8 Reasons to Visit South Devon

Pigs with book

Here are 8 great reasons to visit South Devon this summer. Whether it’s a family holiday, a romantic break, or simply a desire to escape the every day, South Devon has something for everyone. 1. Visit Pennywell Farm! Voted Devon’s Best Family Attraction, a visit to Pennywell Farm is definitely not one to miss! Pennywell Read More…

This story appeared on March 26, 2021


Pennywell’s 2020 Highlights

14 piglets to cuddle!

What a year it’s been! We have enjoyed seeing so many lovely visitors this year despite the challenges and unusual circumstances that 2020 has brought. So, here’s our review of the Pennywell year so far: January It was back to work straight after the Christmas break and there was plenty going on behind closed gates. Read More…

This story appeared on November 17, 2020 and is tagged as: | | | |


Planning a visit to Pennywell?

Family fun on the Farm

It’s fantastic to be open and to have been able to welcome visitors back to Pennywell once again. The whole team here had that ‘first day at school’ feeling when we opened the gates post lockdown but now we are used to new ways of working, we’re comfortable and enjoying sharing all the fun of Read More…

This story appeared on September 4, 2020

Top 5 ‘must-dos’ when you visit Pennywell this summer

A visit to any attraction is going to look slightly different wherever you choose this summer due to the COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing. You can still have an amazing time though and if you are planning a visit to Pennywell, among the hundreds of things to do, we have picked our top 5 must- Read More…

This story appeared on August 3, 2020


How to survive self isolation with the family

With more and more school closures and more families having to self-isolate, people are going to have to get used to amusing themselves. As you may not have a choice, why not turn this time into something positive where the whole family can come together and spend some quality time. We’ve come up with a Read More…

This story appeared on March 18, 2020

From Palace to Pennywell

Connery on duty

A magnificent 22 year old horse from the Household Cavalry has come from the palace to spend his well-earned retirement with the other equines at Pennywell Farm, near Buckfastleigh. During his working life he had the official number 007, hence the name Connery. Connery was brought to England from Ireland at around 18 months old Read More…

This story appeared on February 4, 2020


A Year at Pennywell Farm

Chris Murray

A year at Pennywell goes by very quickly and 2019 was no exception. Always busy, full of fun and full of animals! As we look forward to 2020, here are just a few of our highlights from the last 12 months. January The farm was closed for the winter break but there was still plenty Read More…

This story appeared on December 20, 2019

Meet the Team

Regular visitors to Pennywell will know some of the team here and many of you are very familiar faces to us. As well as the people you meet when you visit the farm, there is a team behind the scenes all year round, all with a common aim – making the visitor experience the best Read More…

This story appeared on November 5, 2019