend Viv and her grandchildren and thought it was wonderful, we actually were able to bottle feed the lambs, it was a wet and dreary day but we all had a good time. Weel worth the visit. Jo

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Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We came across Lane's Garden Centre while on a journey looking for somewhere to go It was a lovely experience and I am over 70 years young. They have a lovely selection of animals for children to look at and for £1.00 the children can have a bucket of food to feed the animals. I will be taking my grand... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I have been visiting this farm since I was little and I've always loved it. I'm not much of a gardener so visit purely for the animals. I always buy food which means I can interact with the goats, pigs, cows, donkeys and many other animals. This farm warms my heart and I hope it stays open long enough for... More 

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