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Barleylands Farm and Craft Village

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Well worth a visit.

Farmers market is very good, lots of local produce, fresh meat and veg in abundance. Wild Meat Co... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2011
Colin H
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
The ship area was deserted and not overly welcoming.

Had gone to look for christmas presents mid-week. Was like Marie-celesta. Lots of units... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2011
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Get ready for free range family fun at Barleylands Farm Park. Packed with excitement there's so much to do whatever the weather. Say hello to farmyard friends big and small, meet birds of prey, handle reptiles, run wild in the indoor play, jump...more
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Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
+44 1268 290229
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Reviewed 28 December 2011

Farmers market is very good, lots of local produce, fresh meat and veg in abundance. Wild Meat Co. particularly good. Craft village is worth a wander around, interesting and intriguing shops, Clock shop and Glassblowing always fascinate.

Date of experience: December 2011
1  Thank Colin H
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Had gone to look for christmas presents mid-week. Was like Marie-celesta. Lots of units closed. Will go back to try farm. Tea shop/ cafe boring choices and again just did not feel friendly. Some young mums in there. Free parking.

Date of experience: December 2010
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Reviewed 28 September 2011

living local we thought we would try barleylands .very disappointing place.not many animals to see or feed and when you see them the little ones cant due to doubled wall fencing.cost us £16 for one adult & one toddler.not much there to make you want...More

Date of experience: September 2011
2  Thank lazydaisypink
Reviewed 14 September 2011

We'd seen Barleylands advertised many times travelling south on the A12, and fitted in a visit when staying in Essex. We visited just the craft and shopping area, petting farm animals is of little interest to us! There's quite a lot to see, but we...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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Reviewed 4 June 2011

Very varied place that I have been to innumerable times. I shall always remain disappointed that the wood turner left. The sweet shop has some delightful memory sweets, isn't cheap but a great experience, except for the fudge that I found disappointing. The candle shop...More

Date of experience: April 2011
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Reviewed 29 August 2010

We last visited Barleylands about a year ago, and we liked it then. but now it's even better! For £7 per child you get access to see and pet all types of farm animals, two indoor play areas - one with a great soft-ball shooting...More

3  Thank Dee63
Reviewed 26 August 2010

We visited Barleylands today and my children loved it.They got to groom the small animals and also the Pony.There was a zip wire,outdoor play area,a large inflatable that they could bounce on for ages,shoot soft balls area,indoor play area.They also got to make their own...More

Thank hollypeter
Reviewed 3 August 2010

I love Barleylands. It is such a magical place. There is an upmarket restaurant - the magic mushroom, a really nice cafeteria - the hive (lots of home cooked food and cakes). A childrens farm, plus lots of craft and special interest units. In fact...More

1  Thank KayWestrap
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26 August 2016|
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Response from Emma W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes you can take your own food. The bouncy castle will be free not sure if there is a small charge for biscuit decorating and if your group fall in love with idea of pottery there is definitely a charge but its worth... More
John S
9 March 2016|
Response from WeAreBarleylands | Property representative |
Hi John, La Bottega isn't with us anymore. We now have a new Tiptree Pantry and we'll have a Tiptree Tea Room opening very soon.