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Smithills Open Farm

#1 of 51 things to do in Bolton Features Animals
Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
+44 1204 595765
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A chance for children to have a hands on farmyard experience.

Our family has visited Smithills open farm many times, It never disappoints. Children as well as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Family Day out

if you like animals you need to give this place a visit. We have been here on a number of occasions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Irvine, United Kingdom
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Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
+44 1204 595765
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family has visited Smithills open farm many times, It never disappoints. Children as well as adults have an opportunity to handle various baby farm animals. The staff are very good and informative. On our last visit we got to handle a very large snake....More

Thank airmileveteran
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you like animals you need to give this place a visit. We have been here on a number of occasions and it keeps getting better. I love meeting the meerkats and feeding the lambs from a baby bottle Just brings so much joy to...More

Thank FabRab1603
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my 3 year old and she loved it. Really friendly staff, lots of different animals. Great place for kids under 10

Thank 21merlin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easter 🐣 time with kids and family very enjoyable day a lot of entertainment and lot animals 👌fantastic day

Thank Pauinha A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great family day £8 an adult the baby was free - lots of animals to see my baby loved the cows! There is a cafe but it could do with a revamp - very slow service and staff didn't seem to know what they were...More

1  Thank CLAIRI123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For young children, this is a delightful half day excursion! We took our 2 year old grandson (just 2 the day before). It was a freezing cold day, but a lot to see. Some unexpected things, such as the self cow milking machine. A large...More

Thank frances989
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really interesting and funday out, great for small children, lots to do and see, I had the best day out with my grandson!

Thank jackie c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited here with my grand-daughter who loved it. She petted the lambs, watched the cows being milked and even rode on a tracter It is great for families there is a picnic area and also they have a restaurant.

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is a great place to go to if you have young kids, I would say the age it is aimed at is between 3 and 11, lots of different animals and the petting corner is great for the young kids, they bring round, lambs,...More

Thank Phil E
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely time was had by all. Lots of animals to see up close and even got to feed one of the calves its milk. Would recommend for families. Ideal areas under cover too for when it was a bit showery.

Thank sueann1969
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Allyson D
i am thinking of taking my son here for his 2nd birthday would you say it is a good day for s birthdey snd plentybto do for a 2 year old
28 April 2017|
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Response from MIKECHRISManchester | Reviewed this property |
We take our 2 year old granddaughter she loves holding the baby animals and there are plenty of small slides and indoor bits and pieces for them to do, we have taken our kids for years, hope you like it.
How much does it cost?
6 October 2016|
Response from Shadowfaxuk | Reviewed this property |
Adults: £7.00 Children: £6.00 (2 - 16 years, children under 2 are free) OAPs: £6.00 School Group visits - School children £8 and adults one free for every 5 children then £7 each Birthday parties £12
julie h
Is there blue badge parking, is it accessable?
20 August 2016|
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Response from 773RBL | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't know about allocated blue badge or specific accessibility, but the car park is next to the entrance and it is easy enough to get everywhere with a pram, there are low level sinks and dryers, a ramp to the... More