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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


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


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


Fathers Day Weekend at Pennywell


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…

This story appeared on June 12, 2017 and is tagged as:


Be a Half Term Superhero!

Half Term Superheros

Animal Superheroes of the Farmyard will be theme as the team at Pennywell Farm head into the Summer Half Term week. To begin the long awaited school holidays there will be a circus themed weekend with circus skills workshops and shows on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May with Alison Lewis and Spangles and the Read More…

This story appeared on May 17, 2017

Dinosaur Day with Rex , the T-Rex

T Rex Animatronic Dinosaur white Left

On Sunday 11th June, we will be enjoying a visit from Rex! ! At 8 feet tall and 17 feet long, Rex is sure to make a big impression. He’s the largest fully animatronic dinosaur in the UK. Rex will be making appearances throughout the day when he’ll be roaring through the Farmyard swishing his Read More…

This story appeared on May 8, 2017


Pennywell Pursuit this Sunday!


This event is now sold out! The first ever Pennywell Pursuit, 10k trail race will take place this Sunday 30th April and we couldn’t more excited! Organised in partnership with THHN. £5 from every entry will go straight to THHN (Torbay Holiday Helpers Network). It’s challenging 10k trail run through the beautiful South Hams countryside. Read More…

This story appeared on April 24, 2017


Chelsea Academy at Pennywell Farm


The Chelsea FC Foundation is calling all budding football stars of the future! The Foundation based at South Dartmoor Academy will be at the Farm this Sunday 23rd April with some training sessions suitable for all levels and all ages. As well as skills and drills, the coaching team will organise some small sided games and Read More…

This story appeared on April 18, 2017


Easter at Pennywell Farm

Easter piggy

School’s out and we have plenty of Pennywell Farm fun to keep you busy over the Easter holidays. You can meet all the spring lambs, goat kids and pet babies as well as enjoying plenty of piggy cuddles with the world famous Pennywell Miniature Pigs. On Good Friday, arrive early and enjoy a FREE hot Read More…

This story appeared on April 13, 2017