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Retreat Farm

Brattleboro, VT

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Address: 45 Farmhouse Square Brattleboro, VT 05301 Number: 802 257 2240 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

How would you like to hold a newly hatched baby chick? Feed a one-ton oxen? Or play with baby goats?
You can enjoy these experiences and more at Retreat Farm in Vermont! 
This 550-acre property and farmstead have been an iconic part of the landscape in Brattleboro since 1837. The newly renovated barn is home to our Children's Farm & Forest program and features baby chicks, donkeys, goats, pigs, sheep, rabbits, calves, and Carlos their one-ton oxen!
With animals, indoor and outdoor interactive play spaces, kid-friendly nature trails, and regular educational workshops there is plenty to keep you busy during your visit to the Farm!
With year-round programming -- there's always something new and exciting happening at Retreat Farm.
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How much does it cost?









Seniors $8


Free Under

2 years.


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Additional Information

The Retreat Farm is home to one of the five trail heads for the nine-mile Retreat Trail recreation network.

Trails are open year-round for walkers, hikers, bikers, equestrians, nordic skiers and snowshoers. Pets are welcome on leashes; owners must clean up after their pets. No motorized vehicles allowed.

Any top tips?


Why not enjoy a birthday party at the farm? They would love to help you celebrate, along with the cute animals too! Give them a call to book a date and chat further with them!

I'm Hungry!


Healthy Eating It's worth taking bottled water and healthy snacks in your bag so the kids don't get rumbling tummies!

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Where is it at?

Teachers corner


For groups of 10 or more, they offer discounted admission and educational workshops

Need a little extra help?


Speak to staff on hand about any special needs you may have. They would be happy to help!

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When can we go?

10am - 4pm Thursday to Monday

Memorial Day to October 28th, plus select holiday weekends Nov to May

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