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Farmer Gow's

#3 of 10 things to do in Faringdon Features Animals
Fernham Road | Longcot, Faringdon SN7 7PR, England
+44 1793 780555
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Wonderful traditional farm visit

We had a lovely family visit to this farm on Saturday. The farm is not big, but the "hands-on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
101_Bridget
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Wouldn't bother

We decided to take a trip here with a 8yr old and 4yr old, on arrival it looked really small, we... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Abby P
via mobile
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'Hands on' farm animal handling and feeding experiences with farmyard adventure play. Farmer Gow's welcomes visitors of all ages (youngest visitor 5 days, oldest 102 years!) to some wonderful countryside experiences. The farm lies in the Vale of White Horse, just off the A420 between Oxford and Swindon. Lots of 'hands on' with the farm animals. Daily 'Meet the Animals' sessions - see Home page for details. Bottle fed lambs & goat kids; tickle or pat a wriggly piglet; hand fed sheep and goats; go egg collecting; handling tiny fluffy chicks, turkey poults, ducklings or goslings. Adventure play in the farmyard, Trailer Rides to feed Pollyanna sow, Treasure Hunts on the giant Bale Climb. Open Daily 10am - 5pm. All weather activities, both undercover and outside. Refreshments available throughout the day in Harvest Tea Room. Picnics also welcome.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tractor ride” (42 reviews)
“hay bales” (33 reviews)
“treasure hunt” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Fernham Road | Longcot, Faringdon SN7 7PR, England
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+44 1793 780555

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely family visit to this farm on Saturday. The farm is not big, but the "hands-on" animal feeding was wonderful. Instead of the all-too-common "do not handle the animals" we were shown to benches and then we were visited by lots of...More

Thank 101_Bridget
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to take a trip here with a 8yr old and 4yr old, on arrival it looked really small, we paid the fees £33 it cost as they charge for tractor ride too! We could have literally done the farm in under an hour...More

Thank Abby P
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We all loved the farm ( kids 1and 5) We bottle fed the baby goats , went on a tractor ride, held the guinea pigs/ rabbits , played in the playground Great place regardless of the weather

Thank aginson
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This place is tiny and rundown! The kids tractors are mostly broken and trying to pedal them on the poor quality surface is difficult. Small play area with very little to amuse a child for more than a few minutes. Some weird stainless steel art...More

1  Thank TheChiefPilot
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Smaller than expected and seemed to be quite a rushed morning with handling, feeding and tractor rides. The staff have been helpful and friendly towards the kids. We would come again.

Thank Tansy S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Went here with our two and a half year old son. Walled around a bit by ourselves first and met the baby goats, lambs, porkers, goats and piglets. Could get up close to the animals and cuddle them. Animals very attentive seeking and our son...More

Thank RuneFris
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I took my 2 year old son here and I was pleasantly surprised. Feeding and holding the animals was so organised compared to another local farm. Everyone sits on benches and are given food for all the animals in turn, then the animals are walked...More

Thank ClaireJ40
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited on Easter Sunday as the farm is midway between us and grandparents and my sister and her 2 children. This is a lovely farm. Unpretentious, a real 'working' farm. We all were able to feed baby animals, went on a tractor ride and...More

Thank endantic
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I took my son, his partner and their 2 year old twins here on Sunday. I had googled a pet farm and this one caught my eye. What can I say, I am so glad we went. It was a brilliant day. Surprisingly quiet which...More

Thank Raine6648
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We visited with 3 children aged 8, 4 and 1.5, all of them thoroughly enjoyed the 4 hours we spent there. Favourites were the Hay bale play barn, bottle feeding the lambs and tractor ride. Entrance fee fair and good in comparison with other local...More

Thank busymummy39
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Janette1972
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Response from Margaret K | Property representative |
We have welcolmed many different wheelchair users - most have found access around the farm fairly straight forward. The heavier, pushed equipments, do sometimes struggle a little bit on the grassed/uneven areas. We welcome... More
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