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Pennywell Farm

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| Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ11 OLT, England
+44 1364 642023
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Another 5 star visit!

Our last visit of the 2017 season and it didn't disappoint us! We were very lucky that there were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shelley R
via mobile
Really good day out

Visited whilst on holiday with the wife our 3year old and Inlaws. We found the farm to be really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andy O
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Pennywell Farm is a multi award winning attraction, the largest farm attraction in the South West. There is a different hands on activity, show or display every half hour and four farm rides included in the admission price. Pennywell is also the home of the world famous Pennywell Miniature Pigs. There is a licensed restaurant, acres of free parking and free dog kennels provided for four legged visitors. Open Feb - Oct and during December for Nativity Plays and visits to Father Christmas.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pig racing” (84 reviews)
“tractor ride” (62 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (68 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ11 OLT, England
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+44 1364 642023
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our last visit of the 2017 season and it didn't disappoint us! We were very lucky that there were two new sets of arrivals of piglets to admire and even some to cuddle. My daughter who has always loved looking at the piglets was very...More

Thank Shelley R
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the fabulous 5 star review! It's great to still be flying right at the end of the season so your review is particularly special. Thank you and we hope to see you again in 2018.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited whilst on holiday with the wife our 3year old and Inlaws. We found the farm to be really well layed out with plenty of activities to keep the little man interested (show or talks every half hour). There is so much to do but...More

Thank Andy O
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Andy. We're so please to hear that you enjoyed your day with us and look forward to seeing you at Pennywell again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must be one of the only locals not to have visited before, but we went yesterday which was quite close to the end of season for Pennywell. Aside from the ridiculously cute tiny piglets we got to cuddle (several times...) and all the various...More

Thank Matt C
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Utterly wonderful review! We're completely blown away by it and you have certainly brought a few smiles to a Monday morning. We are a happy bunch but given that we work with lovely animals and people, we have every reason to be. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The children loved every minute of their day at Pennywell Farm, so many friendly animals to hold, feed and experience. Wonderful little train ride, maze, pony rides, baby piglets to cuddle, a viewing tower with the most amazing view! Good restaurants. You really couldn't ask...More

Thank 41suzy
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for all your lovely comments, Suzy. Glad to hear that you made it to the top of the tower. So many people don't and they miss out on the amazing views! Hope you'll be back to see us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great family day out where the kids can actually cuddle and pet the animals. We enjoyed Goat Milking, Goat feeding, pony rides, piglet cuddles and so much more! We went on a very wet day but still thoroughly enjoyed it as there are so...More

Thank TheExploringSwans
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The hands on contact with the animals is the thing that seems to be the most memorable for all our visitors. So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your cuddles and I hope that you made use of the free wet weather return ticket.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really friendly farm style visit. Seven and eight year olds found loads to do. Loved the daft red rocket and the old fashioned go karts (eventhough the seven year old was not allowed). Reasonable food in the cafe for lunch too. The petting pets especially...More

Thank Bern23
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. The Red Rocket definitely has to be experienced - nobody gets off without a smile on their face. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here on many occasions the children love this place never get bored of it fresh air and great views so much for them to do

Thank party1234
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review. If you are a regular visitor, have a look at our season tickets as it may well be a better value option for you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to petting zoos, farms, etc but this place is the best by far the day was really wet but they have indoor activities every half hour my kids loved holding rabbits, guinea pigs but by the best was holding six day old...More

Thank pamdonald8
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review. Sounds as though you made the most of your visit which is what we love to hear and I hope you'll use you free wet weather return ticket to come and see us again. As for a...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We have a family pass for PennyWell and we love it! Our three really enjoy it too especially our younger two. Would highly recommend this attraction for young families!

Thank Matthew F
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thanks for the great review and recommendation Matthew.

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We visited Pennywell Farm while on holiday in Devon; it was one of the highlights of the holiday! Pennywell is an ideal place to take children, but it's great fun for adults too. It's more than your average farm - there are so many activities...More

Thank jessielovestravel123
Valerie B, Public Relations Manager at Pennywell Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hi Jesse, thank you for the great review and recommendation. 'More than your average farm' is a quote I may have to start using. I absolutely love it! Hope to see you at Pennywell again next time you are in Devon.

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Candice P
3 August 2017|
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Response from Elle R | Reviewed this property |
Trainers are fine but if it's raining either walking boots or wellies if you want to go on the grass. Most of it is paved.
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Krisztina G
28 April 2017|
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Response from Nigel P | Reviewed this property |
We were there during the morning and there was plenty of opportunity, I had the impression that would be the same throughout the day, though of course it relies on a there being some young piglets being born around that... More
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Amanda I
12 July 2016|
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Response from balee8 |
There are kennels available, situated at the top of the car park, which you need to provide your own padlock and water. The dogs aren't allowed on the farm.
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