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Rare Breeds Centre

Highlands Farm, Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent, TN26 3RJ

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Rare Breeds Centre

About

Set in 100 acres of beautiful countryside, the Rare Breeds Centre offers fun and adventure for families all year round.
We hold daily Meet the Animals sessions, where the children can pet our friendly animals and more animals to learn about around the farm.
Our Birds of Prey display is on every day at 2.30 pm, so don’t miss these amazing birds flying, 

There are lots of play areas for the kids to let off steam and a woodland assault course where all the family can test their agility.  Plus, a tube maze, zip wire and hill fort, if you are feeling more energetic take the woodland walk, where you can build a den and find The Green Man of the Woods totem pole at the Secret Lake. Just around the corner you will find our Giant Snake to balance and climb on and down the hill take a rest on the Giant’s chairs …if you dare! If walking is not for you, take a tractor ride and the driver will drop you off at the top of the farm! 
Our beautiful Butterfly Tunnel is open, (mid-May – October) full of exotic butterflies and moths and colourful, tropical plants or just sit and relax in the Discovery Garden and let the kids explore.
Don’t miss our famous pig-racing, it’s great fun and you may be picked to run with the pigs (seasonal).
Visit our restaurant without entering the farm, where we sell delicious hot and cold food and drinks at very reasonable prices. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
Keep an eye on our website for our events, opening times and prices
 

Guide Prices

Prices start from £10 - see website for details and booking.

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4.5 of 5 stars
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      405
    • Very Good
      120
    • Average
      27
    • Poor
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    Recent Reviews:

    • hcouldridge
      Lydd, United Kingdom
      Great Day Out
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 4th September 2019
      This is a reasonably priced great day out for children, I would say up to the age of early secondary school, older children might feel it is a bit too young for them, albeit very educational if they... Read full review
    • suejheard
      London, United Kingdom
      Lots to do
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 12th September 2019
      We had an amazing day at RBC in August. My grandsons aged 2 and 3 loved the barn where animals were roaming freely. They stroked rabbits, guinea pigs, kids, ducklings and hens. They loved the piglets... Read full review
    • juliehomewood26
      Maidstone, United Kingdom
      Great day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th September 2019
      We have taken our grandchildren here several times and they have a great time seeing and petting the animals, having a tractor ride and playing in the play areas, they have a large indoor soft play... Read full review

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    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - The main farm yard and the picnic area are wheelchair accessible, but the woodland walks can be difficult to access with a wheelchair at certain times of the year and the trailer ride cannot take wheelchairs. There are disabled toilets but no hoists.

    Opening Times

    Summer opening times (1 Apr 2019 - 1 Nov 2019)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:30
    Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:30

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