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1870 Farm

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Great- especially for kids

Really well organized place and very close to downtown Chapel Hill. You feel is if you really are... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
sidmarcella
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1870 Farm Camp

My 7 year old son absolutely loved 1870 Farm Camp. He’s normally an in-door kid but this camp... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
T9363VQmichaeld
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Durham, North Carolina
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9 Jul 2018
“Great- especially for kids”
29 Jun 2018
“1870 Farm Camp”
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1224 Old Lystra Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-8031
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Really well organized place and very close to downtown Chapel Hill. You feel is if you really are on a farm. Lots of super friendly animals of various types. Garden craft area and huge tent for events. Really a cool place that is really invested...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

My 7 year old son absolutely loved 1870 Farm Camp. He’s normally an in-door kid but this camp allowed him to explore outside a lot. He loved the interaction he had with all the animals. He’s begging to go back next year already! I highly...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

As a former teacher, I was as enthralled as the children were at a recent birthday party held at this incredible place. I immediately recognized the Pied Piper (Will) for his ability to calmly recruit and educate a group of children eager to explore their...More

1  Thank EddiePapa
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Took my wife and kids to 1870 Farm for an "Open Farm Day". We saw a few scraggly sheep, a chicken house styled like a hillbilly shack, and buildings apparently used for other businesses. What we did not see was a working farm.More

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David S, Owner at 1870 Farm, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2017

Thank you for coming to the farm for our free Open Farm Day on Memorial Day! We're sorry that you feel disappointed. We have only heard great feedback regarding our farm experiences so far. We are sorry that you may have missed our wonderful alpacas,...More

Reviewed April 16, 2017

I had a great time with my daughter and her friends during the Open Farm tour. We played with Alpacas, chickens and donkeys. Learned about the garden and walked the beautiful fields! An amazing day and a true gem.

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Reviewed June 30, 2016

food ok but the comfort level high. We enjoyed the outside farm and found ourselves wanting to go back

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Reviewed May 22, 2016

We booked a birthday party for my nine-year old son and had a tremendous experience. Everyone was very organized, friendly and great with the kids. The farm was hands on and the fish were biting. The location is terrific, it feels very rural but just...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came to check out 1870 farm when we were staying in Chapel Hill. It's so great, we went twice! It feels like your miles away in the countryside, and you're right in Chapel Hill! There's great activities like fishing, gemstone mining,...More

2  Thank Atravellingbe
Reviewed December 5, 2015

One of the most beautiful country settings out there! Fall in love with the animals and scenery. Went to a friend's wedding and it was absolutely gorgeous and so much fun. Great venue, great owners.

3  Thank Molly H
Reviewed October 5, 2015

The farm was a quick stop to entertain my younger kids while my daughter attended orientation at UNC. Wasn't sure if its open all the time or not so we took our chance and drove in. Turned out we lucked out as the owner showed...More

4  Thank Leslie L
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