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Charnwood Forest Alpacas

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Ashby Road | Scamhazel Farm, Boundary, Ashby de la Zouch DE11 7BA, England
+44 1283 552854
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1hr Walking Alpacas & Sparkling Afternoon Tea🥂🍾

Lovely meeting the alpacas and walking with them, lots of photo opportunities @ time to feed them... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kim S
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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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Charnwood Alpaccas

Myself and a friend did the Cria watch experience using a Woucher code. We had a bag of feed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kathryn S
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Our 110 acre farm is packed full of alpaca activities... Take a 90 minute stroll around our picturesque fields with a calming alpaca friend. Or take part in our afternoon tea walk which is finished off with homemade fresh sandwiches and cakes... not forgetting the fizz!! We also offer the incredible opportunity to get up close to our new born alpaca babies and their mums on our Criawatch experiences. Book your experience on our website or, if you just want to visit for a walk around we are open to the public 9.30-4.30 Thursday - Monday with free entry to the farm yard and free paddock walk. Chilli Bean Kitchen is open for fresh farm breakfasts, homemade cakes and hot savoury, home cooked food, not forgetting our delicious cream teas! Pop over for a visit!
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Ashby Road | Scamhazel Farm, Boundary, Ashby de la Zouch DE11 7BA, England
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+44 1283 552854
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely meeting the alpacas and walking with them, lots of photo opportunities @ time to feed them. Procesco & afternoon tea delicious afterwards ☕🍰 What a lovely different experience.

Thank Kim S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Myself and a friend did the Cria watch experience using a Woucher code. We had a bag of feed included and bought an extra one each for 50p. We were practically mobbed at the gate by the Mummies and babies, so got really up close...More

Thank Kathryn S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great day out at charnwood forest walking the alpacas, booked a 90 minute experience and it was fab!! The staff where friendly and our guide was great, very knowledgeable and very approachable. The walk itself was such good fun, seeing the babies and...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We came here yesterday to do the 90 minute alpaca walk and we loved every minute of it! All of the staff were super friendly and informative. We were told all about the origins of the Alpaca then followed a safety briefing before being assigned...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Superb afternoon getting to know the alpacas and walking them around the farm for 45 minutes. Walk was gentle and ground was fairly even, no steep hills or wildly undulating ground. The cream tea at the end of the walk was great - very tasty,...More

Thank Mortcdz
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked onto the cria watch (baby alpacas) as I’d been given a voucher for my birthday. Arrived half an hour early, so had time to say hello to ‘the boys’ first. Gorgeous gentle adult alpacas who go out on the alpaca walks. Spent some...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here today as I received the experience as a Christmas present. It was such a cute day and our guide was really lovely. She was really knowledgable and it was lovely to learn about these cuties. Would recommend to anyone. (By the way, I...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great walk around the farm and woods. The alpaca have such individual personalities and it was fascinating seeing how they respond to you and the other alpaca. My son absolutely adored them and have some fantastic photos of him hugging his alpaca....More

Thank Liz Y
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked a 1 hour alpaca walk as a treat for my 11 year old daughter. We had a great time, and the duration of the walk was just right, with a "photo opportunity" break half way through. My designated alpaca was a little feisty...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We joined the 10am group on a Friday morning for a walk around Charnwood Forest with an alpaca each. The visit started with a 10 minute introduction to alpacas, the difference between alpacas and llamas, some tips on how to walk with an alpaca and...More

Thank Clare M
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fpwilson
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Response from MalcH | Reviewed this property |
No we had a great time even though the weather wasn’t good.
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Deenaljc
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Response from taylor-anne91 | Reviewed this property |
Definatly very well looked after!! Enjoy your birthday booking
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Shannon K
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Response from daydreamer63 | Reviewed this property |
We had the walk first I’d be very surprised if it’s changed. Hoping to go again.
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