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The Farmhouse and Orchard
Farmhouse - Old Dairy and Courtyard
Games room with pool, darts, ping-pong and board games
Main Farmhouse building
Farmhouse - Entrance leading to atrium and bedrooms
Studios - courtyard surrounded by bedrooms
Lake-View studio bedrooms
Studios - Ample living space in bedrooms for families
Studios - bedroom
Stunning views
Folly Farm Centre, view from East Hill
View to Folly Farm from across the valley
Plenty of outdoor space
Farmhouse Bedroom with tea and coffee making facilities
Farmhouse Bedroom
The Old Dairy Dining space
Farmhouse - Old Dairy and Courtyard
Games room with pool, darts, ping-pong and board games
Main Farmhouse building
Farmhouse - Entrance leading to atrium and bedrooms

Folly Farm Centre, Near Bristol, Somerset

Sleeps 2 - 40 20 Bedrooms 58 Dining

Large sustainable group venue sleeping up to 40 with function room for friends and families near Bath and Bristol

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Folly Farm Centre, Near Bristol, Somerset, sleeps 2 - 40 in 20 bedrooms.

The farmhouse sleeps up to 28, with smaller numbers welcome.
10 separate B&B rooms are also available for individual bookings by the night.

Perfect for family celebrations, catching up with friends, and relaxed stag and hen dos. We also take wedding and conference bookings.

The entire venue can be hired for up to 48 guests or, for smaller groups, just the Farmhouse can be hired separately.

The Farmhouse offers 10 bedrooms sleeping 28 people, overlooking the Orchard, all leading off from a central atrium complete with comfy sofas, a real log fire and a glass ceiling. The Farmhouse contains a games room containing a pool table, darts, pingpong, and variety of board games. You can also hire outdoor games including croquet, boules, tug of war and giant Jenga.

Also on site are 10 further bedrooms sleeping 20 people. Each has a barn door giving views across the nature reserve valley, a desk and coffee making facilities, and an en suite shower room. 3 have bath tubs and 7 have an extra day bed.

There is also a fully equipped professional kitchen available for self-catering and located next to the ‘Old Dairy’, a cosy stone wall dining room with log burner and BBQ area, suitable for up to 58 people.

Folly Farm is a restored 18th century farmhouse and buildings, set within a 250-acre nature reserve complete with wildflower meadows, ancient woodland, an abundance of wildlife and breath-taking views across Chew Valley.

We are a sustainable venue and offer eco-features: biomass central heating, solar hot water, rainwater harvesting, willow beds for treating waste water. Owned and managed by Avon Wildlife Trust, all profits go to support the work of the trust.

We have a variety of country activities to book: everything from archery to sheep or duck herding!

Just 10 miles from central Bristol and Bath, and less than 20 minutes from Bristol Airport, Folly Farm’s location is convenient, yet peaceful, secluded and unspoiled.



Most rooms have landline phones.

Disabled Facilities

The whole site is accessible. Two bedrooms (1 in farmhouse and one B&B studio) have larger showers with grab rails.

Dog Friendly

No pets.


Fully-equipped professional kitchen and BBQ self catering facilities. Alternatively, catering can be provided for breakfast, lunch and dinners.

Dining Room

The Old Dairy - cosy room, original stone walls, courtyard, orchard gardens. Seats 58 people.

Sitting Room

The atrium is a comfortable lounge area with glass ceilings, making a light airy space with sofas and a wood burning stove.

TV and Music Facilities

Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.

Games Room

Pool table, darts, pingpong, and variety of board games. You can also hire outdoor games including croquet, boules, tug of war and giant Jenga

Heating and Open Fires

Biomass central heating will keep you warm and snug whatever the weather. Feed the log burners with wood from our own reserve.


The farmhouse can accommodate 2 or more families staying together. We also have 10 double en-suite B&B rooms available.


Bed linen, towels, toiletries and tea/coffee making facilities are provided in each room.


All rooms are en-suite with showers.

Children's Facilities

High chairs are available on request.


Folly Farm is surrounded by a stunning 250-acre nature reserve, and several beautiful and characterful courtyards and gardens.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


Free parking, disabled parking, electric car charging point and bike storage facilities.


No smoking indoors.

Booking Information

Check in from 2pm. Checkout by 11am.
Farmhouse stays minimum 2 nights.
B&B flexible on arrival day and length of stay.
25% deposit required on booking.
Full payment required before arrival.
B&B rooms also available £100 per room per night – contact for availability.

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Folly Farm Centre - Exclusive Use

Please contact the owner for availability dates

2 Night Weekend
From £720
Midweek per night
From £220


In a convenient, yet peaceful, secluded and unspoiled rural location in the beautiful Chew Valley, only 10 miles from central Bristol and Bath and less than 20 minutes from Bristol Airport.

  • Bristol to Bishop Sutton (nos 673, 674, 675) - please double check numbers.
  • Bristol Temple Meads - 9.5 miles.Bath Spa - 13 miles.
  • Chew Magna 3.2 miles.Pensford 4.0 miles.Bristol 10.6 miles.Cheddar 12.9 miles.Bath 13.1 miles.Wells 13.8 miles.
  • Budgens, Chew Valley Stores, Bishop Sutton - 1.9 miles.Tesco Superstore, Midsomer Norton - 7.3 miles (delivery available).Surrounded by several excellent farm shops.
  • There are several excellent pubs close-by, one within a 20 minute walk across the nature reserve, and the famous Pony and Trap 1.7 miles away.
  • Bristol International Airport - 8.5 miles.

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