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Thrift Farm

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Great value for money.

£10 for 1 adults and 2 kids. Yes it’s not Woburn safari park but it doesn’t pretend to be and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TravellerMK215
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It is such a lovely little farm. A good place to take young children for a few hours. Its not an... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2019
ninismith86
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Thrift Farm is a 52 acre farm and is a Rural Training Centre/working environment for Adults with Learning Difficulties. Approximately thirty trainees attend the farm each day. Places are also provided for students from Special schools and other...more
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Buckingham Road | Whaddon, Milton Keynes MK17 0PX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

£10 for 1 adults and 2 kids. Yes it’s not Woburn safari park but it doesn’t pretend to be and doesn’t cost a fortune. Lots of goats and sheep, including some cute lambs that we got the chance to stroke up close. The staff we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

It is such a lovely little farm. A good place to take young children for a few hours. Its not an all day farm but theres plenty to do. The cafe is lovely too and reasonably priced.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ninismith86
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

From the second we walked in until we left we saw nothing but smily, helpful faces. Not overpriced at all and definetly worth the money! Overall, we really enjoyed and will be returning

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank pollypocket17
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Hello and thank you for leaving us a review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed a lovely day out here at Thrift Farm. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

What a great place for the children. Cheap to enter, well set up and very clean and tidy. The staff are extremely polite and friendly. Fantastic!More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Freezingwater2016
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Thank you for your feedback! We are very proud of our Farm and its always great to hear from our customers when they've had an enjoyable and affordable day here. I will pass your comments onto the team, they will be delighted to hear your...More

Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

What a really nice place this is, not a restaurant but they offer good quality foof. Breakfast is fantstic

Date of experience: March 2019
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ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your breakfast. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

We had lunch here as we regularly do. The staff are lovely, the food is excellent, the service is great and the prices aren't exorbitant. This place is just brilliant.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gill F
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your lovely review. The Café Manager has been given your feedback and was delighted and will pass the feedback onto staff. We are proud of what we have on offer and the service we provide. Thank you for taking the timeout...More

Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

First time visit to such a special place that continues to give back into the community in so many ways! An affordable day trip for families with great value for money. Thrift farm is the perfect day out!More

Date of experience: February 2019
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ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very proud with what we have on offer at the farm and really appreciate the feedback, great to hear you had an affordable and enjoyable day out, we look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed February 5, 2019

We had our son’s birthday at the farm and it was absolutely fantastic! All of the parents and kids really enjoyed it. The kids had a lovely time looking at the animals and playing in the play area. At the café the staff set-up an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SWMK
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased to hear you had a lovely visit and enjoyed seeing the animals. We are really proud of what we have to offer. The Café team will be delighted to hear...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019

The combination of live animals and soft play is irresistible for preschool kids and infants.During cold or wet spells the soft play can get crowded.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sgn0rman
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Hello and thank you for leaving us a review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed a lovely day out here at Thrift Farm. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

First visit with 4 young grandchildren ( ages 6,4, 2&2) We all had a wonderful time. Food in the cafe was lovely. So nice to visit somewhere that didn’t involve spending nearly £100 a time. Highly recommend for a small scale, traditional farm. No Ferris...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2019

Thank you for your comments we appreciate the time you have taken to give us some feedback. We are very pleased to hear you had a lovely day out at the Farm and enjoyed the food in the café. We look forward to seeing you...More

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Lauren P
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Response from CharlieC1651 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do meet and greets
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Response from ThriftFarm | Property representative |
Hello. I'm afraid we only allow Assistance dogs on to the farm. Thank you.
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