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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:

    • 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
    • Amy L
      Lincoln, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Stunning setting, unique wedding venue
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 31st October 2016
      Stayed at Folly Farm to attend a wedding. The very long drive was rewarded with a stunning location in beautiful countryside with gorgeous autumn leaves providing their own decoration and making for... Read full review
    • Jinglysparkly
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Alice in Wonderland Hen Party for 20
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 24th October 2016
      What a fantastic weekend. Before we arrived we were offered activities and the use of an onsite chef to accompany our weekend. We decided to take the chef up on the offer for a catered dinner as we... 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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