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Feb
28

Open Every Day!

Goat kid and piglet

We are now open 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm and have some very special new arrivals to meet you! The days are getting just a little longer and It’s time to shake off those winter blues, dig out the wellies and enjoy some Pennywell Farm fun! You never know, we might even Read More…

This story appeared on February 28, 2019

Feb
27

30 Years of Pennywell Magic

Pennywell team picture

The owners and team at Pennywell Farm will be celebrating the attractions 30th birthday in May and owners, Chris and Nicky Murray are looking for past staff members to help them celebrate. A birthday party is planned on Saturday 18 May and they would like anyone who has worked at Pennywell to contact them for Read More…

This story appeared on February 27, 2019 and is tagged as: |

Dec
1

Book your Christmas Tickets

Father Christmas Pennywell

Christmas 2018 is now sold out!  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 Christmas. Pennywell Farm will be Read More…

This story appeared on December 1, 2018 and is tagged as: |

Oct
25

The Clock is Ticking . . . .

Resting piglets

Pennywell closes for the 2018 season at 5pm Sunday 28 Oct, so the clock really is ticking. The good news is that there is still plenty of fun to be had so make sure you don’t miss out. All week we are continuing with Gruffts, the worlds greatest goat show. sponsored by GoatCompare. Best in breed, best Read More…

This story appeared on October 25, 2018

Sep
18

Coming up at Pennywell

Night sky event at Pennywell Farm

There is plenty of fun to be had at Pennywell this autumn with plenty coming up to keep you entertained. The farm is still open every day from 10am to 5pm with a different hands on animal activity, show or display every half hour. For the first time, we are having a dark sky event Read More…

This story appeared on September 18, 2018

Aug
18

A Summer of Fun at Pennywell Farm

Summer at Pennywell Farm

Enjoying the summer holidays? They are not complete until you have enjoyed a visit to Devon’s friendliest day out so slap on the sunscreen, pack your bag and head to Pennywell. The team here will do the rest. Make the most of your day and arrive for opening at 10am, meet your Pennywell Activity Farmer Read More…

This story appeared on August 18, 2018

Jul
31

5 Green Places to Stay in South Devon

Devon beach

The Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) was set up over 20 years ago to change the relationship between tourism and our most important asset, the planet. These 5 accommodation providers have all received the coveted GTBS Gold Award so as well as offering an outstanding holiday, award holders can offer you a genuine Devon experience Read More…

This story appeared on July 31, 2018

Jul
10

Dementia Awareness Award for Pennywell

Receiving the award from Norman McNamara, founder of Purple Angels.

Pennywell Farm, is the latest Devon business to be awarded Purple Angel accreditation, in recognition of their team becoming dementia aware. The award was presented by Norman McNamara, founder of the global Purple Angel dementia awareness campaign. Pennywell has joined over 1000 businesses worldwide who have taken the time to train their staff to be Read More…

This story appeared on July 10, 2018

Jul
2

Win £100 to spend in M&S

Win with Pennywell! We’d really like to keep in touch with you, so much so that we are offering you the chance to win £100 in M&S vouchers by signing up for our email newsletter. We promise not to bombard you or send you pointless emails, we’d just like to keep you up to date Read More…

This story appeared on July 2, 2018 and is tagged as: | |

Jun
18

Best of Friends . . . and that’s no porky!

There have been some unusual animal friendships over the years at Devon tourist attraction Pennywell Farm but perhaps not one as udderley cute as this. 14 week old Pennywell Miniature Piglet, Mr Sparkles has taken to 12 week old Hereford calf Dainty. Mr Sparkles is one from a litter of six piglets born at the Read More…

This story appeared on June 18, 2018