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*Planning to visit us on Saturday 13th September? Just to let you know, we'll be closing early at 4pm.

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Childrens Parties

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Simply the best place for childrens parties.

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Our amazing charity

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Did you know, the Rare Breeds Centre is owned and run by a charity - COT? Our ground breaking charity plays…

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Summer Holiday Fun!

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Opening Times


November to end March
Open Tuesday to Sunday (closed Mondays) 10.30am-4.30pm


April to November
Open every day 10.30am-5.30pm

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Set on a beautiful 100 acre farm in Woodchurch near Ashford, Kent, the Rare Breeds Centre was founded by COT in 1992. COT provides homes and life skills opportunities on the farm and in other locations to people with learning disabilities

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Rare Breeds Survival Trust

We are proud to be a member of the RBST

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