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Follow our Brown Signs from the B4000 Highworth to Shrivenham Road and Supermarine Roundabout on the A361 towards Highworth (from Swindon)


All coaches must approach from the B4000 Highworth

to Shrivenham Road





By entering our farm attraction all persons aknowledge that they are under duty to take responsible steps to ensure their own safety and that of anyone accompanying them. Please wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water, especially after touching animals. We are a working farm, and therefore there may be moving vehicles and farm machinery on site. Please supervise your children at ALL times.

Travelling Times to Roves Farm

20 mins from Swindon

25 mins from Cirencester

25 mins from Abingdon

30 mins from Malmsbury

40 mins from Oxford

40 mins from Didcot

40 mins from Newbury

45 mins from Reading

45 mins from Chippenham

45 mins from Cheltenham

60 mins from Gloucester

60 mins from Bristol

60 mins from Bath

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T: 01793 763939




Roves Farm,





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Plan Your Visit

Wheelchair Access/ Accessibility


- Concrete & hard gravel path access on single level to all animal barns, animal handling and feeding areas, play areas, craft tables, tearoom & picnic areas.

- Disabled toilet facilities

- Easy access drop off point by Reception

 (please call in advance for directions 01793 763939)

-Wheelchair spaces on most tractor Rides


Grass path to animal paddocks and along the Family Walk & Activity Trail- may not be suitable for all wheelchair users.

School Holiday Themes & Special Events - See our Calendar of Events for this

                                                                   years themes and special events.

Peak Times (School Holidays) 

- Buy your tickets online or arrive after the 10am - 11.30am


- On the busiest days (ie Easter Holidays) we run an extra till for cash admissions and  

  a cash only  Snack Bar for quick purchases.

- The Tearoom & Play Barn can get busy at lunchtime. If you prefer a quieter time in the

  school holidays use the Play Barn after 2pm.

- Tractor Rides run approx every 30 minutes during the school holidays. Make sure you

 arrive ready for your ride 10 minutes before it is due to leave. Occassionally  

 there may not be enough room for everybody on that ride, but we will always try our  

 best to get you on a ride as quickly and efficiently as possible.

- There are lots of activities to enjoy outside, especially in the summer. Don't forget to

 explore the Den Building Zone and visit the animals in the Animal Paddocks. Take a

 stroll along the Short Family Walk (which passes the Animal Paddocks) and explore the  

 woodlands & pond. Pick up an Explorers activity sheet before you go, or collect the

 stamps from the stamp trail.

Baby Changing - Baby changing facilities are located in the toilets in the main barn.

OPEN DAILY: 10.00am- 5.00pm     2nd Jan - 23rd Dec

Group Visits

Birthday Parties

Opening Times - Roves Farm is open daily from 2nd January - 23rd December,  

                          10.00am to 4.30pm

Refreshments & Picnics - The Woolly Sheep Tearoom, in the main Reception barn,          

                                        serves a selection of sandwiches, paninis & hot food, as well  

                                        as delicious homemade cakes and hot & cold drinks. Last      

                                        hot food orders at 4pm.


                                        You are welcome to bring a picnic, and use our picnic tables  

                                        in the Jubilee Picnic barn, outdoor play areas or the main      

                                        Reception & Play Barn. During peak times in school  

                                              holidays picnics may not be allowed in the play barn.

Travel & Directions - Follow our brown signs from the B4000 Highworth to  

                                 Shrivenham Road, and from Supermarine Roundabout on the      

                                 A361 towards Highworth (from Swindon). All coaches must  

                                 approach from the B4000 Highworth to Shrivenham Road.


                                 The nearest bus stop is two miles away in Highworth, or at  

                                 the Supermarine Roundabout by South Marston Industrial Estate.

Tickets - Day tickets & Membership Passes can be bought from Reception when you      

              arrive. During school holidays we recommend purchasing

              your tickets online before arriving at the farm.

Play - Socks must be worn on the play areas.