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Shores Hey Farm

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Black House Lane | Halifax Road Briercliffe, Burnley BB10 3QU, England
+44 1282 455992
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An amazing place!

A great place to visit. We visited this past weekend it was snowing and freezing cold outside but... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
JMDubya
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Burnley, UK
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Had a trip out to Happa last weekend with the family and had a great time ! The horse where very... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
dykerollins
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Haworth, United Kingdom
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Shores Hey Farm is a hidden delight set in acres of green space overlooking the Thursden Valley. Although primarily the home of HAPPA (Horses and Ponies Protection Association), the site has been recently upgraded and now provides everything that you would expect from a first class destination. Burnley's best kept secret......until now Shores Hey offers first class facilities in a relaxing rural environment within easy reach of Burnley town centre and the M65. Whether it's an Equine Event or a Corporate Conference, HAPPA is the natural place to do business. With ample parking and on site catering, Shores Hey Farm is the perfect venue for your next event.
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  • Poor1%
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Black House Lane | Halifax Road Briercliffe, Burnley BB10 3QU, England
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

A great place to visit. We visited this past weekend it was snowing and freezing cold outside but this did not dampen our experience. Such a worthy cause, and a great place for kids to learn and enjoy themselves. The on-site cafe food is great...More

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Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Shores Hey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hi Many thanks for leaving a review. The recent snow certainly created us a challenge, but it's great to know it didn't spoil your visit. There will be plenty happening for the kids over the Summer months, so keep an eye on our website and...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Had a trip out to Happa last weekend with the family and had a great time ! The horse where very well looked after and the food in the cafe was great 😀 Well worth a visit and the kids want to go again this...More

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Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Shores Hey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hi Thank you for your review. We're so pleased you enjoyed a great family day out here at HAPPA. Great to know the kids want to come back so soon too. Keep an eye on our Facebook pages and website for all the events we're...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

these facilities are great because of the availability to please people of all ages. There are a wide range of facilities to use, visit and enjoy and i especially love the donkeys! I even respect this company that much, that i always donate my horsey...More

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Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Shores Hey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hi Thank you for leaving your comments. We're so glad you enjoy visiting us and we really appreciate donations such as yours. Without them we simply couldn't keep up the good work and look after the equine in our care. There are lots of ways...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Spent a day in and around the Burnley area and stumbled upon this rural gem. It’s a combination of a stunning country setting, top notch restaurant and beautiful horses and ponies to love and appreciate. Great half day out it ticks all the boxes enough...More

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Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Shores Hey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hi Gary Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We couldn't have summed it up much better ourselves, and in recognition of ticking all the boxes we've recently been voted Lancashire's best Small Visitor Attraction by the Lancashire Tourism Awards....More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Really lovely place to visit, you don't have to be a rider or particularly horsey person to enjoy looking around at Happa. There is a nice quiet, calm atmosphere and lots of very content looking horses, almost all of whom were happy to be stroked....More

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Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Shores Hey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hi David Thank you so much for the kind words. It's fantastic to know that the hard work the whole Team undertake to look after the equine in our care is recognised. We hope to see you again very soon The HAPPA Team

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place! There are a lot of events that go on here and it does get very busy on these days. This is an excellent place to visit. On days when there is no event on it’s very quiet and relaxed. The...More

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Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Shores Hey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hi Thank you for writing a review. A full calendar of events is on our website and further details are posted on our Facebook Pages. This should give you a great idea of the best times to visit the Centre. There is plenty planned over...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

But the food is excellent,with pleasant staff . You can visit the rescued animals,there to recuperateMore

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Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Shores Hey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hi Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It's great to know that you enjoyed the food and service in The Scullery. We've recently added some Weekly Specials alongside the normal menu, so you may be tempted by one of those on...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Very friendly staff willing to answer any questions you may have about the care of horses. We got there just in time for a little horse training session in the big barn it was a delight to see the girls putting the horses through there...More

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Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Shores Hey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hi Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad you found your visit informative and that you were able to learn about some of the amazing work we do with the equine in our care. It's great to know that the...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Went with my 3 year old son this afternoon. Had a lovely time seeing the horses and ponies. Food was delicious and well priced. The kids meals were one of the best I’ve seen!! Would recommend!!More

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Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Shores Hey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hi Sam We're glad you enjoyed your visit and are grateful for your review and recommendation. We've got plenty lined up through the Festive Season, so it's well worth checking out our website and Facebook pages for full details. If you're really lucky, you may...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Had a great time here walking round looking and petting the horses well worth a visit The only downfall for my visit it was raining I coming again tomorrow say will be nicer weather Thank you so much to the friendly girl on y first...More

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Mark F, Public Relations Manager at Shores Hey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hi Debbie Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We hope that the rain didn't spoil your visit too much, and that you were at least able to spend time with the equine that were in the barns and make use of...More

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Response from Ann M | Reviewed this property |
Yes its free entry, they also have a cafe and shop on site but not sure how expensive this is. Worth a visit.
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