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Christmas is Coming!

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


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


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

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


Racing Pigs on fine form

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!

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!

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!

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