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Avondale Discovery Farm

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Didn't quite meet expectations

On the day we visited a fox had killed two of the bantam roosters, so the other chickens and ducks... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2015
StarscreamPerth
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Perth
Nothing much left anymore, quite sad... Only 2 horses remain

This place used to be great (Prince Charles himself opened it in the 70s) but since the research... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2013
Timothy S
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Perth, Australia
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  • Terrible14%
Nov 19, 2017
“Such a shame to see it so neglected.”
Sep 25, 2015
“Didn't quite meet expectations”
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Waterhatch Rd, Beverley, Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

We travelled from Perth to see the centre and were very disappointed. it is neglected and although was advertised as open, it was closed due to fire danger at 23 degrees. One gate was open so we went through that but all was closed. They...More

Thank Eleanor S
Reviewed September 25, 2015

On the day we visited a fox had killed two of the bantam roosters, so the other chickens and ducks were locked up for their protection. The emu was curious and happy to interact but you can't get too close. We walked up to see...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

This place used to be great (Prince Charles himself opened it in the 70s) but since the research centre closed in 2009 and the national trust took over.. all the farm animals apart from 2 horses are gone.. the amenities have been left to rot,...More

3  Thank Timothy S
Reviewed January 17, 2013

Keep on visiting this heritage farm to ensure we keep it listed. Such an important slice of history not to be lost. The huge full machinery shed is an absolute must see for anyone interested in tinkering in the machinery field. On the day of...More

1  Thank Veronica B
Reviewed October 20, 2012

This annual event is a real treat for the city kids. You can experience a real taste of the country and it's history at this event with sheep dog trails, horse and wagon rides, old tractor rides, blacksmiths, wood choppers, market stalls and lots more....More

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Reviewed October 7, 2012

they have a huge 'shed', in fact maybe it is called a warehouse, anyway it is full of old farm machinery, old tractors and classic cars and trucks. Even those that are not into that sort of thing would have to be very cynical if...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2011

This is a fantastic experience. I took my granddaughter who absolutely loved it. My husband tells her made up stories of Uncle Boyce's farm and we told her we were going to the farm which added more excitement to the visit. On this particular day...More

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