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South of England Rare Breeds Centre



Highlands Farm, Woodchurch, KENT, TN26 3RJ

Tel: +44 01233 861493

South of England Rare Breeds Centre


A collection of rare and traditional breeds on a working farm; an Approved Centre of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust.

Visitors can see pigs, goats, sheep, cattle and poultry, with many areas where children can stroke the animals. Meet the 'Tamworth Two', the famous pigs who hit the headlines when they escaped from an abattoir. 'Yonsea Farm' is a local Georgian farmstead which is being rebuilt using traditional skills. There is also an indoor soft play 'Play Barn', a playground, sandpit, paddling pool, trailer rides in summer, woodland walks and a regular programme of events.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Winter - Adult£7.00 per ticket
Winter - Child Age 3+£7.00 per ticket
Winter - Senior£7.00 per ticket
Winter - Under 3sFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - 120-seater air-conditioned restaurant and 150-seater 'The Falcons'. Pudding days in the Granary on the 1st Sun of the month - Spotted Dick, Jam Roly Poly and other favourites.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Booking recommended Mon-Fri for best service.
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 9999
  • Min group size - 15
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M20. Leave the M20 at jct 10 and follow the A2070 to Hamstreet. Then take the B2067 towards Woodchurch for 3 miles. Signposted.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Ashford International. Limited bus service no 295. Taxis available.


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Tuesday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30
Bank Holiday10:30 - 16:30

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