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Occombe Farm

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Preston Down Road, Paignton TQ3 1RN, England
+44 1803 520022
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Having visited the farm on holiday every year for several years, this year was most disappointing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
TheFensBarnacle
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The Fens
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Welcome to the Wild West -Occomb Festival

I visited yesterday with my wife and grown up lads as it had been sold to me as a beer festival. My... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brin P
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Preston, United Kingdom
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This organic, working farm on the edge of Paignton is open to the public 7 days a week. You can see farm animals including cows, sheep, chickens, pigs and alpacas, and walk a lovely 2km nature trail with a bird hide. Our Farm Cafe serves local produce and seasonal dishes and there is a kids play area outside. Visit the beautiful kitchen garden with a wartime allotment and air raid shelter. The farm is run by local charity Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust with all profits going to support its conservation and education work. The Trust run a selection of chargeable events throughout the year at Occombe and it's other sites, so please check the website for details of what's going on before you arrive. Free parking!
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“nature trail” (36 reviews)
“bird hide” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Preston Down Road, Paignton TQ3 1RN, England
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"nature trail"
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"bird hide"
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"farm shop and cafe"
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"vegetable garden"
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"anderson shelter"
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"bird feeders"
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"meeting friends"
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"egg hunt"
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"full english breakfast"
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"play area"
in 13 reviews
"lovely couple of hours"
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"real sense"
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"devon cream tea"
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"great place to visit"
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"lovely walk"
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"car park"
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"alpacas"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having visited the farm on holiday every year for several years, this year was most disappointing. The farm shop has gone, farm animals are few-2 piglets and a few chickens and ducks, kitchen gardens neglected or overgrown, wonderful light reflecting sculpture abandoned and disintegrating, panoramic...More

Thank TheFensBarnacle
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited yesterday with my wife and grown up lads as it had been sold to me as a beer festival. My wife kindly offered to drive Lets start with the parking - there isn't any! Not sure how that got missed when booking. Now,...More

Thank Brin P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Security staff were rude from the second we got out of the car. If you want to go and spend your money on an un-Friendly event with atmosphere similar to a badly run nightclub then this is the place for you

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Cafe serves delicious home cooked produce and delicious refreshments so make sure you treat yourself. Play area outside for children and a lovely gentle nature trail which i think may be suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs as there are wooden floored areas once you get...More

Thank GIna W
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Never been until yesterday and the boys had an amazing time. It was certainly much better than expected. The spring quest around the nature trail was fab, the boys never got bored, some of the questions were tricky for them which means I joined in...More

Thank Sammyhays
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Staying at a local caravan touring park (2017) we were told about Occombe Farm, their breakfasts were supposed to be the "bees knees" more like the wasps ankles, it was ok a bit on the pricey side for what was on your plate but when...More

4  Thank lobstersalad
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Lovely couple of hours. Walked up from Cockington beautiful views of the fields (unspoilt landscape) looking over Hellevoetsluis Way, little bite to eat with my Grandson which the staff were so lovely to help cater for our needs, then a quick pop into Gribbles, went...More

2  Thank clairelouisenort2017
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

A great walk, interesting nature trail with lots of different things to look at. Chance to see a real farm.

Thank 6bat3
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Nice views and well stocked farm shop. Various farm Walks, but both farm shop and cafe Re on the expensive side

1  Thank christine a
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

I have eaten here before and have been able to order what i like but today when i visited i was told they could,nt change the menu and that i had to have the meals as they were set out. That would have been alright...More

Thank tina n
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tracyaleetracy
11 April 2017|
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Response from m N | Reviewed this property |
yes but the outside tables are crammed in.....
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Mandy O
8 April 2017|
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Response from m N | Reviewed this property |
free but not worth it anyway.....
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Mandy O
8 April 2017|
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Response from m N | Reviewed this property |
It costs nothing to get in.....not worth a visit....really naf place.....
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