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Farmer Gow's

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A grand day out

Wonderful experience for little children. Lots to do. Helpful friendly obliging staff. Only... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
stw646
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Wickwar, United Kingdom
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Wriggley duckling

My Grandson asks to go to Farmer Gow's every year, since he was 4, he is now 10. As usual there... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Jan C
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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...more
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Fernham Road | Longcot, Faringdon SN7 7PR, England
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience for little children. Lots to do. Helpful friendly obliging staff. Only complaint is the heavily lime scale in the toilets that appear dirty because of it.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stw646
Margaret K, Manager at Farmer Gow's, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Staff are lovely and very supportive of our efforts to provide safe, environmentally friendly and unique 'hands on' learning experiences for our visitors. The great British Countryside is a diverse and fascinating place. We are keen for our visitors...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Went here today and unfortunately after going in and paying nearly £20.00 found out that it isn't quote as good as advertised. The 'Adventure playground' is merely a tractor and a small netted climbing frame. On a positive note I would say that for younger...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

My Grandson asks to go to Farmer Gow's every year, since he was 4, he is now 10. As usual there were loads of animals to feed and a very wriggley duckling to hold. My Grandson collected eggs and climbed for ages on the straw...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Margaret K, Manager at Farmer Gow's, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Lovely having you with us again and thank you for your kind comments. Prices - yes, unfortunately we did have to raise our entry prices slightly this year but as this was the first rise for several years, and improvements/new services have been added in...More

Reviewed July 20, 2018

First visit today , took our 20 month old grand daughter she loved it especially the goslings , polite and helpful staff young staff in particular . There were lot's of excited children which was great , didn't catch all the instructions about meeting the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff just perfect for young children , hands on animal experience, treasure hunt, tractor ride. Prices very reasonable food good value for money and wonderful barns to eat in or bring your own food . Whilst on the tractor ride received an amazing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Margaret K, Public Relations Manager at Farmer Gow's, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you for your kinds comments, which I will pass on to all the Farmer Gow's staff. We look forward to welcoming you to the farm again soon.

Reviewed May 28, 2018

A farm filled with so many things to do - friendly staff, lots of activities, lots of fun for the children with many different play areas - and lots of space for eating and watching the fun for families - very relaxed.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Margaret K, Public Relations Manager at Farmer Gow's, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. Staff and farm animals really enjoy meeting new visitors to the farm.

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

A lovely place thats really well run. Some hands on activities, more personal than some places. Little one loved the animals and jumping about in hay bails..... Food really good too, not crazy prices either. Will return

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

I took my 22month granddaughter here today and we had a wonderful time. The weather was poor and it was very busy. However the staff were very friendly and extremely well organised allowing so many children and adults interaction with real farm animals. Also there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Margaret K, Public Relations Manager at Farmer Gow's, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. Staff work hard to make every visitor feel welcome and to provide interesting and enoyable handling and feeding experiences with our farm animals. This week we have welcomed visitors from just 10 days old - 91 years young. We...More

Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

A good visit but a few down sides. Took ages to queue and pay the entrance fee. (Just over £30 for 1 adult & 2 children) Staff friendly and informative. Lovely outside area with playground, inflatable and hay bales to clamber around on and in....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

We all three generations from 1years to 60 plus had a fantastic day out. The admission charges was just right for all. We spent almost six hours and not one whinge from anyone. Lots of activities for all to enjoy the staff are incredible. Food...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Margaret K, Public Relations Manager at Farmer Gow's, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Thank you for your very kind words. Staff do work very hard to make all visitors feel welcome at the farm and engaged with our handling and feeding sessions. It's great for us, seeing the different generations meeting and engaging with what's on offer. Thank...More

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Response from Margaret K | Property representative |
Hi Gemma, Yes, dogs are very welcome on a lead and under control.
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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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