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“Great for Little people”

Finkley Down Farm Park
Ranked #2 of 21 things to do in Andover
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Open all year round, Finkley Down Farm has a massive indoor play barn with different areas for different age ranges. There's lots of outdoor play as well, with pedal go carts, mini ride on tractors, sandpit and trampolines. Throughout the day there are animal handling and feeding activities for children to get involved in. Reptiles and Birds Of Prey have now been added to a Farm-tastic family day out. Pony rides (extra charge) take place at weekends and in school holidays. Events are held during the year with the Easter Extravaganza, Superheroes Weekend, Teddy Bears Picnic, Summer Spectacular. Halloween Half Term and Magical Christmas. Watch out for appearances by children's TV characters such as Peppa Pig and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Andover, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great for Little people”
Reviewed October 19, 2012

a great place to take the children where they can get up close to so many animals and also learn about them. The paly area is great and the cafe very good

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English first
Andover, Hampshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A Perfect Visit”
Reviewed October 19, 2012

Come rain or shine Finkley Down Farn is somewhere that everyone should visit - be it for the whole day as a family or a quick visit after school with energetic children. All ages are catered for with hands-on animal feeding and grooming, indoor and outdoor play area, cafe and gift shop. I have never met such happy and friendly staff who made my visit to Finkley Down Farm one to be remembered and one that i recommend to everyone for the most enjoyable visit ever. I cannot wait to get my season ticket for next year!

Visited October 2012
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Andover, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Great place for young kids”
Reviewed September 16, 2012

Took our two grandsons to visit and they had a great time. Lots to see and do. Educational and fun. Play area had lots of equipment for the 2 year old and more exciting stuff for the 5 year old.

Visited August 2012
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Berkshire
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Not bad for a family day out”
Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

I took my nephews here during the school holidays . It was busy but mostly with families in the park area. There were plenty of farm animals to see, but they did get a little bored. After all once you've seen one cow you've seen them all!
They have two soft play areas which every child enjoys and children's ride on toys.
Most of the toys had seen better days and could do with replacing.
They loved the pony rides but £3 for a 5 min ride is a bit steep.
Nevertheless the place was clean with plenty of room for them to run around and plenty of free parking, so don't write it off.

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good day out”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

Great for all ages, buy the season ticket for greater value? There is plenty to do, swings, picnic area, feeding areas for animals and people! Take with hand cleaning,can get busy so make sure to take the reins for keying the little ones close to you

Visited September 2012
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