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What’s happening this Autumn?

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Autumn is a fantastic time to visit the farm. It’s all a little bit quieter after the peak season and it makes for a much more personal visit. We still have all our famous activities, shows, rides and displays all day every day, plus there is some extra special entertainment on at the weekends. Roll Read More…

This story appeared on October 4, 2015


Summer isn’t over yet!

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The weather might not always agree with us but with some children not going back until the end of week and plenty of fun to come, we’re still in the full swing of summer. In addition to all our famous hands on activities like pond dipping, goat milking, ferret racing and pig racing we have Read More…

This story appeared on August 31, 2015


Summer is still in full swing!

Miniature pigs at Pennywell Farm
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There’s no better way to spend at least one of the remaining days of your school summer holidays than a visit to Pennywell Farm, Devon’s Friendliest Day Out! With a full day of hands on animal action, a different activity, show or display every half hour, hundreds of friendly animals and four FREE rides, you Read More…

This story appeared on August 27, 2015


Nick Baker rescheduled

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There have been a couple of changes to the events coming up at Pennywell so make sure you don’t miss out. TV presenter Nick Baker will be here on Saturday 29th August, not 19th July as originally planned due to his other filming commitments. Join him on 29th August for some pond dipping and demonstrations Read More…

This story appeared on July 13, 2015


New Arrivals

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We have new Pennywell miniature piglets! There have been three litters in three weeks so will plenty of piggy cuddles can be had over the summer. Doris, Charlotte and Ruby all gave birth to beautiful, healthy piglets and mums and babies are all doing very well. We also have a new donkey foal, born to Read More…

This story appeared on June 22, 2015

Fathers Day Falconry Special

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Treat your dad to a very special Fathers Day at Pennywell Farm. There will be a Fathers Day Falconry special with Hawkeye Falconry UK, one of the most sought after falconry display teams in the United Kingdom.  Breathtaking displays and the chance to get close up and handle the stunning collection of birds. Perfect photo Read More…

This story appeared on June 9, 2015

Tractor Ted Day

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Attention all Tractor Fans!  This Saturday 6th June we have a whole day of Tractor Ted fun planned for you with a giant inflatable Tractor Ted, competitions and giveaways, tractor and trailer rides and the new, improved Pennywell Tractor Driving School. It’s an absolute must for all budding young farmers. The Tractor Ted inflatable will Read More…

This story appeared on June 3, 2015


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!


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


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