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Smithills Open Farm

Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
01204 595765
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Ranked #1 of 26 Activities in Bolton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Farms, Ranch & Farm
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Type: Farms, Ranch & Farm
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Visited the farm for the fifth time now, third with my 5 year old son. Each and every time it is fantastic! Earlier in the year...pet's corner (including feeding baby lambs and goats!), tractor rides, cows being milked, donkey rides and a nice and fair priced cafe and great park.This christmas time there were all the usual attractions PLUS christmas... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A wonderful place for famillies both young and old to visit it changes all the time you can feed the lambs at easter and see chicks as well as the itger animsks kids love here chrustmas theres the reindeers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have visited here several times with my eldest child from being a baby to now 8 yrs old and he never fails to enjoy himself. Good value cafe on site or take a packed lunch and sit at either the picnic tables on offer or on the grass near the park area and watch the donkey rides! Looking forward... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had a nice day with two under 5's. It is great to be able to feed the animals and the staff were very knowledgable. There is a small outside play area and a cafeteria. I will be taking sandwiches next time though, as fast food isn't very good.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Had a brilliant day here today. Lots of different animals and lots to do, great for kids and adults alike. I can't wait to go again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Visited on the 15th of November 2014. Visit was for my niece 2nd birthday. It was an organised party. From the start it was fun packed. My 20 month old daughter loved it. The staff are brilliant. Really passionate about what they do while really engaging with Children and adults. We fed animals. Just one word of warning the farm... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

A real gem of a place so close to Bolton - lots to see and do with a wide variety of animals from 14 foot snakes (in the hand!) to reindeer, shire horse, eagle owl, and all working farm animals plus tractor rides etc etc. Good play areas and cafe. Great for kids parties - all organised for you. A... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have visited smithills farm plenty of times over the last 5 years and had my daughters 5th birthday party there recently. it was thoroughly enjoyed by all, the staff are helpful, friendly, well informed about the animals and have a good sense of humour. The emphasis is on fun, pets corner is great where the kids get to hold,... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Took our grandchildren to the farm at half-term. Thoroughly enjoyed Pets Corner and the Tractor ride, feeding the animals and playing on the toy tractors. A great day at the farm.

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Bolton, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Amazing place and staff. Quite pricey but kids love the donkey rides, we all love the tractor rides. Pet corner is fab experience being able to stroke and feed the animals. Plenty of animals to see and great play areas indoor and outdoor. Cafe always busy. Love visiting here and Halloween activities were great. Birthday parties fab value too.

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