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Water Fowl Sanctuary and Children's Farm

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Wigginton Heath, Banbury OX15 4LQ, England
+44 1608 730252
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Perfect for young children and grandparents too!

We spent 4 or 5 hours here on Saturday with our toddler granddaughter (almost 2 yrs old) and she... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Diane B
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
Basic but uncommercialised

This is a really basic place where the children can pet rabbits, hold gerbils and feed chickens... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
andrew e
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible11%
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“guinea pigs” (10 reviews)
“baby chicks” (4 reviews)
“cuddle corner” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Wigginton Heath, Banbury OX15 4LQ, England
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+44 1608 730252
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"couple of hours"
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"pet rabbits"
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"perfect for young children"
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"petting area"
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"loved the animals"
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"buy an ice cream"
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"wendy house"
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"worth a visit"
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"great fun"
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"few hours"
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"lovely afternoon"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 4 or 5 hours here on Saturday with our toddler granddaughter (almost 2 yrs old) and she was entranced! Absolutely loved the welcome and the cuddle corner with beautiful tiny rabbits to hold and stroke, and who knew baby chicks were so funny?!...More

1  Thank Diane B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really basic place where the children can pet rabbits, hold gerbils and feed chickens. Sure, it's old, worn and rugged but therein lies the charm. The nettles are high and the paths are muddy but the animals are happy and the owners...More

Thank andrew e
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

When we went to the Water Fowl Park the weather was not very pleasant, but the children had a lovely time, holding the little chicks and rabbits on their laps. We still managed to have fun even in the wet.

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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely place. All the animals are so well cared for and very obviously loved. We were greeted by the lady who had started the sanctuary. She was very helpful and at the end she let us and my little boy pet the animals...More

Thank Claire P
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We went with our friends and our 4 children, what an orsom place, the owners Mable and Rodney were lovely, they were so kind and welcoming. They both loved the animals and really looked after them. Our children spent about 4 hours stroking rabbits, ginni...More

1  Thank glampingthorpe
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

We took our 2 and 5 year old grandchildren here on Saturday and we all had a wonderful time. They just loved handling and cuddling the animals. Feeding the goats was a highlight. This is clearly a fully operating wildfowl and animal sanctuary, so inevitably...More

1  Thank georgemoncrieff
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

Arrived only to be turned away .Gentleman said he couldnt allow my daughter in trainers as its a farm and wet and mucky..then made comment about her not going in cos of walking with a stick. I had trousers on with trouser shoes,high front and...More

Thank Flora M
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Unkempt facilities and animals look poorly cared for and beg aggressively for food. The whole place was very odd and the toilet that had an out of order sign absolutely stank just walking past. We left as quickly as we could, will never go back.

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

what a lovely farm to visit, we were in the area and picked this one in particular to visit. the animals are well cared for and you even get plenty of opportunities to cuddle rabbits, guinea pigs and chicks. They have plenty of animals to...More

Thank meow1991
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed our visit (2 adults, 2 teenagers and a 12 year old). Welcomed by a nice chap who quickly settled us in, giving us the opportunity to pet rabbits, gerbils, Guinea pigs and chicks. We then happily wandered around outside, meeting a...More

1  Thank Harold_ardrada
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