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Miniature Pony Centre

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Closed Now: 10:30 - 16:30
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Ideal place to visit with our granddaughter

We visited with our granddaughter for the second time. Once again she loved it lots to occupy here... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jimskopi
via mobile
Great day out

The perfect way to spend the day with young children. Lots to keep the little ones entertained... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FaeryMoor
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We are now open everyday from Wednesday 22nd March until Sunday 29th October. We are open from 10.30 am until 4.30 pm.
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Wormhill Farm, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8RG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our granddaughter for the second time. Once again she loved it lots to occupy here animals to see and get close too. The play areas are thoughtfully designed a lovely day was had by all. We had lunch in the cafe and...More

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OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are really pleased that you all had a lovely day with us and we hope to see you again next year.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect way to spend the day with young children. Lots to keep the little ones entertained throughout the day. Nice simple fare in the cafe at reasonable prices.

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OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are really pleased that you had a great day out wit us and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are visiting from Australia. We planned our visit to the miniature pony centre and travelled from St Ives yesterday, only to be advised we could not enter because we had just missed the last admission time of 3.30. The girl was...More

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OMPC, General Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am very sorry to hear about this. Please can you email me directly on enquiries@miniatureponycentre.com so we can discuss it further. Joanna Ginsberg. General Manager.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us visited the miniature pony centre today for my son’s birthday and had a lovely day. We had ten children with us from 9 months to 7 years old and they all really enjoyed it. The weather wasn’t great but that didn’t...More

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OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It is always fantastic to hear of our customers which love coming back to visit us. I am pleased to hear that your son had a great birthday and that everybody else had a lovely day. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This was one of our best days out, loads to do and see. We spent about 5 hours there, animals looked healthy and happy. Loads of extra unexpected things to do, trampolines and zip wire, and the outside play area were all great. The food...More

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OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Thank you for your review. We are really happy that you all enjoyed your day with us and found plenty to do. We will certainly think about seating in the play area over the winter.

Reviewed 10 October 2018

My husband and I had the opportunity to visit the Miniature Pony Centre in the beginning of Oct 2018. I can't express how amazing it was to be able to go into the pen's and interact with the ponies. Not only were the ponies so...More

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OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your day with our beautiful animals and enjoyed being able to get close to them. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Daughter had a pony care day as a birthday treat. Staff very helpful with booking and on arrival. My daughter had a morning with the ponies and horses feeding and grooming them - her host was superb and so friendly. They have unicorns! Shire Horse,...More

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OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so please that your daughter had a great pony care day with us and that you enjoyed meeting all of our lovely animals. We hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 16 September 2018

There are many miniature ponies, donkeys, goats and also a couple of heavy horses. The animals are friendly and visitors can get close to them. The staff are very knowledgeable and friendly.

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OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are really happy that you enjoyed your visit to us and our lovely animals. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

If you want to see animals decorated to look like unicorns, complete with lumps of cardboard strapped to their foreheads then this is the place for you..... We saw two ponies in a shed not big enough for a lawnmower. Their manes painted into a...More

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OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you for your review. I think that it is clear that you have not read any of our literature. We are not, and have never claimed to be a sanctuary for sick animals. We are a working stud and our animals are all in...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

We visited yesterday. I went with my daughter and young grandson. It’s not expensive which is a pleasant surprise considering so many places overcharge. We found it ideal for us and my grandson. Plenty of play areas indoors and out but the best is being...More

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OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are really pleased that you all had a nice day out with us and enjoyed taking part in our activities. We hope to see you all again.

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nigeldoble
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Response from gemini0987 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure, Sorry! Give them a call they are very helpful.
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kat201581
6 July 2018|
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It doesn’t say on the website but they answered me on Facebook and it’s 65+!
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4 June 2017|
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Response from RachelH3545 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it was raining on and off the last time we went and the pony rides were still running as usual although I'm not sure if this would still be the case if it was raining very heavily.
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margaret d
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Response from braithwaite12 | Reviewed this property |
out ten miles on a good interesting road
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