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Suffolk Punch Trust

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The Colony Stud | Woodbridge Walk, Hollesley IP12 3JR, England
+44 1394 411327
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WONDERFUL VISIT! HORSES AND STAFF VERY WELCOMING!

I was so glad we visited! The staff were so friendly and helpful and extremely knowledgeable. The... read more

Reviewed today
tracylott
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Malvern, United Kingdom
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We spent a happy morning walking round the Suffolk Punch Trust. It was hot so it was a relief to... read more

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EastKentBilly
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Come and join our gentle giant Suffolk Punch Heavy Horses for a fun family day out this Easter. Visit pets corner, meet our Suffolk lambs, see the horses being trained and enjoy a tractor-trailer ride around the farm. Easter Holiday Activities: 28th March - 12th April A'Hoy there mateys! Come and join the Hollesley Bay Pirates and discover Captain Colonys hidden treasure. All day drop in. 4th April - 6th April Discover how to make your own Suffolk Punch Horse with a chocolate cream egg. Just drop in, no need to book! 11th April Join a sugarcraft workshop and create your own edible cup cake decorations. Booking essential (see website for further details). A beautiful drive through sandy forest, south-east from Woodbridge.Leave A12 Woodbridge bypass on A1152 to Melton and Hollesley. Cross traffic lights, level crossing and river bridge, bearing right at the mini roundabout. Pass Sutton Hoo on right and take next turning left. Cross an area of heathland, continuing for three miles and shortly after entering a wooded area bear left - signposted Butley, Boyton and Hollesley Bay Colony. At the crossroads with a water tower continue straight on into Woodbridge Walk and the entrance to the Suffolk Punch Trust is shortly on your right.
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The Colony Stud | Woodbridge Walk, Hollesley IP12 3JR, England
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+44 1394 411327
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"beautiful horses"
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"tractor ride"
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"guinea pigs"
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"rare breed"
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"heavy horses"
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"rural life"
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"gift shop"
in 12 reviews
"shetland ponies"
in 5 reviews
"play area"
in 13 reviews
"gentle giants"
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"annual pass"
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"cake"
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"bits and pieces"
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"child friendly place"
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"pets corner"
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Reviewed today

I was so glad we visited! The staff were so friendly and helpful and extremely knowledgeable. The residents.....what a treat Suffolk Punch horses being cared for so well and obviously dearly loved by all who work with them. Definitely the place to visit if you...More

Thank tracylott
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent a happy morning walking round the Suffolk Punch Trust. It was hot so it was a relief to sit in the barn and watch the staff putting Bill, a young horse, through his paces. There is a cafe serving good coffee and home...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had never even heard of Suffolk Punch horses, so would say it was an education. A great place to introduce your younger family members to different farm animals. We missed the tour so walked around to see horses. The driven tour started at 12.30pm,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No hassle here, just wander around where you like. Horses are great also the other animals. Tractor rides, and a nice little cafe with outside seating.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took three of our young adults today with no prior warning and we were blown away by the procative support we were shown. Having seen some negative reviews about this we felt compelled to comment. It is a working farm so it's important to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with my school and it was very good it was with 4 adults . we went on a tour with ken . shoutout to ken

Thank Ibrahim A
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Julia V, Manager at Suffolk Punch Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am so glad you enjoyed your day I will make sure Ken reads your comments Come back and see us soon Julia

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is a lovely place to visit to spend a couple of hours wandering round the paddocks and looking at the beautiful Suffolk Punch horses which are now very endangered. The two new foals from this year were in a field with their mothers; it...More

Thank glynis a
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We live near but have never visited the Suffolk Punch Trust. Our granddaughter was staying with us so decided to take her and had a lovely time. She loved looking at all the smaller animals first and then we had a lovely walk around seeing...More

Thank Deborah B
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We only tried the Wild Tayberry cafe (no entry fee) on a not so good weather day, but will be back soon to see the whole place. The coffee was delicious, as was the gluten free friand, and very reasonable prices. The farm seems to...More

Thank pollylou
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

The staff here are so helpful and knowledgeable, they really add to the experience when you visit this wonderful working farm. The Suffolk Punch horses are just wonderful, we were lucky enough to see two ploughing a field and also one being completely harnessed as...More

Thank chrisandrab
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Yes they still have adoption programme there. You can get it up on there website
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