We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Longdown Activity Farm

Features Animals
Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 7EH, England
+44 23 8029 2837
Review Highlights
A return visit with a 4 and 6 year old grand daughters

Longdown has just re- opened after its winter break and has had some welcome improvements. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Susan B
Hythe, United Kingdom
via mobile
Wonderful 1/2 term visit

I took my daughter (3) and a friend with his daughter (3) today. The staff couldn't have been more... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yolanda T
Read all 492 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
There’s farmyard fun for the whole family at Longdown Activity Farm. Join in with a daily schedule of hands-on activities such as bottle-feeding kid goats and calves, duck feeding, and the new Animal Encounter Barn where visitors can hold chicks and meet a variety of friendly animals - sometimes even kunekune piglets. There are lots of larger friendly farm animals to meet and plenty of indoor and outdoor play equipment too including the new Straw Den and Trampoline Barn. When ground conditions allow, don't miss the fabulous bumpy tractor and trailer ride! There’s no hidden extra charges for our activities. Don’t miss the Longdown Farm Shop for delicious locally sourced produce.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tractor ride” (56 reviews)
“baby goats” (38 reviews)
“soft play” (43 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 7EH, England
+44 23 8029 2837
Write a ReviewReviews (492)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 489 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Longdown has just re- opened after its winter break and has had some welcome improvements. The animal encounter is now sited in the hay barn and has separate pens for the various small animals. Handling week old chicks was special even if they did poo...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 days ago

I took my daughter (3) and a friend with his daughter (3) today. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, it was clean and tidy, and the animals were great. The new small animal encounter barn is especially good. Thank you, Longdown for enabling us...More

Thank Yolanda T
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was very busy when we arrived with quite a long queue. The little ones didn’t seem to mind though. We did a quick tour to see what was happening on the site but found long queues throughout the day for the different displays such...More

Thank Heather L
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice activities for the little ones The staff there were really friendly Totally recommend for family outing

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the Longdown farm to attend a birthday party. It was vety enjoyable. The farmer or staff are very good with the children. They feed the pigs with pig food and the goat with bottle of milk. How cute. The children can hold...More

Thank Efflene
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Brilliant place to take kids to see father Christmas. Lots of kids activities to do while waiting. Strongly recommend.

1  Thank Nadasine
SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

We thank this contributor for their kind words and wish you a very Happy New year, from all the team at Longdown Activity Farm.

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to visit any time of year, at Christmas it is great for youngsters. With Mike the elf giving the kids a lovely visit to Santa really making the visit special for all of our small ones. Tea rooms for hot drinks and the...More

1  Thank Goodfoodknight
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Sometimes simple is best! 3 yr old loved the queues as the tent leading down to santa had sawdust, straw bales and colouring stations. And other kids to play with! The "grotto" was fantastic. Not overly decorated but with live animals, who all seemed remarkably...More

1  Thank SouthamptonSaints
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We visited today and we had a great time my little girl loved making her reindeer food and seeing the chicks,pigs,donkey,goats,rabbits and geese today they also were doing glitter tattoos and colour your own decorations. Something for every child to enjoy. Father Christmas was great...More

1  Thank Ali T
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Having young kids who love animals this was a good idea! Nice little farm shop too. Looking forward to their santa's grotto. Do take care when walking out of the car park as its the other side of the road.

Thank Jonotinggle
Nearby HotelsSee all Ashurst Hotels
Hotel TerraVina
600 reviews
1.81 miles away
Woodlands Lodge Hotel
631 reviews
1.89 miles away
Beaulieu Hotel
850 reviews
2.78 miles away
Ormonde House Hotel
490 reviews
3.04 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The Herb Pot Bistro
262 reviews
.76 miles away
The Happy Cheese
368 reviews
.79 miles away
Asha Bangladeshi Cuisine
114 reviews
.78 miles away
The New Forest
314 reviews
.97 miles away
Nearby Attractions
New Forest Wildlife Park
1,011 reviews
.69 miles away
Totton Health and Leisure
9 reviews
1.81 miles away
New Forest Platinum Day Tours
46 reviews
2.09 miles away
New Forest National Park
1,459 reviews
3.31 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
24 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from SouthamptonUK | Property representative |
No animal feed is sold at the farm it is included in the price, also the tractor ride is included.
Jess M
23 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from MoMcleod | Reviewed this property |
I live in Ashurst , and you will love it , my son when in his late twenty's got a years season ticket.!!! Just go with the flow at the feeding time it actually helps the staff get all the goats and calfs feed! school... More
31 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from SouthamptonUK | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry Jenny, We do not sell fertile eggs at Longdown Activity Farm, we would purchase them from 'Dan' 07984124791 or the best way to buy is on eBay using a high rated buyer (otherwise they may still... More