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Farmer Gow's

Farmer Gow's

Farmer Gow's is 'hands on' with farm animals - sheep, goats, pigs, cattle, chickens, ducks geese and turkeys. The farm specialises in school and group trips. Excellent new washroom facilities, built specifically to support visiting school trips. The farm is an easy coach, minibus or car drive. Located on the B4508, just 2 miles from the A420 (Oxford-Swindon) near Faringdon. We provide each group/class with a programme including all our 'hands on' workshops. Led by experienced farm staff, children learn how to handle and feed young farm animals in an interactive learning environment. 4 workshops including ~ Meet the Animals (bottle & hand fed lambs and goat kids, wriggly piglets and cattle), Meet the Fowl (see our ducks, geese, turkeys and chickens, enjoy collecting freshly laid eggs), Meet the Chicks (handle tiny chicks, ducklings, goslings &/or turkey poults) and a trailer ride around the farm (see our larger farm animals and feed the pigs in the woodland). Mobile Farm service also available, if you would like Farmer Gow's to visit your school/establishment.


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  • Coach parking
  • Covered space
  • Disabled toilets
  • Hand washing facilities
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access

Each class/group is provided with a reserved picnic area (indoor/barn), for the duration of the visit. Adventure Play ~ giant bale climb, pedal tractor yard, adventure playground, indoor play area, Complimentary copy of 'Fun at the Farm' for each class/group ~ this is an Oxford Reading Tree story book about Kipper's school trip to Farmer Gow's (we're famous for our school trips!)


2018-2019 ~ £6.75/person (adult and child)
School/Educational trips are subsidised by the farm. This prices represents a 30+% discount off general entry prices for adults and a 24% discount off child entry prices.

What we can offer

  • Pre-visit information available
  • Provision of materials/equipment/livestock
  • Risk assessment
  • Tailored programmes

Farm workshops are led by experienced farm staff. We encourage teachers/adults to support the children's learning. Children arrive noisy and excited. They go back to school tired but happy - with very big smiles on their faces. Farmer Gow's is a wonderful learning experience. We look forward to welcoming you and your children to our farm.


CEVAS Accredited

This place has CEVAS accredited personnel.

CEVAS stands for Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme. A nationally recognised accreditation, the scheme offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional needs.

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