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Boydells Dairy Farm

Boydells Dairy Farm, Braintree Rd, Braintree, Essex, CM7 4AQ
07514 396431
Average time spent - 2 hours
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Things to do at Boydells Dairy Farm review

Boydells Dairy Farm is a small working farm that specialises in milking near Braintree in North Essex.

They are open to the public and they offer daily guided tours with hands-on activities including attempts at cow milking. You can help feed their chickens, ride a donkey cart and say hello to their other animals including llamas. There are over 42 hectares on their farm including sheep which they also milk. This is one of the main things you will see on their guided tour where they milk batches of 18 ewes at a time.

The tours are fun and educational and give you a real sense of how life on a farm is. They also have a ride-on play area with pretend petrol pumps, a cute shallow stream which kids love to paddle in and tractor-trailer rides.

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FAQ and Further Information Boydells Dairy Farm

Is there food and drink available?

There is a shop selling limited refreshments. There is a picnic area if you want to bring your own food.

What are the main things to do?

Working sheep milking farm with guided tours and hands-on activities, stream for paddling and a small play area. There are toilets and light refreshments.

What are the ticket prices?

*Cheap
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Cheap. Adults are £6, children £5. Under 3s are free, season tickets are available.

Is there parking?

There is a free car park.

When are they open?

Boydells Dairy Farm is open from April to September. For up to date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Please contact the venue.

Are they accessible?

Please contact the venue.

Boydells Dairy Farm
Boydells Dairy Farm
Boydells Dairy Farm
Boydells Dairy Farm
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