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Address: Beacon House Amesbury Road, Cholderton SP4 0EW, England
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I was staying at Cholderton YHA, and went to see the farm, there are various animals, pigs, donkeys, goats and sheep. Since my last visit the has been planted extensive vineyards... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 4, 2017
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we were met by a very friendly man at reception who was very helpful. We bought bags of feed for the animals at a bargain price of a pound each . The children aged 11 ,8,4 and 2 loved feeling the very friendly animals and their confidence grew as they saw how gentle the animals were. They were given the... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

I was staying at Cholderton YHA, and went to see the farm, there are various animals, pigs, donkeys, goats and sheep. Since my last visit the has been planted extensive vineyards. It is possible to buy animal food from the shop (for pigs and goats, £1 per bag). Well worth a visit.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We visit quite often as we have a season ticket (perfect for popping over for a couple of hours and great value for money) my little one is obsessed with the Kune pigs and chickens. It's obvious that lots of work has gone into the farm recently, particularly in the woodland area. You can easily spend a day here if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

We stayed at the hostel on site (pls see that review) and one of the great things about it is that you get full access to the farm. My kids are a bit older now but they just loved it. A wide range of animals - the pigs were a definite hit - and activities, with a pretty awesome zip... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Took my granddaughter today. Quite pricy for a 2 year old. Sheep- several varieties- lovely. Goats, some roaming free - fun. Rabbits - several varieties - nice,some for sale. Guinea pigs - some for sale - didn't see Pigs - didn't see any. Hens- lots nice. Tractor - no go :( apparently wasn't running. Went for lunch - waited ages... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

So much to see and do here, the family loved it. We could easily have stayed all day. The tree top walk is a great new attraction for any age, even our three year old granddaughter managed it.

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CholdertonCharlies, Owner at Cholderton Charlie's Farm, responded to this review

Dear Helen, Thank you so very much for your lovely review and well done to your three year old granddaughter - what a little adventurer!!! Its a great confidence boost, and something unique and different to try, and great for all ages, we agree!!! Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback! Warm regards, Sophie More 

Devizes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Disappointed in the limited animlas-mostly pigs plus a couple of sheep, a pony and donkey. And chickens. No goats and we couldn't see a rabbit village. It all looked quite sparse and untidy, and the woodland play area and woods looked uncared for. Maybe winding down at the end of the seaon but we still paid the same amount, and... More 

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CholdertonCharlies, Owner at Cholderton Charlie's Farm, responded to this review

Dear Jas, Thank you for your feedback, and sorry to hear it wasn't a more positive review. We have so many animals on display here at the farm (mostly more than one of each as we breed the majority of our animals to preserve and encourage the breeds as we have so many British rare breed animals). Upon arrival you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We called in as a couple, as we were visiting the local pub, but this would be an excellent site for children of all ages. It is well laid out, and there is plenty of walking round it. There are a lot of animals around, many rare breeds, and you can buy food for them. The girls who do the... More 

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CholdertonCharlies, Owner at Cholderton Charlie's Farm, responded to this review

Hi Triumphowner, Thank you so so much for such a brilliant review - really loved reading this one! I hope the local pub was as good of a visit as it was when you came to see us, we have some lovely local pubs nearby! And we absolutely love seeing such great feedback! We agree, all ages absolutely love being... More 

Upavon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for over four years with my son, now 5. Arrived today after an 8 month break and don't recognise the place. It's always been overpriced, But now some key parts have gone. The big sandpit it now a vineyard! The indoor play barn with ride ons is locked up, the rabbits have gone who knows... More 

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CholdertonCharlies, Manager at Cholderton Charlie's Farm, responded to this review

Dear ixrtehaikr, Thank you for taking the time for writing your review, and I am hoping to address some of your issues you have raised within the review. I cannot agree that we have changed for the worse as you suggest; we have spent substantial amounts of time and money in the past 12 months or so, investing in new... More 

wiltshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

14 of us visited the rare breeds farm today with toddlers and had a great day. It's clean , we'll run there's plenty to do for all the family. There may be no lions and tigers but you visit the zoo for those. Nice grounds with tables you can take your own picnics if you wish and play in a... More 

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CholdertonCharlies, Manager at Cholderton Charlie's Farm, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are always thrilled to read such positive feedback, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks for taking the time to let us know how your day went! Warm regards, Sophie More 

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