Visiting Cotswold Farm Park: Everything You Need To Know
If you’re looking for a family-friendly day out in the Cotswolds for your staycation, then Cotswold Farm Park is the place for you.
There’s plenty to keep both little and big kids entertained at Cotswold Farm Park, from their Animal Barn with piglets, donkey foals, and goat kids, to the Adventure Barn where younger children can run around and play, and adults can take a break with a cup of tea.
Family Fun Just 30 Minutes (15 miles) Drive From The Royal Oak
Either before or after your day out at Cotswold Farm Park, pay a visit to The Royal Oak in Cheltenham and see what delicious seasonal menus are available. Behind the bar, there will be plenty of award-winning Butcombe beer, alongside our extensive range of cocktails and wines.
Animals At Cotswold Farm Park
As a working farm, there are lots of farm animals for you and the whole family to see, from calves and chickens to rabbits and guinea pigs.
You can also catch a glimpse of some more exclusive animals on their Rare Breeds Trail, like the Suffolk Punch horses and local Gloucester cows.
Your children can even feed the animals, with bags of animal snacks available for a small price at the farm shop.
Walks Around Cotswold Farm Park
Get some fresh Cotswold air on one of the many walks around the farm park.
For a short walk around the animals, the Rare Breeds Trail loops around the paddocks where you can see sheep, horses, and cows.
Looking for a longer walk in the great outdoors? The two-mile Wildlife Walk (or one mile if you prefer something a little quicker) is a pleasant walk, where you can see spectacular views and seasonal flowers around the farm.
If you fancy exploring, venture along the Woodland Walk and Conservation Area in the surrounding woods.
Small And Newborn Animals At Cotswold Farm Park
If it newborn animals that you want to see, the Animal Barn is the place to be!
Newborn piglets, donkey foals, calves and goat kids will stay here, along with new arrivals and other special characters resident at Cotswold Farm Park.
This is where the smaller animals at Cotswold Farm Park reside!
Rabbits, guinea pigs, chicks, ducklings, piglets, lambs and goat kids all live in here and, at the right time of year, you may even be able to see little chicks hatch!
The expert team at Cotswold Farm Park will be on hand to answer any questions that you may have.
Kids Entertainment At Cotswold Farm Park
The Outdoor Play area at Cotswold Farm Park has Aerial Play and Quarry Play, along with an assault course, tractors, sandpits and swings!
Enjoy a coffee and an ice cream from Dolly’s while the kids perfect their acrobatic skills! The Bouncy Pillows provide hours of fun as everyone tries to jump higher or further than they have before!
Directions To The Royal Oak From Cotswold Farm Park
Located just outside Cheltenham in the village of Prestbury, The Royal Oak is a historic 16th-century pub, full of traditional Cotswold charm and original features, and the closest pub to Cheltenham Racecourse.
Cotswold Farm Park is located in Guiting Power, and to reach The Royal Oak, you must head north for 1.5 miles, turn left onto B4077 and continue for approximately 2 miles before turning left again, and continuing for around 3 miles. Turn right onto Sudeley Hill and continue onto Castle Street, before turning left onto High Street (B4632). Continue for approximately 5 miles.
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and continue to follow B4632 and then, at the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on B4632. At the final roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Tatchley Lane (B4075) before turning right onto The Burgage, where you will find The Royal Oak on your left.