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Doonies Farm

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Cove Road | Cove Bay, Nigg, Aberdeen AB12 3NX, Scotland
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Kids loved it.

We decided to visit here for something keep the kids amused over the weekend and I'm so glad we... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very little to see

Went along with our 2 year old. Not much to see. Pigs x 2 and sheep. Nice little play park... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Cove Road | Cove Bay, Nigg, Aberdeen AB12 3NX, Scotland
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit here for something keep the kids amused over the weekend and I'm so glad we did. The staff were brilliant and the kids loved the different animals and them feeding out of there hands. This place also has some picnic tables...More

Thank LeeDuncan1986
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Went along with our 2 year old. Not much to see. Pigs x 2 and sheep. Nice little play park. Wouldn't manage to fill a day out, we were only there for just over an hour at most. Wouldnt return.

Thank Allisong889
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Visited the farm as we come from Canada but when we got there found it was closed for another tw weeks,

Thank emurrayprojects
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I took my 7 & 8 year old who loved it. However I thought if they did not have the sheep and lambs to feed, I don't think they would like it as much. Overall the place seems run down with only sheep, Lambs, some...More

1  Thank farmer2017
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Took an elderly uncle here. The rare breeds were great and very very friendly and eating out your hands. The sheep and pigs were the best , quite a bit cheaper of characters

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Always enjoy coming here from when my children were young to now . Petting allowed on some animals and a fun dah you be had . Only caution watch the geese

Thank bagpuss28
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I definitely recommend a visit to Doonies Farm to any traveller. This animal farm is espceially ideal for families and kids :)

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 8 September 2016

It's cheap to get in plus you can buy a bucket of cabbage and carrot for £1 so kids can feed the animals. I can't really fault it for a summer afternoon but would probably be wild in the spring, autumn and winter. It could...More

Thank Johnnyshaker
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great idea and it may well have been up to expectation (and to the website description - which today exceeds the reality) when first opened and before the inevitable decline that results from lack of continuing investment: run down animal shelters, a...More

Thank Scotsman_Paris
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Our two girls (2 & 3) enjoyed seeing all the animals, especially the very woolly sheep! The play area was looking very tired, needed a repaint and the tyre climbing part needed fixed. Facility wise we were disappointed that there wasn't a baby change area...More

Thank cloggygirl
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