Pennywell Farm
Pennywell Farm
4.5
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
Pennywell Farm - “By far the best farm park I have been to” Katherine. G, Pennywell Visitor A visit to the multi award-winning Pennywell Farm is something you’ll never forget! Make memories that last a lifetime as you enjoy a fun-filled experience packed full of animals, hands-on activities, rides, play-time, shows and displays. It’s the biggest activity farm in the South West with a different activity happening every 30 minutes, just listen for the bell! Pennywell is home to over 150 animals and has something for everyone, from pig racing to tractor rides! 
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • Brianngog
    Cyprus7,441 contributions
    Great Family Attraction
    Pennywell Farm is a terrific Family Day Out. Something for all the Family especially the younger element. Plenty to do with plenty of Animals to see, feed and cuddle. Food and Drink Outlets to give the Adults a little respite over a Coffee with Bouncy “Castles” for the young ones. Good value for your hard earned pound and an excellent attraction.
    Thank you so much for your excellent review! There really is something for everyone here at the farm, including that well earned delicious coffee while the children burn off their excess energy on the bouncy castles. Come back and see us again soon for more animal cuddles!
    Written 27 February 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 February 2023
  • dancingboybilly
    Exeter, United Kingdom36 contributions
    Kids just loved it
    Ditto MichelleB154. Could not fault this day out in any way. it was my 2 yr old grandaughters birthday and a 'happy birthday' rosette was pinned on her coat as we arrived. All day, every member of staff we passed called out 'happy birthday' to her and stopped to chat with her - she absolutely loved it. From the excitement of the pig racing, to feeding the lambs and herding them back to bed afterwards - it was all made huge fun by all the staff and a great day was had by all. Go dressed for a day on the farm in warm clothes and wellies and you will NOT be disappointed. Dont forget a lap rug/small towel so you can cuddle a rabbit/pig/guinea pig/mouse. most people seemed to take a picnic, but we used the cafe and had the best hot chocolate and pasty.
    Thank you for your amazing review! It's great that your grandaughter got to spend her special day with us on the farm, We hope the rest of her day was just as magical. We welcome anyone bringing picnic's to the farm, but we do recommend our delicious pastys as well, especially washed down with a luxury hot chocolate! We would love to welcome you to the farm again soon.
    Written 28 February 2023
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    Visited February 2023
    Written 28 February 2023
  • fairy1984
    North Petherton, United Kingdom66 contributions
    Great day out
    Visited with my husband and two boys ages 1&3 after reading great reviews and we weren’t disappointed. There is so much to do! We snuggled with baby piglets, bunnies, Guinea pigs. Fed the baby goats, got up close with the ponies and had plenty of time to play on the tractors and play areas. We will 100% go back and have recommended it to everyone we know with little people!
    Thank you for this great review, We 100 % love it! We will look forward to welcoming you all back to the farm again very soon then!
    Written 6 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 5 March 2023
  • Karen D
    4 contributions
    Fabulous day iut6
    From the moment we arrived, my little Granddaughter and I had a wonderful day. The staff were very friendly, chatty and helpful and made us feel so welcome. The attraction is fantastic value for money and there is something going on all day.
    Thank you Karen for your fabulous review! It sounds like you and your grandaughter had an action packed day with us. We hope to welcome you back to the farm again soon!
    Written 8 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 7 March 2023
  • Roundy
    West Midlands, United Kingdom30 contributions
    Brilliant days out
    Me and my partner came here for my birthday. We had such a great day out. There was activities going on every 30 mins which was great. We got to see lots of animals & feed them. Loved that we got to feed the lambs and deers. We loved getting up close to the ponies and donkeys. Sadly we didn't get to cuddle with the piglets 😭 hopefully we can next time. Thank you to all staff was very friendly and welcoming.
    Thank you for your brilliant review. Pennywell Farm is the best place to celebrate a birthday! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your special day. Feeding the Deer is such a special activity, and a great photo opportunity! You must come back again and cuddle our piglets, it's a definite must here at Pennywell.
