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Bowthorpe Oak

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Summer Solstice

A lovely English countryside destination for special events during lambing or sheep shearing time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stamford, United Kingdom
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Another great visit to a working farm

We took our 4 and 6 year old along to the sheep shearing live event. Got to speak to the farmers... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Stamford, United Kingdom
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Bowthorpe Park Farm is home to the UKs largest Girthed Oak tree. Open weekends and bank holidays during the summer, lots of events on throughout the year please see website for details. Out of hours bookings available
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6121 Bowthorpe House A | Bowthorpe Park Farm, Manthorpe, Bourne PE10 0JG, England
+44 1778 590691
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely English countryside destination for special events during lambing or sheep shearing time. Our grandchildren thought it was one of their best times ever! We returned on the longest day for an evening of Morris dancing with audience participation, BBQ with rare breed beef...More

Thank JulesCar
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We took our 4 and 6 year old along to the sheep shearing live event. Got to speak to the farmers and the sheep shearer who explained what were doing. We had a walk around the fields and saw the cows, sheep, pigs, goats and...More

Thank canada_rocks1
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous friendly place. Clean welcoming and plenty of lambs so everyone gets a chance to feed a lamb.

Thank panther97
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

It’s a difficult review this one as my wife and 2 children did enjoy the visit. We went Easter Sunday to feed the lambs and followed the directions up to the farm and ended up at the farmhouse, we were advised this was the wrong...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Myself and My Wife drove here from Middlesbrough, to visit this tree as we have a great interest in trees. I rang in advance to book a spot. As we arrived, we were the only people here and were met by the owner of the...More

Thank Cantwell1985
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

I have wanted to go here for years, at last the opportunity arose. There were three adults in our party and it cost us £12 for what was a ten minute visit. Now I would like to be constructive with my review as we all...More

Thank FennJR
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We visited the ancient English oak tree today. The tree is very big and old, it is likely that it is more than 1300 years old. Surprisingly, despite being old the tree looks in good health and has plenty of acorns. The tree is now...More

Thank Katy S
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my husband and one year old son and it was a hit with us all. The ladies in the refreshments hut were lovely and the facilities were great. We had a bite to eat and visited all the farm animals. The...More

Thank Sarah-Jayne D
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

I took my 2 young sons (6 & 4) on father's day and it's great. Not only can they marvel at the tree but we stopped for a picnic, played on the toy tractors, and spent ages playing garden games (supplied) and looking at the...More

Thank Miles M
Reviewed June 12, 2017

The staff were so friendly and hinted that more activities are on the way-my two really enjoyed the tractor toys and I enjoyed a cup of very reasonably priced tea while looking at the views ( who knew we had high hills in this part...More

Thank Paul M
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Susan A
May 29, 2017|
Response from Bowthorpe | Property representative |
Hi. we are due to open again this Friday 02.06.17 Many thanks Bowthorpe Park Farm
Katy S
October 23, 2016|
Response from Bowthorpe | Property representative |
Apologies for the delayed response We have now closed the tree to visitors until the spring, we are currently working on a website to give all relevant information regarding opening times. Please search for Bowthorpe... More