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Bluebell's Dairy

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Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Not very pushchair friendly but great ice cream

Personally thought it was quite pricey especially for an adult but would expect to pay the child’s... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Llj1988
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Great for price

So upon reading some negative reviews, I was bit sceptical. The entrance to the farm is your normal... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jessicaboyce87
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Family run Ice Cream Tea Rooms and Animal Patch. All our luxury artisan ice cream is made on the farm from our own cows milk. We have a good selection to try in our Tea Rooms. The Tea Rooms, offers a good range of delicious homemade food and cake.
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Locko Road, Derby DE21 7AR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Personally thought it was quite pricey especially for an adult but would expect to pay the child’s price. Found it extremely difficult to push my 10 month old around in his buggy due the large gravelled paths so had to take it in turns to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Llj1988
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So upon reading some negative reviews, I was bit sceptical. The entrance to the farm is your normal off roading route entrance and even with low suspension you’ll be fine as long as you drive normal!. The price was well worth every penny, lots of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went today with my two girls.Fair price to get in and so much to do from feeding the animals to playing on multiple play areas to bouncing on the bouncy pillow the list goes on. The cafe is fab and the staff are lovely! they...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Keri T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Check your vehicle suspension is in good order before attempting the access to the farm, as the track surface is appalling. Also be aware that the pathways around the various attractions are also in a very bad state, looks like a lot of old ground...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank david_lilley0
Oliver B, Owner at Bluebell's Dairy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Thanks for your feedback. The paths we have were only installed back in October 2018. You are right they are road plainings, which usually when you put them down re - bond to form a solid path. However for some reason this time it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are just back from Bluebell’s Dairy. I was very disappointed. The only good thing about it is the ice cream. We went to the play barn first and that had potential. The bale mountain was fun and the children enjoyed imagination play at the...More

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

The entrance looked like a dirt road so it was poor start, it was bearly wide enough for one car. Dirt road with some old signs didn't make a great first impression. The attraction i saw was in 4 buildings or parts: the barn, children's...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Quin79
Oliver B, Owner at Bluebell's Dairy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for your feedback. Im glad you enjoyed the ice cream and food. I agree on the signs which is why we do have some new signs on the way for the drive. The drive is stone and we are regularly trying to maintain...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a trip. Animals well cared for. On the whole it's a good area however its expensive for admission. Staff were rude, inpatient and unhelpful. If you cant deal with children in a petting farm then dont offer it!More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bethjel28
Oliver B, Owner at Bluebell's Dairy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your feed back. Please could you give us some more details as to what happened on your visit. Our team are usually friendly and happy to help so I'd like to find out what went wrong on this occasion. If you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was lovely a great few hours out , lovely friendly people great to see the animals , food and drinks great especially the home made stuff ,

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Eyvonne B
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

The driveway needs sorting because it is very dangerous when walking on foot with children! Extreme prices to enter the farm to see very few animals. Clean toilets and café. Cold hot chocolate. Staff were not friendly and made us feel uncomfortable. The food is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lucymartin99
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Visited Bluebells with 3 of our grandchildren. First we ordered drinks where we had to chase up the hot drinks after 15 minutes then one was delivered wrong. Ordered ice cream which took 15 mins to deliver a sundae and a brownie special. The counter...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cartman173
Oliver B, Owner at Bluebell's Dairy, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Hi Thanks for sharing your feedback. We’re sorry your experience didn’t match your expectations. It was an uncommon instance and we will do better. Our counter is just in the midst of being re-furbished. For orders just order at the counter and the food will...More

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crafty_80
March 30, 2019|
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Response from Lynn H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are some picnic tables outside
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bbeautifull
October 27, 2018|
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Response from sidith | Reviewed this property |
As anove there are fruit drinks available but i dont know about dairy free ice cream.
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MrsBee3
April 8, 2017|
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Response from Oliver B | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for your question. The best route is down Footpath No. 22 which comes off Sancroft road, which will bring you across the fields. The only other route is down Locko Road but this is a very busy road and there is... More
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