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Folly Farm Nature Reserve

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Folly Farm Nature Reserve


Folly Farm nature reserve (owned and managed by Avon Wildlife Trust) boasts 250 acres of wildflower meadow and ancient woodlands and is a fantastic place to visit to relax, walk and enjoy the stunning surroundings. This year, Folly Farm was voted in the top 50 picnic spots by  The Times, so stock up on delicious produce in one of the many farm shops in the area and visit!   

The reserve is home to a variety of wildlife including: wildflowers, badgers, deer, foxes and many species of butterfly. Avon Wildlife Trust often offer wildlife events, so keep a look out on the what’s on page for owl and badger prowls.

At the heart of the reserve lies Folly Farm Centre, Avon Wildlife Trust’s award-winning, sustainable education and event venue, which can be hired for educational days and residential visits, conferences, weddings and group accommodation.


Key Features

  • In countryside

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Establishment Features

  • Accommodation on site
  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Conference facilities
  • Fully qualified instructors

Map & Directions

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Public Transport Directions

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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      5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Hannah L
      Trip Type:
      Superb conference facility
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 23rd April 2018
      We held a work conference here over two days and the venue was superb. It was refreshing to be out of a corporate environment which made everyone relax more. The food was deliciously fresh and the... Read full review
    • saints62
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      My daughters wedding
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 28th February 2018
      Over the whole weekend of my daughters wedding the staff at Folly Farm provided an excellent and friendly service. Nothing was too much for them. The wedding day was brilliant and very well... Read full review
    • GillCartz
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Wedding day experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 10th April 2017
      We recently held our wedding at Folly Farm. Despite the windy cold weather we had a fantastic day! The venue was superb! The accommodation fitted the bill and having the whole venue to ourselves was... Read full review
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    Tel: +44 (0)1275 331590

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    • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Silver) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Silver) 2012
    • Green AwardsFairtrade Business Awards 2015 Gold Award Fairtrade Business Awards 2015 Gold Award 2015

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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