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Folly Farm Centre

Stowey | Pensford, Bristol BS39 4DW, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a weekend here for a family wedding. Amazing venue. Lots if outdoor spaces. Room was clean warm and fresh. Ideal. Would return to explore more round the area. It would be nice to see s wee grocer shop on site just to stock up on some eccentials xx

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FollyFarmManagement, Public Relations Manager at Folly Farm Centre, responded to this review

Hi Susan, thanks for your lovely review. We are delighted to receive your glowing feedback and appreciate your comments regarding adding a small grocery shop onsite. With so much local produce in our area, this is certainly something we could look into. We have an abundance of fruit and vegetables from our kitchen garden during the summer, so we could... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I got Married here in July. It is a beautiful venue and the staff were amazing and usually very quick at emailing back to us with any queries - throughout the planning process. The live in staff were on hand over the weekend to help out too which was a great benefit. There is an abundance of beautiful views and... More 

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FollyFarmManagement, Public Relations Manager at Folly Farm Centre, responded to this review

Hi Abigail, thanks so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your wonderful wedding celebration at Folly Farm and we are glad you liked the pigs! The memories of your big day will live on because all proceeds from weddings and events are gift-aided to Avon Wildlife Trust, meaning by holding your wedding here, you have helped to... More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Thank you for an amazing relaxed weekend, Thyme Chef catering were superb, a perfect wedding in the woods for a very special couple surrounded by family and friends, staying in lovely accommodation inside and out. Fire pits and hay bales and games both evenings, we arranged for our own marquee and lighting which were just the ultimate finishing touches. 48... More 

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FollyFarmManagement, Front Office Manager at Folly Farm Centre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the glowing review. "48 hours we will never forgot" - the team are delighted to hear you had such an amazing time. We hope to see you at Folly Farm Centre again soon. The reserve is always open if you would like to reminisce about that special weekend. Kind regards, Stella More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Myself and friends stayed here for a stag event last November; we're a slightly older group and were looking for a venue higher in quality, in beautiful surroundings with plenty going on activity wise nearby, so I gave them a call. Right from the off, organisation and communication from the in house booking team was excellent. We left a deposit,... More 

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FollyFarmManagement, Front Office Manager at Folly Farm Centre, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We are so glad to hear you had a great time and that our team were quick to answer your questions, we especially love the silly ones! The nature reserve is beautiful, so do come back and explore sometime. Kind regards, Stella More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I recently attended a wedding at Folly Farm and am now hoping that my sons will choose this for their own weddings. It was lovely to be at a relaxed event, out in the sunshine looking across stunning countryside. There was plenty of room for guests to enjoy the orchard, the views across to the lake or relax in the... More 

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FollyFarmManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Folly Farm Centre, responded to this review

Hi Lyn, Many thanks for your review. For you to say you would like your sons to get married here in the future is a great honour! With that in mind, we hope to welcome you back sometime soon. Kind regards, Stella More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Stayed at the Folly Farm Centre for a family wedding. It is a superb venue sleeping up to 45 people. Very clean and well maintained. The views from the Centre are superb. The place is so quiet, slept like a baby. There are many walks in the surrounding area. The Centre is owned by Avon Wildlife Trust.

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FollyFarmManagement, Public Relations Manager at Folly Farm Centre, responded to this review

Hi Nick, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, it is much appreciated! I'm glad you hear you slept well, there is nothing quite like sleeping surrounded by a 250-acre nature reserve for a peaceful night. We hope that you'll come back to Folly soon to take advantage of the walking routes - please pop into... More 

Bristol
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37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We went on a badger walk Into the farm woods. A small group of us examined badger occurrence evidence and when the sun set, we watched about 4 badgers running around in their set. It was most interesting and it was a great and rare experience and I would definitely do this again. The guide provided binoculars and gave out... More 

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FollyFarmManagement, Public Relations Manager at Folly Farm Centre, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for sharing your views on Avon Wildlife Trust's badger walk in the Folly Farm nature reserve. Please do keep a look out for our future events: avonwildlifetrust.org.uk/whats-on Kind regards, Jade More 

Highworth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We have just returned from Folly Farm after a beautiful, stunning wedding......absolutely amazing place, so peaceful, surrounding woodlands are great for a walk.... Fabulous views from rooms...Wow factor for a wedding, staff were brilliant. Thank you so much for our stay, highly recommended 5*+ xx

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FollyFarmManagement, Public Relations Manager at Folly Farm Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much. The nature reserve is always open if you fancy popping by again sometime, so maybe we'll see you soon? Kind regards, Jade More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Following a 23 year relationship we decided to marry. We saw Folly Farm on the net and decided it could be the venue for us, made a call and described our requests, within an hour I received a reply with costings. All good. We visited Folly and this confirmed we had made the correct choice, the staff (Stella) were extremely... More 

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FollyFarmManagement, Front Office Manager at Folly Farm Centre, responded to this review

Hi Kim, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are so glad you chose Folly Farm as your wedding venue, it was a pleasure! We hope to welcome you back to Folly Farm in the near future. Kind regards, Stella More 

Saltaire, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been to Folly Farm three years now, staying for long weekends with author mates on a retreat. The place is under new management and whereas it was brilliant before now it's even more so. The rooms, spread out over a rural area are all clean, cosy and many have fantastic views of the surrounding coutryside. The meals are delicous,... More 

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