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Suffolk Punch Trust

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The Colony Stud | Woodbridge Walk, Hollesley IP12 3JR, England
+44 1394 411327
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A lovely day out on the farm

We were keen to see and find out more about the rare breed Suffolk punch farm horse. The Trust is... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Fiona L
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Beautiful animals

This is a must visit for children & adult's, adorable enormous horses. Lucky enough to see horse... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
mick184
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Come and join our gentle giant Suffolk Punch Heavy Horses for a fun family day out this Easter. Visit pets corner, meet our Suffolk lambs, see the horses being trained and enjoy a tractor-trailer ride around the farm. Easter Holiday Activities: 28th March - 12th April A'Hoy there mateys! Come and join the Hollesley Bay Pirates and discover Captain Colonys hidden treasure. All day drop in. 4th April - 6th April Discover how to make your own Suffolk Punch Horse with a chocolate cream egg. Just drop in, no need to book! 11th April Join a sugarcraft workshop and create your own edible cup cake decorations. Booking essential (see website for further details). A beautiful drive through sandy forest, south-east from Woodbridge.Leave A12 Woodbridge bypass on A1152 to Melton and Hollesley. Cross traffic lights, level crossing and river bridge, bearing right at the mini roundabout. Pass Sutton Hoo on right and take next turning left. Cross an area of heathland, continuing for three miles and shortly after entering a wooded area bear left - signposted Butley, Boyton and Hollesley Bay Colony. At the crossroads with a water tower continue straight on into Woodbridge Walk and the entrance to the Suffolk Punch Trust is shortly on your right.
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The Colony Stud | Woodbridge Walk, Hollesley IP12 3JR, England
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We were keen to see and find out more about the rare breed Suffolk punch farm horse. The Trust is based in the sleepy Suffolk countryside but wasn’t too difficult to find with phone gps. You enter through the visitor centre, which has a well...More

Thank Fiona L
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

This is a must visit for children & adult's, adorable enormous horses. Lucky enough to see horse ploughing demonstration, tractor ride, flower garden, good cafe, very enjoyable, money's to a good cause to preserve this breed.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Another lovely visit to the Trust. The Christmas Fair was excellent as usual & the staff had gone the extra mile this year decorating the stables to become a Christmas Farmyard and Santas Grotto, lovely for people with little ones. Smashing, good value lunch at...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

On a sunny day, a great place to see Suffolk Punches close up. The horses are really spectacular and so strong compared to other horses. The kids had lots of space to run around in with outdoor and indoor play areas. As it was Halloween,...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had such a lovely day at the Suffolk Punch Trust. We had a tractor ride (if the trailer is full, they will keep taking people round until everyone who wants to has had a ride). We loved the small animals and the beautiful, beautiful...More

1  Thank Zan190775
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I made the short detour on our way home to see these wonderful horses and the work that this trust does. We spent 2 hours here looking around and having a snack but could have spent another 1-2 hours. The snack bar...More

Thank Dave H
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We enjoyed several hours wandering around the fields and stables looking at the wonderful Suffolk Punch horses. Also seeing the Suffolk sheep and Red Poll cattle, rabbits, goats, ducks, guinea pigs and the little Shetland ponies. There is an extensive exhibition area with many artefacts....More

Thank SuffolkMayfly
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We had just visited Sutton Hoo, literally minutes away from here in a car. We did not stay long as it was late afternoon, and we only wanted to see the Suffolk Punch horses and have a drink. We could see there were quite a...More

1  Thank Neil G
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Really good for a peaceful day out, a great day with added yummy sandwiches! The dog loved it and ran around all day. A very good trip!

1  Thank The_pony_lover
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We enjoyed a couple of hours walking around the fields, admiring these gentle horses. You are invited to walk around the stables, see the enormous wagons these superbly strong animals can haul. As a working stud they need all the visitors they can get. They...More

Thank Bundilla
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Yes they still have adoption programme there. You can get it up on there website
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