    Written 8 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 March 2023
  • Nelgumford
    351 contributions
    I have never seen my wife enjoy an attraction more
    We, a middle-aged couple, had not expected to spend the whole day here but it turned out to be excellent. My wife: Cuddled fat rabbits and baby pigs. Bottle fed a baby goat. Walked an adult goat on a lead. Fed some deer. Watched pig races. Saw highland cattle from a little way off on a tractor ride. Photographed a lot of animals. I have never seen her enjoy an attraction more and we have been to a lot of attractions.
    Thank you so much for this amazing review! We are so glad you and your wife enjoyed a full day out with us at the farm and got involved with all the activities we have to offer. We hope to see you at the farm again one day!
    Written 10 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 9 March 2023
  • JancyMonteiro
    Torquay, United Kingdom73 contributions
    Birthday treat
    Had a fabulous Birthday day, all staff friendly and approachable, Owner approachable and friendly and spent time to chat with guests. Looks like the farm is run by a team not higher and lower but level at least that’s the impression I got, lovely site, definitely something for all ages, will be returning. My goodness those animal cuddles are just the best! Rain did not spoil our time at all! Thank you to all who work there for making my day simply fab!
    Hi Jancy, thank you so much for this lovely review. We are so glad you had a lovely time celebrating your brithday with us! We look forward to seeing you at the farm again one day soon.
    Written 18 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 15 March 2023
  • Caroline H
    1 contribution
    Fun Day out for the whole family
    We always have lots of fun on a trip to Pennywell. There's so much to see and do! We especially love animal cuddles and feeding the animals. My son, who's 3, loved the baby lambs and was so excited to bottle feed the goats and hold a mouse. Everything is well organised and the staff always do a great job. It a fun day out for the whole family!
    Thank you so much Caroline for your amazing review! There really is so much to see and do here! Hope to see you all back on the farm again soon.
    Written 20 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 March 2023
  • Donna J
    1 contribution
    Fantastic day out!
    Fabulous! We took our three year grandson for a birthday. From the minute you walk in, you know you're in good hands. Lots of toddler rides and bouncy castles for those distracted moments. Cuddling the piglet was an honour, although I think nanny was the most impressed with that. The two huge horses are absolutely stunning. And of course the baby goats are adorable. A perfect day out and we will be back. Our only problem was that we had to leave too early as our grandson had a family birthday tea party to attend. Visit, you won't regret it.
    Hi Donna, thank you so much for this lovely review! W're so glad you had a lovely time at the farm and it sounds like you got involved with some great activities! We can't wait to welcome you back to Pennywell one day soon :)
    Written 25 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 24 March 2023
  • Laura W
    2 contributions
    Wonderful family day
    Our first trip today and we loved it. Ella was so enthusiastic. The animals seemed happy and very well cared for. The equipment, shelter and facilities were of high quality and all the staff were enthusiastic & knowledgeable about all the animals. We absolutely loved Matt the juggler in the main barn today too. If I could make one suggestion would be to provide recycling facilities for waste . Thank you Pennywell Farm we had a wonderful day x
    Thank you for your wonderful review! Matt Pang is a brilliant entertainer and is well loved among our visitors and team. We have taken on your feedback with regards to more recycling bins around the farm. We hope to see you all again soon.
    Written 5 April 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 3 April 2023
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Katharine G
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
First visit on a very wet February day. Staff were all very welcoming and explained what was happening clearly. Our ages were from 8 to 85. There was something for everyone.
Mark and Charlotte were great with all the activities and animal interactions. Had a great day.
Written 25 February 2024
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GangstaGranny
Plymouth, UK12 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Hurrah for Pennywell Farm! Hurrah that its open again for the year. Once again my grandkids and I had the BEST time.. doing all the usual things… but the highlight was cuddling the animals… especially the 5 day old piglets. Sooooo cute!
Our Gold Season tickets will be well used this year. As they were last year, and the year before that.
I don’t quite know why, but we just never tire of visiting Pennywell.. it never fails to “hit the spot”. Just the best… fells like coming home, every time we go.
Written 23 February 2024
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joules07
2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
So much to do, even though it rained all day the children had a fabulous day - and we got a free 7 day return ticket, which we used too - highly recommend especially for younger children.
