Totnes Rare Breeds Farm

Totnes Rare Breeds Farm

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Book Totnes Rare Breeds tickets for one of the best things to do around Totnes

Sitting in South Devon, Totnes Rare Breeds farm is a small, family-run petting zoo located besides the South Devon Steam Railway. With experiences, activities and wildlife, the animal park can be enjoyed by children and adults!

There's so many things to do and see at Totnes Rare Breeds farm

If you're looking for a family day out near Torquay, look no further than Totnes Rare Breeds:

  • See the evolution of the farm that began as a rescue centre for animals
  • Learn about animal conservation - Totnes Rare Breeds pride themselves on their bit to aid survival
  • See the different animals: from pygmy goats, chicks, ducks, Welsh Mountain sheep, Golden Guernsey Goats and more!
  • Interact with the animals in this up-close experience! Pet the adorable pygmy goats!
  • Purchase a bag of animal feed and help the Rare Breeds team feed the animals
  • Visit the newly-refurbished Pets' Corner and see newly-hatched chicks amongst other fluffy friends
  • If you're feeling brave, meet the Ball Python and feel his smooth skin - don't worry, he's friendly!
  • Spot the snoozing Chinchilla's and tiny Harvest mice as they rest and relax
  • Grab a bite at The Garden Cafe: enjoy a tasty panini with a beautiful view!

Book Totnes petting zoo tickets now for one of the best places to visit near Torquay!

Totnes Rare Breeds Farm,
Riverside Station,
Totnes TQ9 6LZ

How to find us

Address: Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, Riverside Station, Totnes

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By Car:

  • Unfortunately, there is no parking on-site. 
  • Parking: Pavilion Leisure Centre (TQ9 5XW) & Mainline Train Station (TQ9 5JR)
  • Please note: Google Direction will lead you to the middle of the countryside. 
  • Follow the footpath that runs alongside the playing fields down to the bottom of the mainline train station. There the footpath turns right down to the river where you turn left and head over the bridge to the South Devon Railway and Totnes Rare Breeds on the other side of the tracks...it's only a short walk and a very pleasant one.

By Train:

  • Trains stop at Totnes on many local and national routes.
  • Follow signs from the station down to the river and across to the farm

By Steam Train:

  • If you're looking for a more unique way to travel to Totnes Rare Breeds Farm in Devon, check out the Steam Train!
  • South Devon Railway runs trains from Buckfastleigh and Staverton.
  • The farm is on the other side of the tracks at Totnes. 
  • Food and drink
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible

Yes! The farm is completely wheelchair accessible. 

Dogs are welcome in the Cafe, but must remain on leads.

Unfortunately, the farm itself does not allow dogs due to the surrounding animals. 

Due to the nature of the attraction, the park is animal-based, so there is no play park available.

However, this doesn't mean there's nothing to do - check out the animals!

The opening times for Totnes Rare Breeds farm are as follows:

  • Everyday: 10am-5pm
  • Last entry: 4pm
  • During times of bad weather, the park may close.

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