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Feb
16

Come and meet the new arrivals at Pennywell

Keeping the new arrivals warm

New arrivals! The farm is absolutely buzzing at the moment with new arrivals. If cute and cuddly is your thing, we have plenty of early spring babies to meet. The lambs arrived a few weeks ago and are in the barn ready for bottle feeding twice a day, every day. You can hear them wherever you Read More…

This story appeared on February 16, 2018

Jan
22

Looking ahead to the 2018 Season

2018 Day out at Pennywell

 Pennywell opens for the new season on Saturday 10 February 2018 and all our friendly animals will be desperate for their first cuddles of the season. 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 Read More…

This story appeared on January 22, 2018

Dec
5

Christmas is Coming!

Mary, Joseph and donkey in the Pennywell Nativity

Father Christmas has arrived and our Nativity Plays are in full swing! Picture the scene. Christmas lights and trees in an authentic manger setting with all the live animals looking on, warm and dry in their winter home. Rekindle the true spirit of Christmas and put the arrival of the baby Jesus at the heart of Read More…

This story appeared on December 5, 2017

Oct
16

October Half Term Fun at Pennywell Farm

Pumpkin piglets

Pigs, ponies and plenty of pumpkins will be kicking off the October Half Term fun at Pennywell Farm (Mon 23 to Sun 29 Oct). There is an action packed day lined up with hundreds of friendly animals to meet, a different hands on activity or show every half hour and four farm rides included in Read More…

This story appeared on October 16, 2017

Oct
13

Devon’s Oldest Deer?

Devon's oldest deer?

Owners at farm attraction Pennywell Farm, near Buckfastleigh are wondering if they might have Devon’s oldest deer as a resident. Chris and Nicky Murray were looking through some family photographs and discovered a picture of their daughter Hetty, then aged 4 with fallow deer fawns, Bambi and Twiglet. The deer had originally come from the Read More…

This story appeared on October 13, 2017

Meet Chase from PAW Patrol at Pennywell

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The fun doesn’t stop with the end of the school holidays and we have a very special treat in store this September with a visit from Chase from PAW Patrol. Chase will be visiting the farm on Sunday 17th September and making appearances throughout the day so come along and don’t forget your camera! We are Read More…

This story appeared on September 1, 2017

Aug
3

Racing Pigs on fine form

new racing pigs

There are four new race pigs on the Pennywell Pig Racing track this Summer. They’ve been training their trotters off in the run up to summer to tackle our extended course. With extra jumps, banks and obstacles for added piggy fun and visitor amusement. Who will win? Amy Swinehouse is finding her form after a slow Read More…

This story appeared on August 3, 2017

Aug
1

All set for a Summer to remember!

Miniature Pig racing at Pennywell Farm

There’s a buzz in the air that only comes with Summer School Holidays and with the sun on it’s way the Pennywell animals and team are looking forward to welcoming you for a full day of fun. Everyday is set to be packed full of animals and action to keep the whole family happy for Read More…

This story appeared on August 1, 2017

Jun
19

Pennywell has Chelsea FC Football Talent!

Left to right Chelsea FC Foundation coach Alan weeks with Alex Bromilow and Chelsea FC Foundation scout Steve Burrows

The Chelsea Foundation coaching team return this Sunday 25th June! A budding football star of the future from Plymstock has been brought into the Chelsea FC Foundation Academy based at Souh Dartmoor, after being spotted playing at Pennywell Farm. Alex Bromilow, aged 8 attended one of the ‘skills and drills’ sessions at the farm run Read More…

This story appeared on June 19, 2017

Jun
12

Fathers Day Weekend at Pennywell

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Fathers Day Weekend at Pennywell Sunday 18 June 2017 We all know that feeling. We want to treat dad on Fathers Day but the thought that everyone else will be doing the same thing can be off putting. We can help! Rather than squeeze Fathers Day treats into a single day, we’ll treat dads all Read More…

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