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Shelburne Farms

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Address: 1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-7671
Phone Number: +1 802-985-8686
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A nonprofit organization educating for sustainability. Its campus is a...

A nonprofit organization educating for sustainability. Its campus is a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark. Year-round walking trails and programs; seasonal inn, property tours, and children's farmyard (mid-May to mid-October)

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Gorgeous place

This is not your typical farm. It is spacious and beautiful. Everything is well cared for and everyone very friendly. You can milk a cow and love a piglet. There is also a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
mls445
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Cohasset, Massachusetts
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Cohasset, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is not your typical farm. It is spacious and beautiful. Everything is well cared for and everyone very friendly. You can milk a cow and love a piglet. There is also a stunning inn and amazing restaurant . Something for everyone.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only here for an hour but you can easily explore this beautiful farm for a whole day. To go into the farm you need to pay 8$ a person which gives you access to all the grounds and a raid on a John Deere tractor. Great area to learn about what goes on a farm and how are... More 

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Cold Spring, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We began our tour at the home which is now a high class B&B located on a beautiful spot on Lake Champlain. We then took a guided tour of the farm including the beautiful, old barm which I just learned was destroyed by fire earlier this week--a real tragedy for the farm and surrounding area. Make time to stop and... More 

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ShelFarm, Public Relations Manager at Shelburne Farms, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Just wanted to clarify that the barn we lost to a lightning strike and subsequent fire was the Old Dairy Barn. While it was a magnificent barn, it was open to the public only through a weekly historic barns tour. The barn you toured was the Farm Barn, the center for our education programs and for... More 

Camillus, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had limited time when visiting friends in VT. There is a small fee to visit, if you are not a resident (If you're a resident, how awesome!) but it's worth it. You can walk/run on so many trails/roads and there are beautiful lake views. There is also a tractor/wagon ride that you can take that brings you back to... More 

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St. Augustine, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friends who live in Burlington took us here for a brunch while we were visiting with them. They could not have made a better choice for a Sunday brunch! We felt like some celebrities in a movie set......the rooms inside are so elegant, so it was a hard choice where to sit. Since it was a lovely day, we... More 

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Louviers, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great evening in a beautiful setting. Simple cooking, but no complaints. Good quality for wine by a glass. A step that is worth a stop. We will come back .

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Falmouth, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking Shelborne farms is not that easy. The paths in certain area so poorly marked that it's easy to get lost. Thank goodness some of the people who work there driving their cars were able to redirect us The Inn and gardens are nice but not exquisite. I think it's best for young children and families who are interested in... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the tour today and it was wonderful. It was interesting, educational and kept our attention the whole time. Our tour guide Pam Lord was the absolute best. Her enthusiasm and her love for the educational aspect of the property was infectious and made me look at the tour from a different aspect. This tour is worth the time and... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our trip to shelburne farm! We took a tractor ride up to the bar which was an unexpected threat! (About an 8 minute tractor ride) great views. The barn was beautiful. We went at the end of the day so the cheese room was all cleaned up for the day, which was a bummer but still got samples and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There isn't much there besides animals like cows, chickens, goats. It's great you can be up close and personal with them but unless you pay for a tour, you won't find much else. We tried the cheese making but nobody besides the cheese makers behind the glass were there. Only a couple little signs to explain what was going on.... More 

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