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Address: Cross End, Thurleigh, Bedford MK44 2EE, England
Phone Number: 01234 771 597
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Went here 3 sept 2015 ,not very impressed,expensive for what there was,poor on the animals meaning not many.gives this great website what a let down ,my 5 year old liked it esp... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Went on to your website this morning (Friday 25th Sept) as we have three of our grandchildren coming to stay next week from North West London, and the first place they always want to go to is "THE FARM" It is such a shame that you are closing down, we would bring our grandchildren to you every time they visited,... More 

1 Thank Jacandhow
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Went here 3 sept 2015 ,not very impressed,expensive for what there was,poor on the animals meaning not many.gives this great website what a let down ,my 5 year old liked it esp the bouncy castle and soft play .i might as well gone to local soft play for 5£. The staff are lovely,very helpful.toilets were clean but the whole place... More 

Thank 59suki59
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Took my 2 year old and my niece and nephew, 7 years old and almost 4. When you first enter is is a surprise to see the soft play right at the entrance. Then once you tear kids away there is a great outside space, loads of different areas to play with different themes. Definitely a great day out for... More 

Thank chazlambi
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is a combination of very large indoor soft play - and outdoor play - area, surrounded by animals from rabbits/hens to ponies, donkeys pigs and Llamas. There are rides on the tractor & trailer and the fire engine as well as themed visits to the woods (Gruffalo, Peppa Pig), depending on season. Generally it is a well run, safe,... More 

Thank Simon A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

This is an energetic,creative fun place for young families. There is a lot to do. There is a lovely shabby chic feeling, lots of care has gone into the planning of activities. Health and safety is clearly considered and communicated without being over the top. There is a good fun feeling here, and even when it is busy there is... More 

Thank 972helen
Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

my family and grandchildren from Spain and Cornwall come up to Northampton every year in the summer holidays and we go out together, We heard about Thurleigh Farm and thought we would give it a go this year. Well we where absolutely astounded and glad we did. There is just so much to do, when you Pay you are given... More 

Thank AnneW9350
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The grandchildren seemed to enjoy it though weren't very impressed with the small animal section. Like most of the farm it is quite run down and didn't seem very nice at all. I expect the animals were looked after okay but the untidy and messy conditions of the cages I think gives out the wrong animal welfare message to especially... More 

Thank Pat T
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have visited Thurleigh a few times with my 2 year old son...he enjoys it and particularly likes the trampolines and the big sand pits. However I agree with other reviewers which say that the place is run down. Some of the play equipment is broken and needs repairing/a lick of paint. The place also seems to be staffed by... More 

1 Thank Helnad
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30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

First time here. So much to do. And we'll organised. Timetable on admission so you can plan around some things Like pony rides and bunny cuddles. But their is so much to do for all ages we spent over 6 hours here and could have stayed longer however if you don't have the weather on your side could be different... More 

Thank Sharon J
Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We visited with our 4 young children, it's was very expensive so had high expectations for a great day out however we were left disappointed, the place looked run down the mini golf was a big muddy puddle! There was barely any animals to look at, the children played in the soft play area for 10 mins then wanted to... More 

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