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Pennywell Pumpkin Festival

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ALL visitors, including season ticket holders, must book tickets online in advance as we have a limited capacity and want to ensure the best experience for every visitor.   

There is something super exciting sprouting at Pennywell!

Join in with all your favourite activities PLUS the Pennywell Pumpkin Patch is included in your ticket price, this event is a must-see for you and your family!

Even BIGGER and BETTER than last year, the 2023 Pumpkin Festival includes:

πŸŽƒ Access to the Pumpkin Patch

πŸ‚  Fabulously Fun Pumpkin Trail

🎢 Live Music*

πŸ”₯ Marshmallow Toasting Experience*

πŸ“Έ Countless Instagrammable moments

πŸ•Ί Paddy the Pumpkin’s Games

πŸ‘¨πŸΌ‍🌾 Scarecrow Dress-Up Competition

🟑 Spot the Golden Pumpkin

πŸš‚ Spot the Pumpkins on the Rainbow Railway

🌈 Pumpkin Colouring Competition

πŸ† 4 Different Stickers to Earn & Collect!

πŸŽƒ AND SO MUCH MORE! Every day 30th September – 29th October 2023!

*weekends and Oct half term only. Nominal extra charge for Marshmallow toasting. 



An unforgettable Experience

What's Included In A Visit To Pennywell

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- A full day of farmyard fun! Plan your visit from the day's activity board. With a new activity every 30 minutes there's not a moment to waste! 

Weekday Activity Schedule:


Weekends/Devon School Holidays Activity Schedule:

*Activities & timings are subject to change. 

Enjoy Piggy cuddles in our pigs and pets corner. A hit with both young and old it's one not to be missed. For the welfare and comfort of our pigs, a pet blanket must be used during piggy cuddles. You are very welcome to bring your own or they are available for purchase in our shop. 

Piggy Cuddles


Meet all of your favourite animals as you explore the whole farm. From the mighty heavy horses, Duke and Duchess, to our internationally renowned miniature pigs, who can’t wait to welcome you again! 

Meet The Animals


- Pig Racing! You will have never experienced anything like the phenomenon that is Pennywell miniature pig racing. Everyday at 12:30pm!

Pig Racing Pennywell Farm


- Farmyard Activities will include ferret racing, bottle feeding, deer feeding, our world-famous miniature pig race plus a so much more! 

Farmyard Activities


Our Miniature Pony and Donkey paddocks will also be open for you to wander in say hello. Complete with a spectacular picnic and viewing area overlooking Dartmoor.  

Miniature Pony & Donkey Paddocks


- Hand-feed our cheeky goats. The Goatarama provides the perfect place to make new friends.  



- Our 4 FREE farm rides will all be running. The Rainbow Railway (all ages), Tractor ride (all ages), Red rocket (age 4+) and Rabbit Go-carts (age 8+) are great fun for all the family.  

4 free farm rides


All outdoor play areas including the willow maze, commando course, trampolines and thunder slide are ready to be discovered. 

Outdoor Play Areas


Enjoy 3 giant indoor bouncy castles within our Picnic and Play Barn, complete with picnic space and a seasonal coffee shop & takeaway.

Food Options

- Our Coffee Cabin opens daily selling a selection of local produce including, Devon pasties, sandwiches and wraps, delicious coffee, snacks, cakes and ice creams. 

- Noah's Barn takeaway (weekends and school holidays). Offers all of the above plus tasty stonebaked pizzas!

- Coffee Shack takeaway (most weekends and school holidays). 

- The Ice cream parlour will be serving a delicious selection of local Langage Farm ice creams (seasonal opening)

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Don't Let The Weather Dampen Your Enthusiasm!

Wet weather? Book with confidence no matter what the forecast. If it rains for more than 30 minutes during your visit then we will give you a ticket to come back and visit us for FREE anytime in the next 7 days. Sign up here for your "FREE Rainy Day Return" Upgrade. 



How To Find Us

Address: Pennywell Farm, Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh TQ11 0LT.



Important Ticket Information


TICKETS: All visitors MUST book online in advance of your visit. 

SEASON TICKETS: If you are a season ticket holder, you MUST book tickets (remember you must add children under 3 too). To book these tickets, you must have a valid season ticket card and this will be required on admission. If you arrive without a valid season ticket, you will politely be refused entry. 

What do our visitors say?


Fantastic social distancing measures in place. Animals look very well looked after. Excellent customer service!

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Amazing staff and incredible events, the animals look happy and well looked after. I cannot say anything negative at all! From our first minute to our last the kids and ourselves were fully amazed and educated! 

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Good doesn’t do the place or people justice, we’ve had an amazing time. There is so much to do, it was really clean and well organised and we felt safe and had plenty of space. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful, I’m so glad we came.

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Perfect day for little animal loversπŸ₯° An exceptionally amazing first farm visit for my little daughter. She was blown away by the beautiful animals and being able to touch them too.

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