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Thrift Farm

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I visited this afternoon with my 7 year old son, who absolutely loves anything outdoors, especially... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravelMunchkinFP
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London, United Kingdom
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Our son loved this place.

Our disabled son loved visiting Thrift farm. He visited often and loved the animals and the staff... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bridgette L
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Brackley, United Kingdom
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“small farm”(12 reviews)
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Thrift Farm is a 52 acre farm and is a Rural Training Centre/working environment for Adults with Learning Difficulties. Approximately thirty trainees attend the farm each day. Places are also provided for students from Special schools and other...more
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Buckingham Road | Whaddon, Milton Keynes MK17 0PX, England
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+44 1908 501733
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this afternoon with my 7 year old son, who absolutely loves anything outdoors, especially farms and zoos. I walked past the cafe and then back towards it as I wasn't sure of where the shop was and the process to pay, but for...More

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ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we love to hear from our customers. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your first visit to Thrift Farm and particularly enjoyed seeing and feeding the animals. We are very proud to offer...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our disabled son loved visiting Thrift farm. He visited often and loved the animals and the staff. An amazing place for young children and families.

Thank Bridgette L
ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We are really pleased that you and your son enjoyed a day out here at Thrift Farm. We do have lots on offer and there is something for all! We do hope you visit again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our granddaughter to Thrift Farm today. What a lovely experience as she could get up and personal with the animals. We were able to feed goats and sheep and see lots of animals at close quarters in a good spacious environment for the...More

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ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are pleased to hear that you had a lovely day out at Thrift Farm. We have lots on offer and there is something for all the family to enjoy all year round. Thank you for the positive feedback and we hope that you visit...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely little farm, very low cost, in a beautiful setting, the animals look well looked after and you can feed them and get up close. One of the best locally.More

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ThriftFarm, Deputy Manager at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, we really appreciate your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Thrift Farm. We are very proud to offer great value to families and we aim to ensure that every visitor has the best possible experience whilst visiting...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely little farm and very friendly members of staff. Animals were well looked after and a member of staff was there to explain about the animals etc. The cafe was really nice and my little one enjoyed playing in the little play area. Good for...More

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ThriftFarm, Deputy Manager at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, we really appreciate your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Thrift Farm. We are very proud to offer great value to families and we aim to ensure that every visitor has the best possible experience whilst visiting...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

This cafe, attached to the farm, makes an excellent watering hole for travellers along the A421 going west from Milton Keynes. Service is friendly and they produce an excellent pot of tea! I have had a delicious GF toastie and my husband has enjoyed breakfast....More

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ThriftFarm, Deputy Manager at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, we really appreciate your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Thrift Farm. We are very proud to offer great value to families and we aim to ensure that every visitor has the best possible experience whilst visiting...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Feeding the goats who lick the pellets out of ones hand is a wonderful experience for the young. Need to allow two hours minimum to get a broad experience..

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ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This was my son's first visit to a farm for his Aunties birthday. Staff were fantastic throughout the day, talking to us about the animals and the beautiful weather( And world cup!) All the staff were working incredibly hard in the cafe and around the...More

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ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you, we really appreciate your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Thrift Farm. We are very proud to offer great value to families and we aim to ensure that every visitor has the best possible experience whilst visiting...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you have young kids or are young at heart this is a great place to visit . All the various farms animals in keep you and them amused for hours . Nice cafe for tea and cake and rest your feet . Reasonable prices...More

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ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you, we really appreciate your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Thrift Farm. We are very proud to offer great value to families and we aim to ensure that every visitor has the best possible experience whilst visiting...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great little farm, we went lambing season so was busy but not too busy to enjoy. Play area is very small and basic for under 3's. Loads of different animals and birds. Lambing was a bit of a disappointment as very little sign of lambs...More

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ThriftFarm, Administrator at Thrift Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for your review, we would like to be able to offer all our customers a satisfying visit. We are a small working farm with a difference providing support and training for adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues. Onsite we have a...More

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Response from CharlieC1651 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do meet and greets
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Response from ThriftFarm | Property representative |
Hello. I'm afraid we only allow Assistance dogs on to the farm. Thank you.
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