We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Farmer Gow's

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Fernham Road | Longcot, Faringdon SN7 7PR, England
Phone Number: +44 1793 780555
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

'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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 108 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 58
  • 27
    Very good
  • 7
  • 8
  • 8
Good for young children getting close to animals

Great feeding time and turkey poult handling - our one and three year olds loved both and they were well organised. Also good were the toy tractors, combine climbing frame and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
via mobile

Similar Things to Do in Faringdon

Add Photo Write a Review

108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 108: English reviews
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to Farmer Gows today, it was our first visit, and we would definitely go again. I feel children from 5-10 years is the best age group to appreciate all the animal;s and attractions. The staff were very informative and when I realised I had forgotten sun lotion and hats they happily supplied some. The children I took were 5... More 

Thank 21yvonne21
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great feeding time and turkey poult handling - our one and three year olds loved both and they were well organised. Also good were the toy tractors, combine climbing frame and sand pit. Glad we took a picnic as food queues were a bit slow at lunchtime. Unfortunate though that the tractor ride started half an hour later than scheduled,... More 

Thank Q1177ZCsue
Level Contributor
68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a great few hours getting close up with the animals. A lovely setting great amenities. We arrived just before the tractor ride out to see the cattle, pigs and goats being fed which was fun and really informative. We opted for a quick food break on return. The menu was not extensive but ample to keep us going. We... More 

1 Thank calnor
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today with 3 young children and were highly impressed with the activities available. The bale climb was a huge success with my older boys (9&5) who enjoyed playing hide and seek in the tunnels - a huge thumbs up. The outside play area with the combine harvester climbing frame and sand pit was again a favourite with all... More 

1 Thank Rafiki2081
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OK so we've been coming to farmer Gows now for 10+years (previous venue as well). It's been a couple of years at least since our last visit and this place never let's us down. Fantastic hands on, educational experience with lovely helpful staff. It is a real working farm, with animals that are in their proper environments. You are going... More 

Thank Skinny84
Wantage, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Farmer Gows today with my 2 year old Grandson and we had a fantastic time. We had the hands on experience of feeding the animals and bottle feeding the kids and lambs, they are running around your feet. We had a tractor ride and fed pigs. We also took part in the treasure hunt on bales, both of these... More 

Thank Jackie G
Faringdon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Very good venue catering for youngster up to teens. Snacks and light meals available. Lambing is fun time. They also supply/deliver/stack good quality logs for log-burners.

Thank Colin K M
Level Contributor
61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We visited on the spur of the moment and what a great time we had! In my opinion it's suitable rain or shine as there are things to do, inside and out. There is a lovely area with dolls houses, farm animals, wooden train track and puzzles to play with inside. Outside there is a playground and toy tractors or... More 

Thank Raggamuffin8
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I really have no idea what the bad comment are about. Farmer Gow's is a great place to visit. I went there with my 5year old daughter on a school trip. The weather wasnt great,(that didnt spoil our day) but the animals were the cutest I have seen. Daughter enjoyed feeding the lovely lambs ,goats, and holdind the chick and... More 

Thank Malwina W
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I came here for my 29th Birthday - hehe! And was delighted to get to hold all the animals and feed them too. We even had a tractor ride. Very reasonably priced but can get a further 10% off if you book in advance of coming. Favourite part was bottle feeding the gorgeous baby lamb!

Thank Seckin1
Lindsey T, Public Relations Manager at Farmer Gow's, responded to this review

So pleased you came and enjoyed yourself on your birthday. Farmer Gow's is not just for children, we often get the best reactions from adult, like yourself, who really appreciate the experience of handling our baby animals. Sometimes we take some of the animals to a care home or a village fete and it's always the adults who are surprised... More 

Travelers who viewed Farmer Gow's also viewed


Been to Farmer Gow's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Farmer Gow's and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
2 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Farmer Gow's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?