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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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Better than expected!!

Had a wonderful time at the Farm with the missus. Was a great experience and place to visit never expected myself to enjoy it as much as I did. Very friendly staff and met 2 of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
UkiKozak15
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful time at the Farm with the missus. Was a great experience and place to visit never expected myself to enjoy it as much as I did. Very friendly staff and met 2 of the most friendliest dogs I have ever met! Will certainly be visiting again. Also very cheap compared to other places you can visit! So... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit was today to a 4th birthday party and I have to say it was great! Very well organised, lots to see and do. All round a lovely day.

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Thank Tweey26
Bolton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was rather quite when we visited, but that made the visit better. The young lady in the stables with the animals was very helpful, friendly and enthusiastic, lifting the rabbits out for the children to hold as well as helping with the other animals. overall a good fun day.

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Thank Paul F
Bolton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely day out! Excellent facilities, very interactive for all ages and animals are is the best conditions. Staff are very helpful and cafe is lovely. We took a picnic but have used the cafe on other occasions. Definitely recommend

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Thank Walmsleys
Manchester, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Smithills farm. there is so much to do and it's great to see happy well cared for and loved animals.

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Thank nikibwfc
Bolton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hands on interactive day out if you've got young children from toddlers up wards. Staff friendly, great demonstrations on milking cows and feeding sheep etc. Loads of animals there, including some you might not have heard of to some you might not expect such as snakes etc... Great day out at reasonable price.. Also has nice picnic area and... More 

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Thank MATwist
aberdeen
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This attraction is well worth the money for a day out with the kids. Hands on activities with handling and feeding animals, play facilities both outdoor and indoor, picnic tables and also a cafe. Loads to occupy little ones for a busy and memorable day out.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Great place to take small children for an affordable family day out. Everyone is very friendly and the kids love the hands on experience! Definitely worth a visit

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Thank Aronlyndsey S
Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Awesome party birthday for my boys, aged 1+3... Both children and adults loved the day, great experience in the fresh December air and great buffet for the little ones aswell! Great guide and friendly staff who care passionately about the animals. Plus the children always sleep better after a day outside

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Thank wazallstar
Bolton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Love this place, never had a bad visit. Just need to visit more though to be honest. Everything is easily accesible once you get there and the animals are always friendly and available for petting, the kids love it.

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