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Smithills Open Farm

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Address: Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
Phone Number: 01204 595765
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Smithills Open Farm

Excellent day out for children. Something down the farm for all ages to do.... Also very clean as lots of handwash areas. A must visit....!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Alison G
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent day out for children. Something down the farm for all ages to do.... Also very clean as lots of handwash areas. A must visit....!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Looking at the bad reviews of the farm what do people expect, its a farm, not a theme park ! We spent a good few hours with our grandchild, I enjoyed contact with the animals, the pets corner, parents should take care however when letting young children feed the animals, if the children enjoy it, what the hell ! Anyone... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit, especially if you have children. Hands on experiences can be enjoyed, along with tractor rides, pony rides, and lovely walks too. And it has a really nice café with very enjoyable food/drinks. Even if you are on your own (as I was), its still a really lovely place to visit. Plenty of animals to see such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

We didn't expect to see that much! Great family day out. There are so many animals to see, touch and feed. Also there are many of the little piglets, rabbits, goats and plenty more. There are few play areas, indoor bouncy castle, slides. Everyone from staff was very helpful. The food served was delicious and served very quickly. Will definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Arrived 11am, left around 3:30pm. Lost the "brown signs" when I came off the M61 somehow, but was well worth it when I finally got there yesterday. Enough to do to keep a 2 & 4 yr old entertained. Animal talk lasted about 30mins in pets corner with a wide variety of animals to meet. Tractor and donkey rides available... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We did our son's 2nd birthday party here this morning. On arrival staff were very friendly and helpful. The whole morning ran smoothly and they were v accommodating with our late comers and did not have us running to a tight schedule. It was extremely well organised and professional. Our party consisted of 20 little kids and around 30 adults... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We visited Smithills Open Farm yesterday with 60 6-7 year old and 10 staff. The staff there were professional, friendly, helpful and not forgetting organised. They managed to choreograph about 5 schools and the various activities workout a hitch. We had a child with a bump on his head and the staff dealt with it immediately and had first aiders... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

.We were welcomed by friendly,smiley,helpful staff.Entrance fees were the norm for this sort of attraction but well,well worth it.The range of animals was good and they all looked well looked after and content,We enjoyed the demonstration of the cows being milked and the farmers lnformative talk.Our favourite bit was being sat in pets corner with a baby bottle as the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We have been to Smithills a few times now for our annual school trip with my Reception class. Both times it was excellent. The staff are friendly, helpful and engaging. The day was well planned so we managed to see lots of animals, ride on the donkeys, watch the cows being milked and go to pets corner. The children loved... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Been here a few times over the years and my daughter had her 5th birthday party here. Great fun and a full day out as you can take a picnic in or use the cafe.

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Additional Information about Smithills Open Farm

Address: Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
Phone Number: 01204 595765
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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