Rare Breeds Centre

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

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Children playing with rabbits at the Rare Breed Centre


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

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



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Recent Reviews:

  • Spurplepink
    West Byfleet, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Fun, safe day out (even in the rain)
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 28th October 2020
    We had an absolutely brilliant day at the Rare Breeds Centre. They are certainly limiting numbers as tickets had sold out online but the centre didn’t feel busy at all. There is plenty for small... Read full review
  • Lovedaysout123
    Falconry Experience at The Rare Breeds Centre, Woodchurch.
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 29th October 2020
    For my birthday I was given a Falconry Experience voucher at the Rare Breeds Centre. I took my grandchildren today. The centre featured the Halloween theme which the children loved. We firstly... Read full review
  • Peter S
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    Loved every minute
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 1st April 2021
    Fantasic day with Falconer Colin would highly reccomend the 2 hour experience was a christmas present from my wife Read full review

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  • 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.


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