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The Bucks Goat Centre

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Address: Layby Farm Old Risborough Road | Stoke Mandeville, Aylesbury HP22 5XJ, England
Phone Number:
+44 1296 612983
10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Fun for kids, cakes for adults

A good day out with our toddler. A play area with slides and such plus ride on tractors, plenty of animals to see and feed in a nice setting and easy walk. For the adults, a very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The goats centre is a brilliant place to take families including young children, the staff are very friendly and great with children.

Thank Kathleen M
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good day out with our toddler. A play area with slides and such plus ride on tractors, plenty of animals to see and feed in a nice setting and easy walk. For the adults, a very good cafe with fresh tasty hot and gold food and lovely cakes and coffee.

Thank The_Rochdalien
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63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This was our first time going to the goats centre. We had to wait a fair few minutes before someone came to take our money but at least we could stand inside. The small play area is enough of a distraction for a few moments of play before moving on to see the animals. There were plenty to see, llamas,... More 

Thank Josham121
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Visited the cafe at lunch time to be told that there was only one bowl of soup left (we wanted two) and there were no burgers left. A pot of tea was served 20 minutes before the meal instead of with it. My meal was hunters chicken which was fairly good except for the salad which was almost totally rocket... More 

Thank Colin B
Ruth G, Owner of The Bucks Goat Centre at The Bucks Goat Centre, responded to this review

Hi I am really sorry to hear about your experience at the Farm Yard Café. The Farmyard Café and Farm Shop do have its own trip advisor page as it is a separate business from The Bucks Goat Centre, though not a problem. The owner of the Café has spoken to me and asked that I send his apologies as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Meeting my friends and their children for an afternoon here was perfect. Lots to do for everyone and the animals were a lot of fun.

Thank Nick T
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

It would have been a lovely morning. Kids enjoyed feeding the animals etc. The play equipment is worn but useable. The cafe was warm and the girl serving us very friendly and attentive. But the kids food was really very disappointing. We paid £5.50 x 2, so £11 for 2 small bowls of undercooked spaghetti with some chopped tomatoes on... More 

Thank annastannin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The play area could do with some TLC but the animals are happy, the cafe is lovely and it's good value compared to Odds Farm etc. There's some interesting shops and a gallery next door too.

Thank Lizmaggie
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I think my rating says it all. This is a very good way to spend a morning. There are a number of goats and the enclosures are big. The goats looked healthy and happy (I don't know where the negative reviewers went, but I think it must have been somewhere else). My friend is mad about goats having had two... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
47 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Visited the cafe only, on Thursday 20th October for lunch with our Son my Mum and Husband. Lunch of thick cut ham egg and chips for them and for myself salad pear walnut and goats cheese, it was all delicious. To follow we had coffee and the largest piece of cake we have ever had, lovely. We found the staff... More 

Thank Maureen B
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The. Goat Centre saved my sanity so many times when my kids were small. It's still a favourite: nothing nicer than watching goats nibble through your bag of greens-and sometimes the bag too. Marvellous fun

Thank planetqueen

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