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Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm

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Address: Mill Lane | Baylham, Ipswich IP6 8LG, England
Phone Number: +44 1473 830264
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Description: Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm is in the middle of the beautiful county of...
Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm is in the middle of the beautiful county of Suffolk in Eastern England and is a small livestock farm breeding farm animals that were once common but are now very rare. It's a great time to bring your whole family to the farm to meet the piglets, feed the goats and let the kids loose in the play area whilst you settle into the calm surroundings with a piece of homemade cake or a cream tea.
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Fun family outing with hands on experiences

We went as a family of four (2 adults, a 3 and 5 yr old). We arrived with about 3 hours until closing and could have done with a bit longer to walk around the animals in the back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2014
Ellie S
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We went as a family of four (2 adults, a 3 and 5 yr old). We arrived with about 3 hours until closing and could have done with a bit longer to walk around the animals in the back fields although this did at least give us enough time to have a look at all the main parts. Our children... More 

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SuffolkFoodie2, Manager at Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Hi Ellie, Thank you for your positive feedback, I'm glad you had a good time! We have taken on board your constructive comments and will consider them for future planning. Look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

i spent a few hours here with my 20 month old son. this is a very reasonably priced attraction and well worth a visit. there are many hands in opportunities with the animals and they are all very friendly. however, it would be worth the staff doing a daily check on the signs about the animals. some have faded or... More 

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SuffolkFoodie2, Manager at Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, I'm glad you had a good day out! We appreciate your comments regarding signage and have taken this on board for improvement. We're looking forward to seeing you again for Farmer Christmas! More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Interesting place with some strange looking animals. Have been before during lambing and that was lovely (although the lambing shed does get a little smelly if you have kids who are sensitive to that sort of thing!).

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suffolk
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Visited today for the first time and we loved it. £7 for an adult was good value 30p for a bag of food. Wish we bought more food as we had a blast feeding the cows they open there mouths and stick there tongues out waiting to be fed. Some of the pigs did the same really entertaining. Fell in... More 

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SuffolkFoodie2, Manager at Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Great to hear that you had such a lovely time. If you come in the three weekends before Christmas, you will also be able to visit Farmer Christmas - hope to see you again soon! More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
41 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

2 concessions as we are oldies and one 4year old ( the 3 year old was free) came to 15.00. We went straight to the outside picnic/play area, an "enclosed" area, and were all enjoying ourselves when suddenly about 10 "sweet" little goats came to join our picnic. And by join I meant up on the table eating the children's... More 

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SuffolkFun, Manager at Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We value hearing not only the positive experiences that people visiting the farm have, but also the negative so that we can continually improve the experience for all our visitors. I’m very sorry to hear that your visit was affected by the goats. Although the goats are allowed to roam free and interact with our... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We decided to visit for the first time and we are all so glad we did. The farm is clean and all of the animals are very well looked after and look they have a wonderful life. The goats walk around with you which is lovely for the kids to experience. There are plenty of different animals for the whole... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I go with my daughter lily a lot as she loves feeding the goats. Sometimes special events are laid on like sheep shearing and food festivals which are well worth catching. It's a small place but we love it and it's tranquil. The cafe is excellent too and the staff are lovely! I recommend fully!

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stowmarket
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Took the grandchildren to this and they loved it, lots of animals to pet and feed a great place to visit.

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ipswich, uk
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7 reviews 7 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We've been visiting for the last 5 years with our little girl and this place is FANTASTIC! A proper, small, rustic farm animal experience - loads better than Jimmy's rip off Farm! You can get really close to all their animals and there's a pleasant short walk alongside a river/stream with ducks and wildlife. The tea room serves a great... More 

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london
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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

we took our grandchildren for 3 days in the annex and loved it,so many animals that the boys could help with ,the 2 little farmers didn't want to leave!accommodation is fine for a short stay and the staff and owners very helpful,would recommend

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