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Windmill Animal Farm

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Fantastic birthday party and amazing staff.

Attended for a fifth birthday party. We all had a fabulous time - the Farm is wonderfully set up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Knutsford, United Kingdom
A very Christmassy day in the farm

Very nice farm with lots of activities for young children. The Santa’s train was very cool and my... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride”(68 reviews)
“play area”(39 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Red Cat Lane, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 1UQ, England
+44 1704 892282
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended for a fifth birthday party. We all had a fabulous time - the Farm is wonderfully set up with a good outdoor adventure playground and indoor soft play, as well as the more 'farm' part of it. We got to feed animals in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sswain81
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Very nice farm with lots of activities for young children. The Santa’s train was very cool and my daughter really loved the whole experience. Very well organized with friendly staff. I also really appreciated the sinks for washing hands almost everywhere along the site! Very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jo_mnt
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Visited the farm for a birthday trip with my husband and 1 year old. To be honest not many animals to view other than pigs, goats and a cow which looked ill! so only spent an hour or so here. Train wasnt working which was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hannahxx88
Reviewed 11 December 2018

My four year old grandson had his birthday party at Windmill Farm and it was excellent in every way. Great activities for the children - the soft play area is very good, lovely well presented food and obliging staff. After the party we were booked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 9 December 2018

we visited on Sunday 9th December, we booked santa train for 11.00, the train journey really gets the children excited to meet santa, Emily the elf greets you off the train, and santa is great, really talks and interacts with children, not the usual heres...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brian-lfc75
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit with children. So much to do from soft play, outdoor park to feeding the animals. Definitely would recommend!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Noahsdaddy83
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Visited today with my 2 children ( 11& 7) both had a wonderful time. Plenty of animals and outdoor / indoor play areas. Friendly staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank nadine198313
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent day out lots to do with young children, will highly recommend. Especially enjoyed handling the animals in pets corner.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank stejan2018
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Came today with our 23mo to go pumpkin picking!! Very well set out & 3 for £10 isn’t so bad! After picking our pumpkins we went to see the animals. My daughter held a guinea pig & a rabbit and was fascinated by the alpacas...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank JDH0709
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Definitely the best farm i have been to. My son and i love going in the week. Its not busy very good price, food lovely and you can feed the animals. Loads to do and play on.

Date of experience: October 2018
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30 June 2018|
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
No. If he is anything like our young grandson he will enjoy the animals, the soft play and the little train. There is outdoor play too.
8 April 2018|
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Response from boothy1235 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. There is lovely picnic benches outside & when we went in October lots of families having lunch on them . You could leave your picnic in car till you have finished & then go & get it. Enjoy
28 August 2017|
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Response from millheights | Property representative |
Hi You are most welcome to bring your own food. Cheers matty