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We are happy to say that our Parent and Toddler mornings are continuing every Wednesday during term time from 10am to 12pm. Toddlers aged 2 and under get FREE entry as normal while the accompanying adult gets in for a discounted price of £3.50. This includes a CRAFTY SESSION that is run either in the Hedgehog Hospitol or on the grass in front from 10:30am-11:30am.

We hope to see you all there!

The Coffee Shop will be opening early this year on 14th February 2015 for the February half term and then for the following weekends to coincide with the South Devon Railway. The farm itself will not be open until the 21st March, but our owls cannot wait that long and have decided to come down early.

So please, join us for a slice of cake and a hot cup of coffee and, if you have time, why not pop in for free to say 'hello' to our owls...they have missed the attention all this long winter! If the weather is fine then we may even have some guinea pigs to cuddle.

We look forward to seeing you all soon!


Thank you to everybody who visited us this year for all your support. We look forward to seeing you all again next season.

26th September 2011

A few months ago a visitor asked for the fleeces from the three Ouessant sheep. No one thought anything more about it until her husband appeared in this amazing Jumper:


All the wool from Bourbon, Custard and Cream was hand woven and knitted by Jenny. Husband Ian testified that it was lovely and warm - needless to say we were all very impressed!

5th September 2011


Harvest Mice are the latest new arrivals here at Totnes Rare Breeds.

We are lucky enough to have a family of 11 that have settled in.

Come and be amazed as you watch them explore their new enclosure, using their prehensile tails to balance through the highest thistles and branches.

Harvest Mice are the smallest European rodent - weighing as little as 4 grams - so you'll need a keen eye to spot them all!

Recently, as numbers dwindle, Harvest Mice have become almost impossible to spot in the wild in Britain so make sure you take this opportunity to come nose to nose with them.