Written 23 February 2024
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Kate A
1 contribution
Mar 2023 • Family
I always had fond memories of Pennywell Farm after first attending in 1990, I even remember Chris giving a talk in the only barn about the animals that were there. It left such a profound impression on me that when I went to Plymouth university I would visit regularly. I then emigrated to australia 22 years ago and each time I returned to visit the Uk I would always make sure a trip to Pennywell Farm was on the agenda. My Australian children have now developed great memories from their visits to Pennywell. I always recommend our Ozzie friends to go to Pennywell Farm when visiting the Uk. I am amazed how huge it has got now but it never disappoints.
Written 23 February 2024
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Jayjays10
Kingsteignton, UK33 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Absolutely fun and fantastic. No matter the time of year or weather loads to do and see . And the day old piglets sooooo cute . Cuddles all day long
Written 20 February 2024
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Thank you so much for your fantastic review! It's great to hear you all had a great time with us. The newborn piglets are so sweet ......... and we have more litters on the way! Come back and see us again soon for more animal cuddles :)
Written 21 February 2024
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Katie W
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
We went for our daughters birthday celebrations. She absolutely loved it! Especially the rabbit cuddling❤ we will definitely be returning again in the future. Definitely worth the money for a full day's trip if you have an animal lover!
Written 19 February 2024
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Thank you for your amazing review! Thank you for choosing us to help celebrate your daughter's special day, hope the rest of her day was just as much fun. Come back and see us again soon for more rabbit cuddles :)
Written 20 February 2024
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Chris B
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
Our second trip to Pennywell. There is a great atmosphere about the whole farm and the staff are positive, friendly and helpful. I think good weather is probably essential though!

There was loads to do (like goat walking!!) and things for the kids to learn and experience. A full day of following the scheduled activities but still a good amount of breathing space to just wander about, ride on pedal tractors and grab refreshments from one of the high quality kiosks.
Written 19 February 2024
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Thank you so much for your great review! It sounds like you all had an amazing time with us. Goat walking is probably one of the funniest activities that everyone should try while here! Hope to see you all again soon :)
Written 20 February 2024
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Miffwah
Exeter, UK2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
There is plenty there to keep a broad age range occupied.
The animals are lovely and there are plenty of opportunities to pet them or hold them.
During school holidays it can take a while for the staff to get round to everyone who wants to hold an animal, so be prepared for a wait.

The play equipment is great fun and my daughter (age 3) had a whale of a time. The only thing I would say is it is beginning to look a little tired in some places.

Overall, I recommend it for a day out and it would be easy to spend several hours there. Entry is not cheap, however it’s in line with a lot of other places which are similar.
Written 19 February 2024
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Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your thoughtful feedback following your recent visit to our farm. It's wonderful to hear that you and your family found plenty of engaging activities to enjoy, especially the opportunities to interact closely with our animals. We're delighted that your daughter had such a fantastic time with the play equipment. We would be happy to receive more feedback from you with regards to which areas of play equipment is beginning to look tired if you had the time. We do have a new exciting adventure play area that will be arriving very soon! Hope to welcome you all back to the farm again soon for more farmyard fun!
Written 20 February 2024
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Kerry M
4 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Thanks to you all for another fabulous day out today (12/2/2024) The sunshine was an added bonus. Love how you've been able to keep the farm so family friendly and for all ages despite all the challenges of recent years. The park is always so well kept and maintained and there is something for everyone. We felt very privileged at the end of our visit thanks to Chris's kindness.
We shall be back soon!!
Written 19 February 2024
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Thank you ever so much for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback about your recent visit to us. We are overjoyed to hear that you had another fabulous day out at the farm, enhanced by the lovely sunshine! At Pennywell, we pride ourselves on creating a family-friendly environment that can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages. Chris has had a great week out on the farm chatting away to our lovely visitors, I will make sure he gets to see your kind words. We shall look forward to seeing you all back again soon.
Written 20 February 2024
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Zoe G
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
We had the best day, the activities are amazing and the staff are the most helpful and friendliest staff I ever experienced on a day out.
Written 19 February 2024
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Wow - Thank you so much for your amazing review! I will make sure all the team get to see your lovely words. Hope to see you all back again soon!
Written 20 February 2024
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Pennywell Farm is open:
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