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Thrift Farm

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Superb First Visit!

First time visit to such a special place that continues to give back into the community in so many... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KMB88788
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Fantastic Birthday

We had our son’s birthday at the farm and it was absolutely fantastic! All of the parents and kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SWMK
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“farm animals”(16 reviews)
“play area”(22 reviews)
“small farm”(12 reviews)
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Thrift Farm is a 52 acre farm and is a Rural Training Centre/working environment for Adults with Learning Difficulties. Approximately thirty trainees attend the farm each day. Places are also provided for students from Special schools and other...more
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Buckingham Road | Whaddon, Milton Keynes MK17 0PX, England
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+44 1908 501733
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time visit to such a special place that continues to give back into the community in so many ways! An affordable day trip for families with great value for money. Thrift farm is the perfect day out!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our son’s birthday at the farm and it was absolutely fantastic! All of the parents and kids really enjoyed it. The kids had a lovely time looking at the animals and playing in the play area. At the café the staff set-up an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SWMK
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased to hear you had a lovely visit and enjoyed seeing the animals. We are really proud of what we have to offer. The Café team will be delighted to hear...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The combination of live animals and soft play is irresistible for preschool kids and infants.During cold or wet spells the soft play can get crowded.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sgn0rman
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and thank you for leaving us a review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed a lovely day out here at Thrift Farm. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit with 4 young grandchildren ( ages 6,4, 2&2) We all had a wonderful time. Food in the cafe was lovely. So nice to visit somewhere that didn’t involve spending nearly £100 a time. Highly recommend for a small scale, traditional farm. No Ferris...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LutonWanderlust
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments we appreciate the time you have taken to give us some feedback. We are very pleased to hear you had a lovely day out at the Farm and enjoyed the food in the café. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited numerous times. Staff always helpful and friendly. Café is excellent with good choice of food and first class service. Lots of animals to see and possibly feed. Play area for the small people as well. A great afternoon out.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Prebbit
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, we really appreciate your feedback and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Thrift Farm. We are very proud to offer great value to families and we aim to ensure that every visitor has the best possible experience whilst visiting...More

Reviewed November 20, 2018

We visited Thrift Farm 1 week ago with our teo and a half year old granddaughter. All the animals are well looked after and, in our experience very gentle withe children when they are petting them. The only one to look out for is the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

Thank you for taking the time out to leave us a review. We are pleased to hear you had a lovely experience at the Farm and we’re glad to hear that you particularly enjoyed seeing and feeding the animals. We do our upmost to make...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

My first visit to thrift farm today . A lovely place a basic farm but well later out. Nice play area with low key playing area ( No swings or giant bounce comes or high slides. I liked this as it let's the children be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank christinemurton
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time out to write a review, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip to the Farm. We are a small working farm that offers work-based support to adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues, our clients...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I left a not so positive review a few months back but went today with my family and was blown away by the improvements. Credit where credit is due!! The place looked fresh, bright and inviting. The fences were fixed and the play areas safe...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CharlieC1651
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write another review we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear you had a much better experience compared to your visit in April. We are very proud to offer great value to families and it is...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I visited this afternoon with my 7 year old son, who absolutely loves anything outdoors, especially farms and zoos. I walked past the cafe and then back towards it as I wasn't sure of where the shop was and the process to pay, but for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we love to hear from our customers. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your first visit to Thrift Farm and particularly enjoyed seeing and feeding the animals. We are very proud to offer...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018

Our disabled son loved visiting Thrift farm. He visited often and loved the animals and the staff. An amazing place for young children and families.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bridgette L
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thank you for the review. We are really pleased that you and your son enjoyed a day out here at Thrift Farm. We do have lots on offer and there is something for all! We do hope you visit again soon!

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Response from CharlieC1651 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do meet and greets
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npottyondy
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Response from ThriftFarm | Property representative |
Hello. I'm afraid we only allow Assistance dogs on to the farm. Thank you.
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