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Faraway Farm Alpacas

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Well worth it!

My sister and I had so much fun at Faraway Farm. It was easily accessible by the Metro North train... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
hailstormed
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So Fluffy!

Leda and Steve are lovely people and gave our group a wonderful tour of their gorgeous farm, well... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
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Farm is only open to visitors by appointment. Please call or email to schedule a visit. Our farm is home to a herd of twenty beautiful alpacas and our store offers homegrown yarn and a wide selection of alpaca garments, teddy bears, throws, and one...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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1315 Baptist Church Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598-5810
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Back a winding trail into nowhere, far away from highways, you find a medium sized farm where these exotic beauties graze. Silver gray and brown, you can also purchase a skein of yarn and know exactly which creature donated it. Faraway from the city, and...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My sister and I had so much fun at Faraway Farm. It was easily accessible by the Metro North train from Manhattan (such a scenic route as well) to Croton-Harmon, and then an Uber to the farm. Leda is extremely passionate and knowledgeable about her...More

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Leda B, Owner at Faraway Farm Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you! I thoroughly enjoyed your visit and hope you will come back again.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Leda and Steve are lovely people and gave our group a wonderful tour of their gorgeous farm, well worth the $15 each. Leda was also very responsive and accommodating via email when setting up our visit. We spent over and hour with them meeting their...More

2  Thank greeenpanda7
Leda B, Owner at Faraway Farm Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back at the farm sometime soon.

Reviewed 29 November 2016

Leaving Bear Mountain, we decided to visit Faraway Farm Alpacas and are so glad we did. A lovely respite of farm life, with the cutest alpacas to greet you. The owner was on-sight and a pleasure to speak with. Great for kids, families. Nice farm...More

2  Thank Andshes0ff
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

It was fun to see the alpacas and Icelandic horses. The owner of the farm mingles and talks with the guests, and she was very nice. Free to go to, but everything in the store felt very expensive.More

1  Thank Reingding13
Leda B, Owner at Faraway Farm Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Most of the year, we are open by appointment only, so all visitors should check with us first, before coming. I am sorry to hear that you felt that our farm store was pricey, but...More

Reviewed 7 November 2016

Faraway Farms is a magical place. I have visited twice and the Alpacas were fascinating animals with real personalities. The first visit they were real interested in me and one came up and put its head on my shoulder. On the second visit, the highlight...More

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Leda B, Owner at Faraway Farm Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

We enjoyed your visit and hope you will come back soon!

Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a place that is pastoral and beautiful close to NYC. I am wearing the warm socks right now. The animals are like shy oversize dogs.

Thank dalesaltzman1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very nice place to visit and see the alpacas up close. The help was interesting and had a lot of information. There were a few very young babies when we visited. They have a nice gift shop where you an buy items made of alpaca...More

Thank Judy Z
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We have an incredible Alpaca farm close to home. If you haven't visited yet, put it on your calendar. The alpacas are beautiful and lovingly cared for, grazing on the rolling hills. There's a gift shop that has expertly done and useful products made from...More

Thank JoanAdria
Leda B, Owner at Faraway Farm Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2016

Thank you, Joan. Nice meeting you. Visitors should note that we open by appointment only. No drop-ins. Thank you!

Reviewed 20 March 2016

Lovely farm, the animals are a delight, and the Alpaca gifts in the barn are beautiful.This is a great stop before Christmas for a special gift .

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Leda B
28 April 2017|
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Response from Leda B | Property representative |
The farm is open to visitors year round by appointment, however, the most popular times to visit the farm are the Fall leading up to the holidays, and the Spring. Both the farm and store have regular hours and are open to... More
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Leda B
27 April 2017|
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Response from Leda B | Property representative |
We carry a wide range of products in our farm store from hats, gloves, scarves, teddy bears, sweaters, throws and yarns. Smaller items, such as hats and scarves, are made locally using the fleece from our animals. Larger... More
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Leda B
27 April 2017|
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Response from Leda B | Property representative |
Faraway Farm is located approximately 1 hour north of Manhattan. The easiest way to get to the farm is by car. If traveling by public transportation, take the train to the Croton Harmon station and then a taxi (15 minutes... More
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