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May
21

May Half Term at Pennywell

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Devon’s friendliest day out has a fabulous nine days of special entertainment lined up to make this May Half Term better than ever. On Sat 23 and Sun 24 May, international performer Matt Pang, the gentleman juggler will be at Pennywell with his unique mix of juggling, acrobatics, unicycling and escapology. On Mon 25 and Read More…

This story appeared on May 21, 2015

Party Political Pig Racing . . . just a few days left!

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As election fever hots up around the country, the world famous Pennywell Miniature pigs have started a campaign battle of their own as their daily pig races get political. At Pennywell Farm, near Buckfastleigh the prospective piggy candidates run their daily race at 2.30pm.  Lining up to start the race, representing Labour is Ed Swiliband, Read More…

This story appeared on May 4, 2015

Apr
22

May Day Bank Holiday at Pennywell

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In addition to all Pennywell’s famous hands on activities, shows, displays and rides, there’s an extra special May Bank Holiday Weekend coming up on the farm. On Saturday 2nd May, Hawkeye Falconry UK will be at Pennywell. Fronted by Alistair Leese, it is one of the most sought after falconry display teams in the United Read More…

This story appeared on April 22, 2015

Apr
5

Easter Holidays at Pennywell

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After a fabulous Easter weekend, the fun continues for the rest of the week with a full day of activities, shows, displays and rides and the best live family entertainment in Devon. Dan the Hat is here on Monday, Tuesday and Saturday with Nutty Noah on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The Hawk and Owl Sanctuary are Read More…

This story appeared on April 5, 2015

Mar
16

Tractor Ted at Pennywell, Sat 28 March

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All budding young farmers need to be at Pennywell on Saturday 28th March for our Tractor Ted Day! It’s a whole day of Tractor Ted themed fun with a giant inflatable Tractor Ted, competitions and giveaways, tractor and trailer rides, tractor flag making and the Pennywell Tractor Driving School. All our famous half hourly activities, shows, Read More…

This story appeared on March 16, 2015

Treat mum this weekend!

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At Pennywell, we know how special all mothers are. This Sunday, you can enjoy a great family day out with an extra special treat for mum. All the new animal mums will be here with their offspring and you can enjoy meeting our beautiful goat kids, lambs and pet babies. We are also expecting a Read More…

This story appeared on March 9, 2015

Feb
23

Open 7 Days a Week

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Pennywell is open every day form 10am – 5pm with a whole day of activities, shows, rides and displays, whatever the weather. Weekends at Pennywell are extra special this spring with extra entertainment all included in the admission price. Dan the Hat is here with new workshops and shows every weekend until the end of Read More…

This story appeared on February 23, 2015

Feb
16

A VIP Half Term at Pennywell

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Pennywell is now open every day from 10am-5pm and you are promised a great value, action packed day out for all the family. Plus this Half Term you can become a Pennwell VIP with our February Half Term wristband. One full price day admission ticket gives you a VIP wristband valid for the rest of Read More…

This story appeared on February 16, 2015

Dec
1

He’s Arrived!

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All the children gathered in the car park with their families to await the arrival of a special visitor this Saturday. A tractor was heard in the distance and Father Christmas arrived at Pennywell, along with his elves to mark the beginning of the annual Nativity Plays. The Nativity plays and visits to Father Christmas Read More…

This story appeared on December 1, 2014

Nov
14

Countdown to Christmas

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The farm is now closed for Christmas preparations but we are almost ready for the arrival of Father Christmas when we reopen on Saturday 29th November. Hundreds of trees are being decorated, thousands of Christmas biscuits are being baked and farm life goes on as usual. Peanuts, one of our Pennywell Miniature pigs has given Read More…

This story appeared on November 14, 2014