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Gorse Hill City Farm

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Address: Anstey Lane, Leicester LE4 0FJ, England
Phone Number: +44 116 253 7582
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Situated on a 20 acre site on the outskirts of Leicester City Centre we are...

Situated on a 20 acre site on the outskirts of Leicester City Centre we are a registered charity, a working farm and community project dedicated to the welfare of our animals and to providing a fun and educational experiences for all. We are open 365 days a year rain or shine. With over 100 animals for you to meet we offer the perfect venue for a fun family day out or educational group visit. Find us on facebook for up to date information. Entry to the farm is £1 per child, £2 per adult.

Buttercup Hill cafe is independantly and privately run and has its own trip adviser page

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City Farm Leicester

This small farm has lots of friendly farm animals and small pets. The children love petting the sheep and looking last the other animals and birds. The selection of owls that can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
cattonb
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This small farm has lots of friendly farm animals and small pets. The children love petting the sheep and looking last the other animals and birds. The selection of owls that can be held is a particularly interesting item. The staff are very helpful and there is a small cafe on site. Well worth a visit. Kids love it. Free... More 

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Thank cattonb
Witham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very pleased to find this little gem. Very low entry donation and 50p for a bag of food with lots of animals to feed and a little park in the middle we had a great time. My little boy aged 5 loved all of it and didn't want to leave.

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Thank eholmes1077
Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place for an afternoon out in Leicester City. A great collection of differing farm animals to visit and feed. The only drawback is the parking is not great at times.

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Thank DBrooke69
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous way to spend a few hours up close with farm animals, as you can buy a bag of food for 50p and have the animals eating out of your hand, which is lovely! The entrance fee is only £2 for adults and £1 for children, and there is a reasonably priced café on site, plus low priced gift shop... More 

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Thank RAINB0WSH0ES
Leicester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant you can feed the animals do there are lots of different ones and a park to play with lots so different toys , good picnic area and also a reasonable cafe .

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Thank karen w
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here a couple of times with my kids. Its a good way to spend a couple of hours and the kids enjoyed walking around and seeing the different animals. There's also a small play area for kids and a nice picnic area.

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Thank Imran A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun day with my son at the farm. We didn't get to see the pigs as they were in there pen so my son was a bit disappointed as these are his favourite animals. We went Easter time so saw the newly hatched chicks and new born lamb. The farm is ok there aren't many animals however still a good... More 

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Thank Killerqueen27
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to bring the under fives...it's relaxed and you can get a cup of tea and nibbles...I hope it continues to be supported as I used to bring my children and I now bring my Grandchildren...the only thing that would be nice is to add to the play park for smaller children. Perhaps some nice local... More 

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Thank Louise F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Very good place to enjoy for kids and good picnic area as well.There is a small playground for kids as well.

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Thank kash k
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit here & we loved it . The animals are very obviously well cared for and come running when they know you have food !! Bags of food are 50p to purchase . The farm itself is well presented . The little ones loved the swings and climbing frame in the picnic area too . We... More 

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