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Swithens Farm

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Swithens Farm Swithens Lane, Rothwell, Leeds LS26 0BT, England
+44 113 282 8828
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This place is brilliant, I had originally looked on trip advisor just to look at photos. I came... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Outdoordays
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Liversedge, United Kingdom
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Great food and play barn

Lovely cafe with resonable priced food...good food! We only visited the indoor play barn....but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SarahDarren G
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Keighley, United Kingdom
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Providing a great day out in Rothwell, Leeds, our farm has plenty to offer whatever your age. Stock up on local produce, such as fruit, vegetables and meat in our Farm Shop and take the kids for a stroll around the Open Farm where they can feed the animals and learn exactly where their food comes from.All that fresh air can build up quite an appetite - so join us in our cafe for a bite to eat and a nice hot or cold drink.If the kids still have some energy to burn, then the Play Barn is the perfect place for them to let off some steam - so what are you waiting for? Drop by and see us - you'll always receive the warmest of welcomes here at Swithens Farm!The farm offers disabled access throughout and plenty of FREE car parking; we offer discounts for Play Barn groups and we also cater for children's parties too!
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“bouncy castle” (31 reviews)
“soft play” (20 reviews)
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Swithens Farm Swithens Lane, Rothwell, Leeds LS26 0BT, England
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+44 113 282 8828
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"bouncy castle"
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"feed the animals"
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"soft play"
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"zip wire"
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"outdoor play area"
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"climbing frame"
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"play barn"
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"guinea pigs"
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"animals looked happy"
in 3 reviews
"sand pit"
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"highland cattle"
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"per child"
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"little boy"
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"ride on toys"
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"birthday party"
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"school holidays"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is brilliant, I had originally looked on trip advisor just to look at photos. I came across some bad reviews and felt a little hesitant to go, however we decided to give it a try, and I am so glad we did! We...More

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Angela B, Owner at Swithens Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're not posh but we feel we offer value for money and an interactive experience for children and adults alike.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely cafe with resonable priced food...good food! We only visited the indoor play barn....but its good and mt daughter spent a good while playing

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times. Havnt been for a year or so decided to have a ride down today with our 2 children. £12 for me my wife and eldest and baby free. Nothing new, looks run down. Dangerous ride on toys laying around. Really disappointing...More

Thank James C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

myself and my daughter went to a fire an dine experience,the food was out of this world amazing,everything was locally sourced and cooked on a open fire,it was wonderful

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Well my summary about this farm is that it could do better. The staff were friendly and the animals were in great condition. We saw donkeys, goats, sheep, emus , Guinea pigs, hens, pigs and meerkats. My grand daughter played in the sand, sat on...More

Thank lyn b
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

been with my son who is under 2 ,he was so excited. there is a lot of animals,you can feed them which make it more fun. you can spend couple of hours there is a lot things to do. There was playground with a lit...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

On our second visit with our two you grandchildren I was less than satisfied with what I saw. Indoor playing area didn't look as if it had had any maintenance or cleaning. Worn and dirty broken toys,the tables didn't appear to have been cleaned. The...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Visited here on a school trip consisting of 6 and 7 year olds. The farm is out in the open but safe for children as enclosed with good fences etc. Animal petting is encouraged and the children loved the fact that they could roam around...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

We visited over the bank holiday weekend and though it was busy there was plenty to do The cafe was well laid out so tables not squeezed in close to each other Our food was good and did not take long to arrive We enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Went here today with our 3 year old. The cafe food was okay, reasonably priced, the whole cafe looked like it was in need of a deep clean, quite a few inches of dust on the display shelves next to the cafe tables. The little...More

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Response from Haveyj6 | Reviewed this property |
I have been on three occasions with my two grandchildren. Personally I would not go sgain. The play areas do not have a safe surface. They are very rough with loose gravel. Not very good if a child falls. The toys and little... More
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Littlelegs93
28 August 2017|
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Response from Rebecca B | Reviewed this property |
33 or 33A into Leeds and then the 444 out again. Fraid I don't know if the 444 is a First bus but if it is you can get a day rider for £4.20 which as the name suggests let's you have unlimited trips on First buses for the... More
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