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Address: Preston Down Road, Paignton TQ3 1RN , England
Phone Number: +44 1803 520022
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: It's free to visit this organic, working farm on the edge of...
It's free to visit this organic, working farm on the edge of Paignton. Open to the public 7 days a week, it includes a Farm Shop and Cafe serving local produce and a wonderful kitchen garden with a wartime allotment and air raid shelter. You can see farm animals including cows, sheep, goats, chickens, pigs and alpacas, and walk a lovely 2km nature trail with a bird hide. The farm is run by local charity Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust with all profits going to support its conservation and education work. The Trust run an events programme at Occombe and it's other sites, so please check the website for details of what's going on before you arrive. Free parking!
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afternoon delight

was not sure what this place was about before we went but thought as i had been to most places something new would not hurt us so a pleasant afternoon was spent here , with all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

was not sure what this place was about before we went but thought as i had been to most places something new would not hurt us so a pleasant afternoon was spent here , with all the family . the kids love it the older members of the party found plenty to look at and interact with which made my... More 

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Devon, Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Sunday breakfast with a view of the fields etc was superb with a great choice of breakfast items - the pancakes with bacon and maple syrup is just divine :)

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a very nice place to visit with small children, there is a short woodland walk ideal even for very small ones to enjoy. You can see the animals, eat a very hearty brekkie (even vegetarian) or have a sunday roast. Great large cafe and there is also a farm shop.

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Slough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Really disappointed. It looked like there would be quite a lot of animals to interact with upon visiting; upon arrival we looked everywhere and saw a handful of goats, a few alpacas (or lamas, not sure!) and a few sheep. The OH and I were bored very quickly as the animals we expected to see simply weren't there and interaction... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I went to the Beer Festival which also had live music. Great venue and selection of beer is first class.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Food was extremely disappointing, my friend and I had jacket potato with bacon and brie but there was very little bacon, perhaps 1 rasher between us and very small amount of brie which tasted rather odd! The potato was oven cooked, not microwaved, which was nice but we had to ask for butter. The salad had seen better days. Good... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This place is great to get fresh produce but also for a fab cup of coffee or cream tea. There are animals that can be looked at as well, so great for all the family

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Not a lot to do really unless they have a special event on. Our daughter gets bored fairly quickly here. This place could be better. They have a good farm shop which is nice and a good cafe, although a bit pricey!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Lovely placing, enjoyed wandering around the nature trail with our children and then had a delicious lunch in the garden. Great bonus that all funds go to charity!

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Portsmouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We visited Occombe Farm on 1st June with our 4 year old daughter and had a lovely time seeing all the well looked after animals and enjoyed the woodland walk. We stayed for a couple of hours and as it was free we felt like we wanted to give something back, so we popped into the café and enjoyed a... More 

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Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Occombe Farm, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for your lovely review! We hope you come back and see us again soon! More 

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Additional Information about Occombe Farm

Address: Preston Down Road, Paignton TQ3 1RN, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 520022
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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