To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies

Folly Farm Centre

Add Folly Farm Centre to your Itinerary

Folly Farm Centre


Comfortable group accommodation is available for up to 45 people.The accommodation is surrounded by 250 acres of stunning wildflower meadows and ancient woodlands and boasts views of the Chew Valley, across to Chew Valley Lake. Located just 10 miles from Bristol and Bath, the area is awash with things to see and do, from city sightseeing in Bristol, Bath and Wells, to walking in the Mendips and eating in fantastic country pubs!

The accommodation comprises of 10 bedrooms in an 18th century farmhouse and 10 self-contained studios, housed in converted 18th-century stone buildings and former cow sheds. The accommodation is ideal for group accommodation, whether it is a family get together or a relaxed stag or hen group. You can choose to self-cater in the farmhouse’s professional kitchen, or the Folly Farm team can arrange seasonal, delicious catering.

Folly Farm Centre is owned by Avon Wildlife Trust, the largest local wildlife charity working to protect wildlife and inspire people about nature. All profits from your stay are gift-aided back to the Trust. It also means that your group have access to 250 acres of fantastic walking routes, including a trail through the ancient woodland that is suitable for wheelchairs and prams.

Awarded a Gold Green Tourism award, both the farmhouse and studio accommodation are sustainable, boasting numerous eco-features including: bio-mass heating; electric powered by renewable energy and a reed bed sewage system.

Folly Farm also offers conference hire, weddings and education visits. For more information, please contact 01275 331590.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Converted cow sheds£500.00 per unit per night
Farmhouse£1,000.00 per unit per night

*Due to exclusive wedding use, group accommodation is available midweek all year round, and on weekends from November-March



  • Facilities for the Disabled

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Children's videos/DVDs available
  • Cot
  • Facilities for children
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Garden/patio for guests' use

Key Features

  • Farm
  • In countryside
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Leisure Facilities

  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking
  • Fishing

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Room / Unit Features

  • WiFi

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Special provisions for cyclists
  • Special provisions for walkers

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit



    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Service
      5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
    • Very Good
    • Average
    • Poor
    • Terrible

    Recent Reviews:

    • Alan U
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Fantastic wedding venue
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 1st August 2018
      We got married at Folly Farm and it was a wonderful experience. Tony, Andrea, Clare and the rest of the team were so helpful and friendly. In the planning stages they were always available to answer... Read full review
    • Amanda B
      Trip Type:
      Idyllic setting
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 25th July 2018
      I booked Folly farm for a volunteer networking event. The room and facilities we used were perfect. The lunch was delicious too. What idyllic setting. In the afternoon we went for a beautiful walk in... Read full review
    • katejacob
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Wonderful wedding venue
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 16th July 2018
      My husband and I got married here just over three weeks ago. The venue is idyllic, with its spectacular setting and view overlooking Chew Valley lake and the Mendips. There were a number of reasons... Read full review
    BS39 4DW

    Tel: +44 (0)1275 331 590

    Instagram feed


    • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) 2018
    • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Silver) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Silver) 2011
    • Green AwardsFairtrade Business Awards 2015 Gold Award Fairtrade Business Awards 2015 Gold Award 2015

    What's Nearby

    1. One cottage and one apartment converted from stone barn. Peaceful situation near Chew...

      1.81 miles away
    2. Their rooms have luxury en-suite facilities with double, twin, family and accessible...

      2.02 miles away
    3. Secluded picturesque farm with cattle and sheep. Open-plan bungalow accommodation. Large...

      2.36 miles away
    1. Indulge yourself at our country home; delicious breakfasts with panoramic views, stroll...

      2.58 miles away
    2. Their two apartments have either 1 or 2 bedrooms. Chew Stoke is in the Chew Valley near...

      2.62 miles away
    3. Spacious, yet cosy stone cottages situated in a peaceful valley. Ideal for those wanting...

      2.65 miles away
    4. Two beautiful barn conversions on a working farm with south facing views across open...

      2.89 miles away
    5. As the name suggests, Bristol View Glamping provides fabulous accommodation overlooking...

      3.99 miles away
    6. One of the most luxurious, four red-star country house hotels with an award-winning fine...

      4.14 miles away
    7. Based just 250 meters from Bristol Airport, this 201 bedroom hotel is the ultimate choice...

      6.77 miles away
    8. This family run B&B has been established for over 20 years. They offer clean comfortable...

      6.85 miles away
    9. Clack Mill dates from the 15th century; spacious accommodation, set in the Avon Valley;...

      7.06 miles away
    10. Modern hotel that's nestled on the foot of the beautiful Mendip Hills near Bristol Airport

      7.07 miles away
    11. Paintworks Apartments are a home from home in the heart of the city. Choose from one of...

      7.15 miles away
    12. Unique rural camping park nestled in Mendip Hills, ideal for visiting Bristol and the...

      7.2 miles away
    13. If you like a clean, modern, relaxed atmosphere with colour and fresh flowers then you...

      7.38 miles away
    Previous Next

    Search For What's Nearby

    Product Type
    Within miles