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Totnes Rare Breeds Farm

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Owl experience is a real hoot!

What an excellent value day out for all the family. We booked and paid extra to do the Owl... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ClaerBarrett
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London, United Kingdom
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great place

our second visit. great place to interact with the animals. Yes its not big as other places but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Christopher P
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Looking for a fantastic day out? This family-owned attraction is small enough to provide a friendly and personal service, with enough to keep visitors happy all day.What sets Totnes Rare Breeds apart is the opportunity to be within hugging range of...more
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Nr South Devon Steam Railway | 400yds Walk from Totnes Mainline Station, Totnes TQ9 5JR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an excellent value day out for all the family. We booked and paid extra to do the Owl Experience and met (and held) nine different owls under Sam’s expert guidance. She introduced us to the owls, from the biggest (Lady Jane Grey) to the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ClaerBarrett
Reviewed 4 days ago

our second visit. great place to interact with the animals. Yes its not big as other places but this place is fantastic to bring kids as they can enter paddocks and interact with the animals. Staff helpful and patient with my son's questions. Cafe is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This rare breeds farm is just brilliant for young children and families abit of a walk from the pay and display carpark but is a pleasent walk and once there the staff are extremely helpful and friendly and knowledgeable lots to see and the children...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Cherie C
totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much, Cherie! Your great review, kind words and fantastic rating mean so much to us. We are really glad that you had such a great time and hope to see you again in the future :)

Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

I visited Totnes Rare Breeds Farm with my little boy and a friend who is local to the area. Although the farm is small it is well worth a visit. The pens with access are great, my son sat with the goats and loved it....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SamanthaLetten
totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Thank you so much for your great review and visit. So happy that you all enjoyed yourselves and your recommendation means a lot. Hope to see you again :)

Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

What a lovely place to visit, we took our grandchildren they loved it especially holding the guinea pigs.

Date of experience: January 2019
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totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2019

Thank you so much, very glad that you enjoyed yourselves :)

Reviewed January 6, 2019

Give it a miss much more in Torbay which has more interest. Train is OK but not a patch on the Paignton to Dartmouth railway and its associated river cruises.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Norman N
Reviewed November 12, 2018

I went with my boy this summer, and I was really surprised by this charming place. We enjoy being so close with the animals. You can touch the goats and even have a guinea pig on your lap

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ana B
totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Thank you so much, Ana. This truly mean a lot to us. So glad that you both had a lovely time and we hope to see you again :)

Reviewed October 8, 2018

What a lovely few hours, steam trains animals and a lovely cafe! This place on a sunny day is almost magical like you have gone back in time. The farm is what I would class as small but I would also class it as brilliant,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew G
totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you so much, Andrew...believe it or not there are supposed to be Mandarin Ducks in that pond but sadly they seem to be very shy and we'll have to rethink that exhibit for next season! Really happy that you enjoyed your time with us,...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

The cafe next to the Rare Breeds Farm provides good, serviceable fare - teas, coffees, baked spuds, quiche - that sort of thing - nicely served up, enjoyable although not different from similar food elsewhere. What is different, of course, is the location. What could...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank leechwellsam
totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you so much, glad that you enjoyed your time here :)

Reviewed September 12, 2018

We had visited totnes and thought this might be nice a nice place to visit for the afternoon.....First off we set the details in the Sat Nat - big mistake. The postcode took us on a journey that was way out of the way. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emma Zoe M
totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an in depth review. I am deeply sorry that you struggled to find us. We have had ongoing issues with google over the sat nav directions and sadly the trees overgrowing the signs (which...More

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jnnsdav
March 21, 2017|
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Response from totnesrarebreeds | Property representative |
Hello, we are purely animal based and so do not have a play park, so while we hope your child will love the animals, it may be a bit easier to persuade them to leave :) We hope to see you soon.
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