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Longdown Activity Farm

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Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 7EH, England
+44 23 8029 2837
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Great day for young children

My husband and I visited here with our toddler whilst on holiday in the New Forest. We went out of... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
Parton30
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
Good for a rainy day

Went here on a showery day with a 10m old and a 3yr old. Lots of sheds and barns to dive into... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2017
Sammy S
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Longdown Activity Farm is now closed until the new season which starts on Saturday 10th February 2018. The Longdown Farm Christmas Barn opens on Saturday 2nd December until 23rd December 2017 (the rest of Longdown Activity Farm will be closed). The Longdown Farm Shop for delicious locally sourced produce, and Longdown Chicken Shack are open daily 10am - 4pm.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tractor ride” (57 reviews)
“baby goats” (38 reviews)
“soft play” (38 reviews)
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Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 7EH, England
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+44 23 8029 2837
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

My husband and I visited here with our toddler whilst on holiday in the New Forest. We went out of the school holidays which meant it was a bit quieter - perfect for enjoying the feeding time activities. We received a warm welcome and were...More

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SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Thank you for your kind words, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit, at Longdown we feel that it is important that all children (and adults) have a close encounter with all our animals as you witnessed on your visit, the goat and...More

Reviewed September 16, 2017

Went here on a showery day with a 10m old and a 3yr old. Lots of sheds and barns to dive into during the frequent showers. Lots of different animals, and the 3yr old liked the hay bale barn to play in. We weren't that...More

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SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and that the straw den was a 'hit' with your three year old. We are not equipped to provide hot food at Longdown, however most of our visitors appreciate that they can...More

Reviewed September 9, 2017

This little farm has so much to offer children. It was wonderful to watch all the little ones feeding the animals and handling the baby chicks.. There are different activities going on throughout the day. We really enjoyed feeding the goats, in the morning with...More

1  Thank marysunshine156
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

It's a true activity farm Lots to see and do with kids from Holding chicks, stroking rabbits? Riding on the back of a tractor and playing with a digger Free parking Lots of places to wash your hands Indoor cafe

1  Thank Aman K
Reviewed September 1, 2017

If you have young children who have no real idea where there food comes from or what the difference is between a chicken and duck is then this the place for you. It's basic, busy and a joy to see young faces up close to...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Easy to find with plenty of free parking, this farm just has to be visited. Immaculate farm with activities for the children every hour (holding chicks, feeding & brushing the goats , stroking the rabbits etc.) Excellent cafe or plenty of picnic areas. The staff...More

2  Thank PAM H
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Came here for first time and certainly wasn't disappointed. Great value for money with lots of hands on experiences including feeding pigs, holding chicks and bottle feeding goats! Lovely cafe with nice play areas for the children. Was here for hours and little one still...More

1  Thank Traceybrownsword1971
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Good day out with plenty to do for the kids. Great areas of interaction for kids and adults. Goat feeding, pig feeding, tractor rides and many more to name a few. A good way to spend the day with kids during the holidays

1  Thank Shripney1988
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Not to overpriced and offers a day of activities but my children of 7 and 8 find that it now is for children younger than them and would rather go elsewhere So if you have younger children they will enjoy it and if you go...More

1  Thank saintlee1970
Reviewed August 17, 2017

This is a brilliant attraction with extremely well organised feeding and animal encounters. Despite long queues the staff make sure that everyone gets to feed or hold the animals during the regular sessions throughout the day. The animals are well looked after and most can...More

2  Thank Colin W
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Maf19811
August 24, 2016|
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Response from SouthamptonUK | Property representative |
No animal feed is sold at the farm it is included in the price, also the tractor ride is included.
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Jess M
February 23, 2016|
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Response from MoMcleod | Reviewed this property |
I live in Ashurst , and you will love it , my son when in his late twenty's got a years season ticket.!!! Just go with the flow at the feeding time it actually helps the staff get all the goats and calfs feed! school... More
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Jenny2702
July 31, 2015|
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Response from SouthamptonUK | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry Jenny, We do not sell fertile eggs at Longdown Activity Farm, we would purchase them from 'Dan' 07984124791 or the best way to buy is on eBay using a high rated buyer (otherwise they may still... More
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