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Farmer Gow's

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Address: Fernham Road | Longcot, Faringdon SN7 7PR, England
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+44 1793 780555
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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'Hands on' farm animal handling and feeding experiences with farmyard...

'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.

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Good for the kids.

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... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tansy S
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 piece was on its side in the play area and was very dangerous - why... More 

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Thank TheChiefPilot
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Tansy S
Bergen, Norway
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 really enjoyed playing with the baby goats. After we held the baby ducks. We each... More 

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Thank RuneFris
Swindon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 around to each person so everyone gets a fair chance at feeding. It was the... More 

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Thank ClaireJ40
Sandhurst, Berkshire
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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 did an Easter egg hunt. We all took a picnic. One thing I would say... More 

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Thank endantic
Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 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 was better for us! The twins were able to bottle feed the lambs and goats,... More 

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Thank Raine6648
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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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 attractions. Only had an ice cream in the cafe but the food (burgers) being served... More 

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Thank busymummy39
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

A brilliant educational and enjoyable day out. Lots to do on a smaller, more personal and less busy scale than Roves Farm which is close by. Very friendly staff who spent time showing us around and introducing us to all the animals. My daughter and all of us adults really enjoyed our time at Farmer Gow's and loved the fact... More 

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Thank BeckyHead
Blackpool
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66 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Farmer Gow's held my 2 year old niece's attention for 3 hours so was a great success - she would have stayed longer! She loves animals and to have them running in front of her (carefully managed by the staff) and feeding the goats and lambs with a bottle was perfect - her expressions were a joy to behold! She... More 

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Thank Jolliesaddict
Wiltshire
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Took our young grandchildren (1-3 years old), although not the biggest working farm we have been to definitely one of the best. They enjoyed feeding goats, sheep and getting up close and personnal with pigs and chicks. Plenty to see and do to while away 2-3 hours. Cafe is fairly expensive and service slow, more importantly the young man serving... More 

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