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Gorgie City Farm & Cafe

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Closed Now: 09:30 - 16:00
Open today: 09:30 - 16:00
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Kids loved the Pet lodge

Gorgie farm is a great day out for the kids. Mine are three and five and have enjoyed going here... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Jenny K
Farm in the city

Gorgie Farm is perfect for a morning/afternoon activity with kids. Is not very big but enough to... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Evadelacruzlancha
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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About
A FREE entry urban farm, cafe, and events space supporting youth and adults with support needs while educating the public about farming and food production. Check out our website for information or get in touch!
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Gorgie City Farm 51 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh EH11 2LA, Scotland
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+44 131 337 4202
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 February 2013

An inner city farm in Edinburgh where children can get up close to pigs,sheep,cows,goats and a horse. A good time to go is Feb - May when you should see some lambs. At weekends there are pony rides and a cuddle corner with small animals....More

6  Thank leothetiger
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I visited Gorgie City Farm yesterday with my two grandchildren, NEVER AGAIN!!!. What I saw was truly SHOCKING and really raises question marks about even if the farm should be open. I will be passing my photographs onto the press as a picture tells a...More

18  Thank HighlandVet
Management response:Responded 25 October 2016

Thank you for your comments. I’m very sorry you felt this way about Gorgie City Farm, and would like to reiterate our reply to your letter that you are more than welcome to come in and meet with myself and our farm manager. We do...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's wonderful to be able to visit this farm any time of the year, walk around, sit and watch the animals and plants, as well enjoy the fact you can see so many other people and children in groups learning more about nature and or...More

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Gorgie_City_Farm, Manager at Gorgie City Farm & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Ola and we're glad you love the Farm as much as we do. I'll pass your comments on to our volunteers.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

My grandson really enjoyed himself (3 years old),he loved the play park the staff were quite good with the children,food was alright price ok, would go back.

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Gorgie_City_Farm, Manager at Gorgie City Farm & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave us feedback, and we're glad your grandson enjoyed his visit. We look forward to welcoming you both back to the Farm.

Reviewed 22 September 2018

Gorgie farm is a great day out for the kids. Mine are three and five and have enjoyed going here frequently since they were born. In the last year the farm has had a facelift and it looks great.

Thank Jenny K
Gorgie_City_Farm, Manager at Gorgie City Farm & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your visits and that you like the improvements we've been making. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We look forward to welcoming you back to see us and the animals again in the future. Thank you.

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Gorgie farm gives the impression that it’s some kind of sanctuary. They imply that they educate children about farming methods. You get up close to the beautiful animals and you feel happy until you realise that this is a farm and the animals will be...More

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Gorgie_City_Farm, Chief Executive at Gorgie City Farm & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback following your recent visit. Gorgie City Farm is a long established city centre farm, here to explain and educate people about farming, offering a view of the countryside from within the city. A number of the animals here are on loan...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

We just love Gorgie farm, so easy to access with the bus and our wee 16 months boy love all the animals and the play area with a big red tractor ! Such a good family time...

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Gorgie_City_Farm, Manager at Gorgie City Farm & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback, we're glad you had a good time.

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Went with a three year old, it’s lovely because he could safely run ahead of me. They have a nature garden, and farm animals. At the moment they have a lot of chickens, pigs and rabbits. They have newcomers as well, 3 piglets that were...More

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Gorgie_City_Farm, Manager at Gorgie City Farm & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thanks for sharing your review and we're glad you had a great day out.

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Gorgie Farm is perfect for a morning/afternoon activity with kids. Is not very big but enough to entertain the little ones. Very convenient as is right in the city.

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Gorgie_City_Farm, Manager at Gorgie City Farm & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share your review.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We visited the Farm with a 3-year-old and an 8-month-old. We enjoyed the animals, but had a difficult time navigating the farm with strollers as there were steps and small inside spaces. Our toddler had fun playing in the small playground space, but was disappointed...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

I was looking for somewhere to meet up with my friend, her daughter and her two children aged 9 and 3. I wanted somewhere equidistant from where we both live and Gorgie Farm fitted the bill. We had a really great visit. I was well...More

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Gorgie_City_Farm, Manager at Gorgie City Farm & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. Also, thank you for suggesting Easyfundraising, not something we were aware of, but we're now signed up to accept donations when people shop through the Easyfundraising site. And the fact it doesn't cost our...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

I visited with my two granddaughters, aged 6 and 2. The 2 year old enjoyed it more than the 6 year old. The eldest couldn't stand the smell coming from some of the stalls, and I can't say I blame her, at times it was...More

2  Thank mrpetts56
Gorgie_City_Farm, Manager at Gorgie City Farm & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks for your review. We appreciate all the feedback we receive. Our ferrets have a unique smell because they mark their territory very often. There are a number of articles online, where you can find out more about ferrets and their behaviour, including weaselwords dot...More

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Response from Gorgie_City_Farm | Property representative |
Hi, we have parking on site for blue badge holders only. There's free on-street parking on any of the side streets off Gorgie Road. We're also served by frequent Lothian Buses services.
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shazzabee1981
14 October 2017|
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Response from RJA18 |
Hi The farm has free blue badge parking only [with no other onsite parking as we are such a small site], with local on street parking free in the out of town direction from us - however we are well served by buses and close... More
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dheadley2017
24 July 2017|
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Response from gorgiefarmer | Property representative |
Hi The Farm Cafe has just reopened after being closed for ~18 months; it is currently on a fairly limited menu [drinks, cakes, scones, etc plus a kids box with petit filous/babybel/wee crackers/fruit/drink which may work... More
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