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Totnes Rare Breeds Farm

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Address: Nr South Devon Steam Railway | 400yds Walk from Totnes Mainline Station, Totnes TQ9 5JR, England
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+44 1803 840387
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Looking for a fantastic day out? This family-owned attraction is small...

Looking for a fantastic day out? This family-owned attraction is small enough to provide a friendly and personal service, with enough to keep visitors happy all day.What sets Totnes Rare Breeds apart is the opportunity to be within hugging range of all the animals. Most enclosures can be entered for close-up stroking, patting and cuddling. The Garden Café (outside the farm) offers made-to order dishes at reasonable prices, from indulgent snacks to tasty meals.

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Wow we had an amazing time thankyou

we purchased the 3 activites ticket for the steam train, otter sanctuary and totnes rare breeds farm. we absolutely loved our day out on the train arriving at Totnes for the Rare... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie N
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we purchased the 3 activites ticket for the steam train, otter sanctuary and totnes rare breeds farm. we absolutely loved our day out on the train arriving at Totnes for the Rare Breed Farm which is just off the railway platform . the farm exceeded our expectations it was absoluley fabulous. we were able to get up close to all... More 

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Thank Julie N
totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Julie. It was wonderful to meet you all and i'm so happy you had such a wonderful time. Your kind words mean lot to us and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Paignton
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each time we visit this place it never fails to put a smile on my face. It's really relaxing, good value for money, the staff are friendly & informative. But best of all the little ones adore the place. Definitely worth a visit 😊

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totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your continued support. It means so much to us when people like yourselves love to visit again and again. More 

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a lovely time at the farm. We parked at the leisure Center which is pay and display. But you could park in the train station which is slightly closer. (Getting my youngest back to the car was a mission!) Once you walked over the bridge you walk along the steam train station, its lovely. (The toilets are... More 

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totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review! We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us and compliments shall be passed on to those concerned. Once again, thank you for your visit and rating. We hope to see you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Totnes Rare Breeds Farm was a brilliant choice for Easter Monday, our 1 year old absolutely loved meeting all the animals, especially the lambs. Everything was really well maintained and the staff were knowledgable and enthusiastic. The cafe had good choice and good service. Basically it was everything we wanted for a lovely afternoon trip. Combine with the train... More 

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totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful and kind review. We are very glad you enjoyed you time with us and hope to see you again in the future. More 

Burbage, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entire gang aged from 2 up to14years loved it at the farm. This is how this farm is different to anywhere we have been before. 1. There are some rare species onsite; so they live up to their name 2. You could walk into the animal area and feed them, cuddle them etc (as long as you don't leave... More 

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totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

A massive thank you for your compliments and such a lovely review. Very happy that you all enjoyed yourselves so much and we hope to see you again. More 

west sussex
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on 11/04/17 with my wife and son. Its an amazing little farm with lots of animals to see in a small area. Although not a whole day out it is a fantastic way to spend a bit of time. location wise it's poorly signposted and there in a little walk to get there once parked, but being off... More 

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totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! The signs leading here are an issue which we definitely want to get resolved. If you ever wish to visit again, i would recommend the Pavillions Leisure Center car park which is larger and you can pay for as long as you want. We're glad you... More 

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62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little place and it had a nice walk by the river to spot animals in nature too. I especially loved stroking the owls.

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totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, glad you enjoyed your time with us; the owls are always a favorite! More 

Dorset
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled down from Buckfastleigh on the South Devon Railway and saw this on the left as you come into the station. There is an interesting collection of rare breeds of chickens, pigs, and owls plus others. All of the animals and birds were kept in nice enclosures and looked to be in tip top condition. My granddaughter petted lambs... More 

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totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review and rating. We're very glad you decided to come in to take a look and enjoyed your time here. Hope to see you again! More 

London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a truly memorable experience here. Great place to take kids or grandparents. beautiful Owls, otters, and butterflies and even got to feed the lambs while we were there.

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totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Brian for our first review of the season and such a kind one too! Hope that you visit again. More 

newton abbot
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58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Lovely day out with the kids , young children really love it , lots of small farm animals to pet and get up close to

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totnesrarebreeds, Owner at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and for the very kind review. Glad your children enjoy it so much and hope to see you again soon. More 

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