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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


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


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


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


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: | |


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


Fathers Day at Pennywell Farm

Fathers Day

We are looking forward to a fabulous Father’s Day at Pennywell Farm next Sunday 17 June. Treat dad to a great day out, meet the animals, take in a game of crazy golf, ride the tractor / trailer ride, blast off on the red rocket and enjoy a full day of fun. For dad’s special Read More…

This story appeared on June 6, 2018


Painting with Both Hands, a book launch at Pennywell

Sophie Walbeoffe will be at Pennywell Farm

Two events for a book launch, Painting with Both Hands, featuring the work of Devon artist, Sophie Walbeoffe will on Saturday 2nd June and Tuesday 5th June. Painting with Both Hands, by Lord Ian Strathcarron presents images and anecdotes of the established Devon born travel painter, who draws a crowd wherever she travels as she Read More…

This story appeared on May 29, 2018


More to come this May

May has been glorious so far and there is still so much to come with Pippa Pig’s birthday on Saturday 19 May and Unicorn Week at the end of the month. Here are just a few of our May highlights so far: New Arrivals We’ve had plenty of animal births already this month. New piglets, Read More…

This story appeared on May 17, 2018 and is tagged as: | |

The May Fun Continues on the Farm

With a glorious Bank Holiday Weekend behind us, the Pennywell fun continues every day from 10am to 5pm. Hundreds of friendly animals are waiting to meet you and we have a different hands on animal activity every half hour. We’ll be getting into the weekend mood on Friday with the ‘Great Devon Mascot Get Together’. Read More…

This story appeared on May 7, 2018