Pennywell Farm

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Pennywell Farm
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Pennywell Farm
Slogan 'Devon's Friendliest Day Out"
Location Devon, England
Coordinates 50°27′33″N 3°46′37″W / 50.45917°N 3.77694°W / 50.45917; -3.77694Coordinates: 50°27′33″N 3°46′37″W / 50.45917°N 3.77694°W / 50.45917; -3.77694
Owner Christopher and Nicola Murray
Operating season February to November
Website www.pennywellfarm.co.uk

Pennywell Farm is a farm tourist attraction just outside the town of Buckfastleigh in South Devon, England. It is an organic farm 600 feet (180 m) above sea level with views over Dartmoor National Park.

Pennywell was opened to the public in 1989 by husband and wife, Christopher and Nicola Murray. The idea was that visitors to the farm would not be spectators but that they would be able to have hands-on interaction with the animals.

Half hourly hands-on animal activities form the basis of the experience and there are also activities such as a tractor and trailer ride, red rocket ride and pig racing.

It is a centre for the breeding of miniature pigs, a variant of the New Zealand kune kune breed.[1] [2]

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