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Appleton Farms

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Kid magic

We pulled in and right away my grandson saw the wooden tractor on the front lawn. We were all over... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
Wonderful evening at late summer concert

My husband and I attended a late summer concert at the farm. What a beautiful setting to enjoy... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2018
Hampton, New Hampshire
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“working farm”(7 reviews)
“farm land”(2 reviews)
“the barn”(3 reviews)
Wander past crop fields and cow pastures at the country's oldest continuously operating farm.
Highland St., Ipswich, MA 01982
+1 978-356-3825
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Supposedly this venue offers 'wagon rides' on weekends at 11:30, 12:30 and 1:30 in October but good luck trying to find the pick up point. This property is massive (just under 1000 acres) and we originally entered at the Visitor Center entrance but was told...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Was expecting country day at the damn with bbq corn on the cob. Paid $40 to get in but left within 30 min. Mexican food truck a sandwich truck Not my cup of tea. They did have a country band.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eirikag
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I attended a late summer concert at the farm. What a beautiful setting to enjoy music! Before the concert started we walked the property. The barn and animals is not to be missed. The staff assisted us in seeing certain sites before...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank cindyj109
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Appleton Farms was in the same family since the King's Grant was made by Charles I. It is a magnificent and completely unspoiled property. One can buy farm products and contract for regular deliveries of farm products. Hiking on the property is peaceful and quiet....More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank CreaseSt
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This was an amazing venue for the after wedding reception. Dj, food, atmosphere, drinks, staff all amazing. The farm is stunning.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank WhiteWolfs
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

One thousand acres of protected farm land, on the oldest working farm in the US. Lots of walking trails, you can watch cows being milked if you time it right and cheese being made. The game store has the best milk pasteurized at a high...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 268joannd
Reviewed June 15, 2017

I recently attended a friend's wedding at Appleton Farms in Ipswich MA which turned out to be a wonderful event. I really did not know what to expect, since there are a lot of venues that do outdoor weddings. In Appleton's case, their primary business...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tom W
Reviewed May 28, 2017

We pulled in and right away my grandson saw the wooden tractor on the front lawn. We were all over that for a good 5-10 minutes when we wanted to take the walk to see the animals. No way It could not possibly get better...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank vindorio
Reviewed March 23, 2017

What a great place to walk. Simply beautiful. Working farm as well, and farm store with the best milk you will get anywhere.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank BHthegood
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Step back in time and enjoy wonderful farm and outdoor area unspoiled by 21st century development. Am lucky to be descendent of this family and was so impressed an environment that represents life of long ago. Kudos to cousins that gave this property to Trustees.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank KateJobe
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