Lose yourself in the idyllic Chew Valley

Pensford, Bristol

Enjoy exploring the stunning countryside at Folly Farm Centre, an idyllic and serene spot in the Mendips near Bristol and Bath.

Read more … Close ×

Ancient woodland and wildflower meadows surround Folly Farm Centre, a 250-acre nature reserve in the historic Chew Valley between Bristol and Bath. The venue offers group accommodation in an 18th century farmhouse and converted cow sheds – perfect for big family get-togethers and group holidays.

In summer, fall asleep to owl-calls, wake early to watch the sunrise over Chew Valley Lake and magnificent Mendips, before strolling among meadows brimming with flowers. Owned by Avon Wildlife Trust who aim to inspire people about nature, wildlife lovers will be in their element with a nearby badger sett, nesting tawny owls, stunning birdlife and idyllic location. There are also fantastic walks nearby (including a wheelchair and buggy-friendly woodland trail) and plenty of classic country pubs in which to refuel afterwards – don’t miss the Michelin-starred Pony & Trap or waterside tearoom and fish café Salt & Malt.

Content provided by Visit Bristol

For more local tourist information:

Refine your search:

Previous slide
FFolly Farm Centre near Bristol
FFolly Farm Centre near Bristol
Next slide

Latest Twitter updates

Latest Facebook updates

Close

Customer survey …

VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website.

It should take no more than a couple of minutes.

Please click here to be taken to the survey

Close

To add items to favourites …

… you need to be logged in.

If you already have an account, log in.

Or register a

Access your account

Enter your e-mail address.
Enter the password that accompanies your e-mail.
Forgot your password? Recover your account
Don't have an account? Register an account