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Gorse Hill City Farm

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Anstey Lane, Leicester LE4 0FJ, England
+44 116 253 7582
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Old fashioned family trip

This is a lovely find, very strange to walk around fields just outside the city centre. Entrance by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ellie J
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Breakfast

Called in today for breakfast. Found it had changed hands in cafe. Met the new manager of the cafe... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
piroes
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Situated on a 20 acre site on the outskirts of Leicester City Centre we are a registered charity, a working farm and community project dedicated to the welfare of our animals and to providing a fun and educational experiences for all. We are open 365 days a year rain or shine. With over 100 animals for you to meet we offer the perfect venue for a fun family day out or educational group visit. Find us on facebook for up to date information. Entry to the farm is £1 per child, £2 per adult. Buttercup Hill cafe is independantly and privately run and has its own trip adviser page
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“farm animals” (11 reviews)
“small farm” (10 reviews)
“animal food” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
Anstey Lane, Leicester LE4 0FJ, England
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+44 116 253 7582
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"farm animals"
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"small farm"
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"animal food"
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"play area"
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"guinea pigs"
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"lovely farm"
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"small animals"
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"local farm"
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"animal pens"
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"couple of hours"
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"onsite cafe"
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"couldn't do enough"
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"children love"
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"few hours"
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"entry fee"
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"great place to visit"
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"adults and children"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely find, very strange to walk around fields just outside the city centre. Entrance by cash only, no change available and as much time as you want to wander round and look at the animals. Our son found it very interesting and...More

Thank Ellie J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in today for breakfast. Found it had changed hands in cafe. Met the new manager of the cafe, telling us the ideas she had for the place new menus as well. We had a lovely breakfast today lovely and hot. Want to wish her...More

3  Thank piroes
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little place to visit.. run completely on donations we had a great hour looking round and seeing all the animals. It was a lovely place to find :)

2  Thank Sophie b
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

take the grandchildren here twice a year a nice little place for them to get to see real life animals a nice little cafe and play area for them to run around.

1  Thank ajscully
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Great little farm and cafe...muddy in the playground, which was as enjoyable as seeing and counting the animals. Enjoyed by our 7 year old and recommended for nice little trip out during the school holidays. Entry by donation...well worth everyones support.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Gorse Hill City Farm has a lot of meaning to me. It's been an integral part of my relationship with my partner, with many fond memories of trips to the farm whenever we were in town. As far back as my childhood it allowed me...More

1  Thank Henry C
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Great place to visit with small children. Well kept and an enjoyable experience. Would recommend. Children love interacting with the animals.

Thank Ann C
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We went here on the spare of the moment, not.really.knowing what to expect. We where amazed at the place. Amazing animals, great outdoor play area.

Thank Claire F
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

A small farm probably best suited to children but interesting nevertheless. They offer adoptions and plenty of outreach work in the community which is fabulous so well worth supporting

Thank Juliette B
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Been visiting this farm for over 20 years, It's a great farm and everyone does a fantastic job, We visit quite often as only live opposite, Love going for a breakfast got to be one of the best,

Thank Miss K H
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TouristEastMidlands
1 December 2017|
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Response from springerspaniel1975 | Property representative |
Hello we have hard paths around the site and our internal animals are wheel chair accessible.
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shellyh24
1 August 2017|
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Response from springerspaniel1975 | Property representative |
Hello yes we accessible for pushchairs
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cynthia c
25 July 2017|
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Response from melfarmer | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as they are on the lead.
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