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Rare Breeds Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Great day out

We took our granddaughter for a great day out she loved it you can stroke the rabbits chickens and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
brian3153
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Rare breeds centre

Went here with children there is a huge space for the kids to run around and lots of areas to sit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
R9559QJjh
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Kent, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
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Highland Farm Warehorne Road | Highlands Farm, Woodchurch TN26 3RJ, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 5, 2014

Last year we visited in the heat of summer with our grandson, this year we've gone back with our other two grandchildren as well as our son and daughter. It is a great place, animals, petting area, tractor ride, falconry display, butterfly area, and lots...More

6  Thank Ceejayblue
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 29, 2014

I think I have a different perceptive to most about this place. First of all, the way the animals are treated - I would say that the employees are not doing anywhere near enough for it to be considered 'ok'. All the animals where kept...More

7  Thank Carla R
RareBreeds, Public Relations Manager at Rare Breeds Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2014

Thanks for taking the time to submit a review, we always appreciate feedback from our visitors and take your comments very seriously. We can see from your review that you are obviously very passionate about animal welfare, and you can rest assured that we are...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is a con! It’s over priced for what you get. The restaurant is dirty and they have no idea about allergens, the offering is poor and the high chairs in disrepair. I am not convinced the animals are getting proper care, the horses...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took our granddaughter for a great day out she loved it you can stroke the rabbits chickens and Guinnepigs in the barn and then go for a free tractor ride there was a lovely country walk afterwards and a child's assault course you do...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with children there is a huge space for the kids to run around and lots of areas to sit with your own pic Nick there's a good park with a zip swing too. It gets a bit smelly in the summer but to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit with our 3 year old granddaughter. It is perfect for little ones they can pet the animals up close, we even saw a big snake out with the keeper!. The soft play area is good and we were in there...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on a family trip during the school holiday, so the centre was really busy. There was lots going on. Well thought out & presented Halloween stuff. There was a great singing/dance show, an excellent story telling show both for the kids &...More

Thank buib7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best experiences I have had in my 82 years. My daughter treated me to the experience of flying birds of prey at the Rare Breeds farm in Woodchurch. Colin, the head of this activity, spent over 2 hours with us explained the...More

Thank Antony C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a birthday treat for my brother we visited The Rare Breed Centre in Woodchurch and took part in the Falconry Experience as part of a birthday gift. Having never visited before, but having heard of the centre, I wasn’t overly sure what to expect...More

Thank 1907Tomm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good time at rare breeds. Kids liked seeing the animals. Holding rabbits and stroking pigs. Lunch was ok in the cafe, probably better to take your own food. We had good weather and I'm sure that makes a huge difference as we...More

Thank lovelyfoodnot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve just got home from a lovely day at the Rare Breeds. We love the farm and visit regularly but today’s Halloween events were fantastic. Such great value for money and great entertainment for the kids (and adults). I’m really impressed with the amount of...More

Thank Goonerlaura
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic day out with the kids so much to do and lovely animals ... places to eat and a park ... x

Thank Claudia C
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1ash13
June 5, 2018|
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Response from alvilajo | Reviewed this property |
Yes as I recall, £12 adults, £10 over 3's.A family ticket was £34
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damppy
March 5, 2018|
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Response from Scotty_boy1965 | Reviewed this property |
Yes our son was around that age when took him and is buggy friendly though maybe a little soggy in places at this time of year.
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Wendy234
As a season ticket holder for myself and my grandson I have just returned from a visit to the Rare Breeds Centre and, unusually for us, decided to have something in the Granary restaurant. It must have been about 3.30 on a very busy Saturday (to-day) and my grandson wanted anything with chips but there was nothing hot or sandwiches on offer. He, therefore, chose a chocolate muffin with some smarties on the topping and a bottle of Coke. On arriving at the cash desk I was very surprised to be asked for £6.50! After getting him seated I was going back to get a coffee and cake for myself but, at this price, I didn't bother and won't hurry to return to the restaurant again. The table where we sat had not been cleaned and there was a lot of food under the table, including a whole cake which my grandson picked up and nearly ate. Apart from this I have always enjoyed fun filled days with my grandson at the Rare Breeds Centre which has improved each year and seems very well run. I also applaud the work they are doing by having maybe slightly less able people working alongside them. But please, please revise your pricing for one cup cake & a bottle of coke!
April 18, 2015|
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Response from RareBreeds | Property representative |
Thank you for getting in touch to tell us about your experience at the weekend - we always greatly appreciate feedback from our visitors. I am very sorry to hear that you didn't have a good experience in the Granary... More
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