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Smithills Open Farm

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Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
+44 1204 595765
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We visited for my niece's birthday party and all the kids seemed to have a great time. I like the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andrew T
via mobile
School trip

WOW!!! This farm has it all, donkey rides, tractor rides, feeding the animals, play areas, amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chelsea H
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Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NS, England
+44 1204 595765
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited for my niece's birthday party and all the kids seemed to have a great time. I like the new petting area, the staff were really friendly and went out of there way to make sure my niece was having fun.

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW!!! This farm has it all, donkey rides, tractor rides, feeding the animals, play areas, amazing staff, hand washing facilities, cafe, free parking, cows licking your hands and being milked, pigs cuddling up to you and the best bit for us was pets corner. this...More

Thank Chelsea H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best farm in Greater Manchester. Animals are well cared for and the place is clean and professionally managed. Love the variety of animals and the children had the best time. Also the coffee is of a good standard!

Thank KateHargan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend decided to try out Smithwells farm yesterday. We were a bit worried going in as we seemed to be the only couple there without children But we soon got over it. A brilliant day out for anyone of any age. We...More

2  Thank Allie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with 2 one year olds in my care. The farm was fantastic, one of the best locally to me. The children loved petting time when we got to feed the boisterous bouncing Lambs. They loved the donkey rides. And all the animals...More

Thank sophie h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I last visited in 2014 and i was less than impressed fastforward to 2017 and what an improvement. I can't believe this is the same place. Fantastic effort and money put into this farm, and it needed it. Well done smithills farm, credit were credits...More

Thank bolton1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here and loved how hands on the little ones were allowed to be. Cheap day out but couldn't really spend more than a few hours unless you let them burn some energy on the park for a while. Pretty good...More

Thank wendiwoo76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were invited to our granddaughter second birthday party here, it was a fantastic place for a party, the staff were brilliant with all the young children, our tour guide for the day was brilliant she is a super asset for your company. They brought...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to visiting the farm with our granddaughters of 6 months and 10 years, the latter being animal crazy. There are plenty of animals to see and the eldest in particular loved it especially the animal petting slot. She was also able...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for the easter hunt and that was brillisnt for the kidsut the rest of the place was over priced for what it was. A few goats and a climbing frame. Kids seemed bored

Thank Tommy B
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Christopher S
2 August 2017|
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Response from alexgreen | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of indoor activities to make it a fun day. Maybe not quite as good but my kids have enjoyed it even on wet days.
Allyson D
27 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.
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