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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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Grandsons first visit to a farm

This was the first time that my grandson had been in contact with farm animals.He was in awe of the animals....He especially liked pets corner where he could touch the animals.The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Manchester
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Manchester
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was the first time that my grandson had been in contact with farm animals.He was in awe of the animals....He especially liked pets corner where he could touch the animals.The staff were very helpful and it was clear to see that they loved the animals...would definitely recommend to friends with children of all ages. Thank you for a lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

As a regular visitor (a few times a year), Smithills farm is fantastic! There's always plenty to do and the staff are always on hand to help with any quieries

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had a great day out with the grandchildren & everyone had a great day out. Plenty to see and do, especially if you get the timing right to see the baby's.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Took our greatgrandaughter to Smithills Farm she loved it.Make sure you buy a ticket for the donkey ride.She was spellbound riding the donkey.Loved the petting area.Well worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

£7 adults. Child £6 Overall really fun for toddlers and older kids. Especially when you get to bottle feed baby animals. Free bouncy castle. Couple years ago was much cheaper. It's a shame as poorer large families will not be able to come often. All adds up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I was looking for a fun day out to take my daughter who loves animals and found this lovely place online. Entrance was £20 for 2 adults and 1 child and we also purchased a tractor ride ticket (£1 each) and bought bags of animal food for 50p. The prices for such a good working farm are fair and the... More 

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wigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

nice day out .plenty of wash stations after touching animals .tractor ride was good. cafe was spotless and was very good. watched cows being milked saw the farm hands showing all the different animals. would we go again the answer is yes. must say all the staff are very friendly and helpfull. my only concern is my car caught on... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

we have been here a few times, this has got to be my childrens favorite farm to visit/ they love feeding the animals but more than anything they love the petting area this is great for children of all ages.

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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Very poor experience, and very disappointing following some of the reviews on here. The farm is a working dairy farm that means the smell and amount of flies is not very attractive. We found the pets corner disorganised and chaotic and would benefit from a microphone so we could hear what was being said. There wasn't much information or fun... More 

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Ribchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Excellent faciliites, cafe, toilets, washing, disability access, shop, eating areas inside and out. Lovely ice-cream and very pleasant and helpful young lady working on the van. Good responsible staff who took time to explain about the animals. Children allowed to hold the animals which is a big plus, they love it. Lots of animals to look at, good play area,... More 

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