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“Great few hours”

Butlers Farm Alpacas
Ranked #353 of 902 things to do in East Anglia
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: At Butlers Farm you will find lots of lovely alpacas, as well as The Alpaca Shop which is full of wonderful alpaca fleece and fibre products. We welcome visitors to the farm and shop, and we also run 'Alpaca Experience' days which includes walking with the alpacas. Please contact us for further information.
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The rain held off long enough for the family to enjoy the experience of walking with alpacas. Some members had reservations, but they were soon allayed by the introductory talk. We had the thrill of seeing a newly born alpaca standing up for the first time, within an hour of being born. The actual walking bit lasted about 1 hour, the first hour was spent learning about the animals. At the end of the walk there is a shop selling products made from alpaca wool.

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Went on an Alpaca Experience here today. Got to find out loads about these wonderful animals and then the real fun of taking one for a long walk. Liz knows loads about her flock and obviously cares about them deeply. There were three others on the tour as well as me and my daughter, and we all got an alpaca each for the walk. Highly recommend this as something to do with older (teenage) kids, had such a good time and will definitely be going back soon to do it again.

Thank Daryl K
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We had a good time here learning about the lovely alpacas. How Liz knows the names of her 100 alpacas I don't know!
The experience was fun and the group of people we were with were fine. Liz was informative and polite.
I did feel that the walk could have been a bit longer, and although we were a family of 3, only 2 of us got given alpacas, so we shared. I think for the money you pay, every person should get an alpaca. Just be aware that you might not.
Had a good couple of hours though and would recommend.

Thank Thejetsetters2012
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ButlersFarmAlpacas, Owner at Butlers Farm Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Many thanks for your review and feedback, we're so glad you enjoyed the afternoon. For those considering our Alpaca Experience, please bear in mind that we have to cater for all abilities, some find the walk too long or a bit much, so that's a difficult balance! And we have plenty more alpacas, so please don't be shy when we ask if one between two is enough! We hope to see you soon. Best wishes Liz

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went on one of the alpaca experiences. Very informative and helpful host. You spend lots of time with the alpacas and even get to walk them round the field.

Thank juliecat2013
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great afternoon spent with Liz and her fabulous Alpacas who she knows every one individually and obviously adores!!

Thank Joanne B
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