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Old Hall Farm

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Fantastic Day Out

Ignore a lot of people’s comments on cost as it is worth every penny because not only did we learn... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
Enjoyable afternoon, including hands-on experience with the animals

Spent a very enjoyable afternoon here last week. Not an especially large farm - but it was the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amy L
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“play barn”(13 reviews)
“shire horses”(36 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 2 days ago

Ignore a lot of people’s comments on cost as it is worth every penny because not only did we learn a lot about the animals and the history as in who knew through evolution that horses had thumbs and the reminants can still be seen...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a very enjoyable afternoon here last week. Not an especially large farm - but it was the friendly, knowledgeable staff and regular optional activities during the day, that made the trip so special. We were able to get 'hands-on' with the animals and enjoy...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here a couple of times when staying in the area but only to get an ice cream. The cost for the farm is a bit steep for a family as I doubt you'd spend more than a couple of hours here. Saying that...More

1  Thank Paula H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ice cream alone is worth it. Also, the farm is just lovely. It is a small operation with a laidback atmosphere. We went around at our own pace and played with the ducks, chickens, and petted one of the beautiful horses. We watched as...More

Thank Mathijs A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a lovely morning wandering round the farm. A little bit of yesteryear. Staff were all friendly and helpful. Highly recommend. A bit off the beaten track but easy enough to find.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worst place i have paid to go. There are pedal tractors and a little olay area in the picnic part that you can access without paying to enter and these are the best bits . I paid for my party to go...More

2  Thank amy2662
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If people are looking for a total farm experience to work with animals, muck out the animals, feed them, collect chicken eggs, work the shire horses and Clydesdale dale and groom all as well as Shetland ponies and donkey, milk the cows, make butter with...More

Thank Eliza LiLi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our little girls 6th birthday party here at the weekend with her and 15 of her friends. Fed the chickens and pigs, stroked some sheep, groomed some pony’s and rode a miniature trap. All followed on by a lovely birthday buffet before fun...More

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We randomly saw the AA yellow sign for ice cream whilst heading back to our rental home and decided a detour was necessary. Was definitely worth our while. Great ice cream, interesting animals and extraordinary machinery and friendly staff made for an enjoyable visit for...More

Thank Hywel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a very rainy day in order to get some lunch. The food on the whole was lovely (especially the chutney) but the service was quite poor. The staff serving were quite surly and didn't think even a smile was necessary whilst...More

4  Thank Kirsty H
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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.
July 9, 2017|
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Response from 803charlotte | Property representative |
Hi yes it is possible to just pop in for an ice cream or coffee or even just lunch. We have a very pleasant seating area in the middle of the farm and pedal tra tors and gokarts foir the kids or kids ate heart