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Old Hall Farm

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Shire Horse Experience Day

I booked this activity for my wife's "significant birthday" as she absolutely adores this breed of... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Don L
Cool for kids young and old

Used it as a fill in. We have no young children but we still enjoyed it. I've got to admit it was... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
Rebecca C
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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“working farm”(33 reviews)
“play barn”(19 reviews)
“shire horses”(39 reviews)
Nestled in the Cumbrian Hills and surrounded by the Lake District lies Old Hall Farm. This is an open historic working farm, following the the farming year, therefore activities will change month by month. Each visit will be different. Typical...more
Bouth LA12 8JA, England
+44 1229 861993
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I booked this activity for my wife's "significant birthday" as she absolutely adores this breed of animal. The day was fairly typical Lake District for autumn, some light rain at first that cleared then a bit of sun and back to dull turning to rain...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Used it as a fill in. We have no young children but we still enjoyed it. I've got to admit it was the ice cream that made us go but we thoroughly enjoyed it. The horses are gorgeous and the steam engines are fascinating. Young...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful day at this great place. Horses are amazing, steam engines and agricultural equipment are really special. Home made ice cream from their own jersey cows. Brought some delicious jersey milk home for our porridge in the morning. The wood burner in the tea room...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This was our 3rd visit with our daughter and chocolate lab and both made to feel as welcome as ever! Such a lovely farm with equally lovely staff! The facilities are excellent, the Halloween activities were fab especially the spooky story walk into the woods....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank gippa26
Reviewed October 24, 2018

What an amazing place to visit 😆 Went today with my family including my 2 young grand children and we had a ball......on arrival there is an outside area with mini John Deere trucks and tractors (some small ones for the little people) a barn...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris W
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We were driving past Old Hall Farm several weeks ago and stopped off to get some fresh milk and picked up a brochure about the farm, after reading it decided we would take the grandchildren during half term. Brilliant decision, they loved the place. From...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank billturnbull9
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Excellent day out for all the family. Great lunch, fantastic ice creams and a really friendly atmosphere. The staff couldn't have been better.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paulfen34
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited while holidaying in the area and weren't disappointed, as soon as we got there we were invited to help feed animals, then collect eggs and groom small ponies. It's a real hands on experience and my children(1 and 3) has lots of fun....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aimee_w85
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We visited this working farm as part of large group and were given a wonderful and informative tour about the place. We were told about the history of their working horses and other animals, the history of the farm, we got to taste the milk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephanie O
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Lots to do for all levels and a uniquely hands on experience in this day and age! *Obviously* the channel island milk and ice cream is a slice of creamy heaven, but for horse lovers or beginners this place is an ideal to, very cheaply...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Natalie S
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October 29, 2018|
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Response from 803charlotte | Property representative |
hi yes we do take debit and credit cards
July 21, 2018|
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Response from ANN H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Tracey is quite right ....we took our little dog on a lead, we all had a fabulous time. Ann.
September 9, 2017|
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Response from yorkshirelass002 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is included.