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Miniature Pony Centre

#1 of 4 things to do in North Bovey Features Animals
Wormhill Farm, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8RG, England
+44 1647 432400
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'Cute' in abundance

Definitely one for the kids, and lovers of ponies and donkeys. Facilities are adequate. There is a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richard R
Small but perfectly formed!

We spent a lovely morning at the centre. We didn't expect to be able to get so close to the ponies... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bexmiddleton
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
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3 days ago
“'Cute' in abundance”
4 days ago
“Small but perfectly formed!”
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Wormhill Farm, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8RG, England
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+44 1647 432400
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely one for the kids, and lovers of ponies and donkeys. Facilities are adequate. There is a fair amount of walking to cover it all. It could do with more educational materials. This is all secondary to lots of miniature ponies and some miniature donkeys....More

Thank Richard R
OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Miniature Pony Centre. It is great that you found our lovely animals cute and had lots of photo opportunities with them. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a lovely morning at the centre. We didn't expect to be able to get so close to the ponies and donkeys and it was lovely to see the 3 miniature pony foals. Staff were all incredibly friendly, helpful and welcoming. We would highly...More

Thank bexmiddleton
OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Miniature Pony Centre. We are really pleased that you had a lovely time with us and enjoyed being able to get close to our lovely animals. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time looking at and mingling with the lovely animals at the centre. We saw (and cuddled) some relatively new born foals which were not at all fazed by full sized adults wanting to touch them. Our party was 4 adults and we...More

Thank 65KeithV
OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Miniature Pony Centre. We are really pleased that you all had a great day with us and enjoyed meeting our new foals. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our children have been enjoying the Miniature Pony Centre since they were two and at nearly 5 they get more and more out of every trip! We recently meet friends at the Centre and our children range from 20 months - nearly 5yrs, the Centre...More

Thank Leila N
OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Miniature Pony Centre. We are really pleased that you had a great day with us and that your children enjoyed their first pony ride together. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, do not take the 3 star review to reflect how enjoyable I think this place is. It's very enjoyable. It raises a couple of animal welfare concerns that I would consider quite serious, so have knocked two stars off for that, but...More

Thank evildoodle
OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Miniature Pony Centre. We are pleased that you had a good day here and I would like to address some of your concerns. Our rabbits and guinea pigs have been living together for many years. Because they are...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We have had a family season pass for the last 2 years now, which has been great value for money as we have visited frequently. There is lots to see and do for small children, lots of lovely animals including donkeys, horses, sheep & goats,...More

Thank Rachel H
OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Miniature Pony Centre. We are really pleased that you all had a lovely day out with us. The season tickets are great value for money if you are a regular visitor with us. The tractor activity is a...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

From walking / sitting in the front paddock with the Shetland ponies, to the 3 day old foal, pony rides, play zones, donkey stable and pet area, the place shows how animal welfare, health and safety and getting hands on with animals can work. The...More

Thank MaryJ18
OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Miniature Pony Centre. We are really pleased that you all had a great day out with us and enjoyed meeting our animals and joining in with our activities. We do have a lot of new staff this season...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We spent about 4/5 hours here with a three year old as there was plenty to do on a sunny day. It was all very hands on as the animals are generally placid and tame so lots of opportunities for patting donkeys and ponies. The...More

Thank MrsS913
OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Miniature Pony Centre. We a so happy that you had a great day with us and enjoyed all of the different things we have to offer. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic day here, the kids had a ball and the staff were friendly and helpful. Pony rides were short but due to demand this is understandable. Food was excellent value, zip wire and trampoline on top of how accessible the animals are...More

Thank J8885WXstuarts
OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Miniature Pony Centre. We are really pleased that you all had a fantastic day with us, our lovely animals and friendly staff. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great day out for families especially with young children. There's indoor soft play areas, outdoor play areas and plenty of animals to see with hands on experience. Activities go on throughout the day and there's a small cafe for lunch. My 2...More

Thank Ryderplymouth
OMPC, Manager at Miniature Pony Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Miniature Pony Centre. We are really pleased that you all had a great day with us and our animals. Unfortunately there is nothing we can do about more signs on the roads to direct customers to us. The...More

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margaret d
How many miles from princetown to north bovey pony centre
11 September 2016|
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Response from braithwaite12 | Reviewed this property |
out ten miles on a good interesting road
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