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Gentle Barn

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2410 Diggs Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2135
+1 661-252-2440
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Highly recommend for animal lovers!! A unique and fun experience. Staff and volunteers are great... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2017
jessslikestotravel
via mobile
Special Place

We have followed the Gentle Barn in California and then this one when they rescued Dudley. We were... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
BonbiTravels
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Charleston, South Carolina
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2410 Diggs Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932-2135
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+1 661-252-2440
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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend for animal lovers!! A unique and fun experience. Staff and volunteers are great, telling you all about the animals and doing what they can to make the best of your visit. Was able to give pigs belly rubs, hand feed turkeys and chickens,...More

1  Thank jessslikestotravel
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

We have followed the Gentle Barn in California and then this one when they rescued Dudley. We were so excited to visit and they did not disappoint!

1  Thank BonbiTravels
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

What an amazing group of people. All eager to share the stories of the wonderful animals who call the Gentle Barn home. Feed the cows and turkeys and chickens and give a pig a belly rub.

1  Thank Lori H
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Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

We have been following The Gentle Barn" on Instagram and Fb, so we were super excited to visit. Drove 7 hours to meet Dudley the Cow and Dream and Lillie the piggies. We were not disappointed. Each volunteer had their specific animal they were with...More

Thank Sammie259
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Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

What a special place! This place is beyond words. The volunteers and organization behind this are amazing. The message is one of pure love. A must do for children!

1  Thank 3Xmomma
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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

We are from Ohio and was coming to Knoxville for a quick visit, It was a must on my list to come see the Animals. It was a rainy day so we got to visit them all in the barn. It was a absolute pleasure...More

1  Thank TaraLynn326
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Reviewed January 12, 2017

Part of my family and I finally made our first (but certainly not last!) trip to the Gentle Barn in Knoxville Tennessee. What a beautiful place! They say The Gentle Barn is a "rescue for animals". I would respectfully disagree. I would call the Gentle...More

4  Thank runboorun
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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We were so excited to visit The Tn. Gentle Barn this past weekend for the first time. We drove from Ohio. It was so awesome to meet the great staff, volunteers and of course all the animals! ( we have been to the California Gentle...More

1  Thank Steve B
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Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The Gentle Barn is a a wonderful place with an amazing mission. The staff and volunteers are wonderful, the farm is clean, and the animals are well cared for.

4  Thank Stephanie B
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Reviewed May 31, 2016

I had been wanting to visit this place for quite some time after seeing the story of Dudley, the cow with a prosthetic leg. I was finally able to visit this past weekend and it did not disappoint. Anyone who has a heart for animals...More

6  Thank TNroadtripper88
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Jackie M
April 27, 2017|
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Response from 3Xmomma | Reviewed this property |
Jackie I'm not sure, sorry. But if he's under 2 I would think he'd be free. Contact them to clarify. They are an awesome group of people. Enjoy!!
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stephasaurus4
March 11, 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
You do not have to pack lunch. They have an awesome food truck onsight that sells delicious natural sandwhiches, drinks. et. Great suvinor store too. Have fun! We have traveled from Ohio five times to The Gentle Barn... More
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honorthyharley
February 22, 2017|
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Response from TaraLynn326 | Reviewed this property |
Yes very close, lots to do in Knoxville and Gentle Barn Tn is just a few exits down. Nice hotels and shopping where the hotels are
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