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Rare Breeds Centre

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Highland Farm Warehorne Road | Highlands Farm, Woodchurch TN26 3RJ, England
+44 1233 861493
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A visit to Santa

We took my two grandsons ages 4 and 6 yesterday. We had a really brilliant day out. We spent time... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sue L
Pett, United Kingdom

Good that it’s open during winter but definitely more suited to a summer outing. Nice to be able to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pig racing” (70 reviews)
“tractor ride” (57 reviews)
“birds of prey” (48 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Highland Farm Warehorne Road | Highlands Farm, Woodchurch TN26 3RJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We took my two grandsons ages 4 and 6 yesterday. We had a really brilliant day out. We spent time looking at all the animals and the little pigs were just so comical the way they were snuffling the boys wellies causing great delight. The...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good that it’s open during winter but definitely more suited to a summer outing. Nice to be able to pet the animals. Good indoor soft play. Just needs a coffee shop on site as the restaurant/cafe is outside the entrance.

Thank CountryLover90
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I have an annual pass for the Rare Breeds centre and it never fails to disappoint, they put on loads of stuff for Christmas/Easter/Halloween and even on "normal" days my daughter always loves it. The trailer ride is always a hit and if you do...More

1  Thank WobblymothLondon
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love the rare breeds centre and the activities available. But I must add I was at the pub last week and at about 1208am I am almost completely certain that a member of staff that I was conversing with hinted that there was...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

I visited today with my daughter and had to leave a review. This is an exceptional place full of enthusiastic and friendly staff. We visited for 4 hours out of season and didn't expect much to be open. There is a tractor giving rides in...More

Thank rjIpswich
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Used to visit this cent when it first opened in the 1980s with my daughter. We now take the grandchildren and it is still a great place to visit and has added more attractions over the years. Like the idea of the two separate play...More

Thank 190Cp50
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We visited today for the first time but will not be our last. Our son loved it even though he's only 17 months old. He loved being able to stroke the animals and enjoyed seeing the others. There was loads going on as it's coming...More

Thank Scotty_boy1965
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Loved this place so much on first visit with our young grandson that we immediately purchased annual passes . Our grandchildren love the anilmals and the many play areas which cater for all ages . We love the walks (without the grandchildren!) . Highly recommend...More

Thank NanaGB
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We had not planned to come to this location as we found a near location to where we were staying, but we found that that location and been closed for about a month so after a quick search on the internet we found the rare...More

Thank Pedwell100
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Our 2 year old enjoyed looking at all the animals, but loved the many amazing parks they have. Also enjoyed the tractor rides. Worth knowing that out of season the pig racing is only on at a weekend which is a shame as we didn't...More

Thank Katherine T
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As a season ticket holder for myself and my grandson I have just returned from a visit to the Rare Breeds Centre and, unusually for us, decided to have something in the Granary restaurant. It must have been about 3.30 on a very busy Saturday (to-day) and my grandson wanted anything with chips but there was nothing hot or sandwiches on offer. He, therefore, chose a chocolate muffin with some smarties on the topping and a bottle of Coke. On arriving at the cash desk I was very surprised to be asked for £6.50! After getting him seated I was going back to get a coffee and cake for myself but, at this price, I didn't bother and won't hurry to return to the restaurant again. The table where we sat had not been cleaned and there was a lot of food under the table, including a whole cake which my grandson picked up and nearly ate. Apart from this I have always enjoyed fun filled days with my grandson at the Rare Breeds Centre which has improved each year and seems very well run. I also applaud the work they are doing by having maybe slightly less able people working alongside them. But please, please revise your pricing for one cup cake & a bottle of coke!
18 April 2015|
Response from RareBreeds | Property representative |
Thank you for getting in touch to tell us about your experience at the weekend - we always greatly appreciate feedback from our visitors. I am very sorry to hear that you didn't have a good experience in the Granary... More
malcolm n
8 February 2015|
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Response from RareBreeds | Property representative |
Hi Malcolm, thanks for your question. During the winter (until the end of March) we are open Tuesday to Sunday 10.30 to 16.30 (closed on Mondays) and then from April onwards we are open every day between 10.30 and... More