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
T: 01793 763939
Roves Farm is a working farm open to the public. It is situated at the foot of the Wiltshire Downs, on the banks of the River Cole. Its varied soils, farming methods, wildlife habitats, facilities and experienced staff make it an ideal place for people to visit to expand their knowledge, put ideas into practice and have fun.
Every effort has been made to make the farm accessible to all.
We like to ensure that you have a happy, interesting, educational and safe day out.
In order that events run smoothly, we would like to be aware of the following:-
-The date of the visit and time of arrival and departure.
- The number of adults (teaching staff, ancillaries and parents).
-The number of children and their age.
- Any special needs.
-The educational context in which the visit is to be made and its objectives.
-Any particular aspects of the farm which the group will want to see or talk about.
-The attitudes on either religious or moral grounds of anything that might cause embarrassment to any member of the group.
The cost per class is £140 + VAT @20% = £168.00 (Maximum of 35 children per class)
THIS IS FOR A 4 HOUR VISIT WITH 1 GUIDE PER CLASS
N.B. You may bring 1 free adult per 5 children, all extra adults will be charged at the special rate of £6.50 + VAT.
Please note the charge per class (£140.00 + VAT @ 20%= £168) includes 4 hours teaching with a Roves Farm guide for a maximum class size of 35 children. If you are bringing more children than the maximum class size, then this will be charged as two classes. You will have two Roves Farm guides and both classes will receive 4 hours of teaching time.
Most topics can be taught at Roves Farm. Each will be planned to ensure pupils have the opportunity to investigate situations for themselves to make classroom theories come to life. An environmental awareness
will be fostered with
Roves Farm boasts teaching areas, displays, toilets (including disabled), ample car parking, tea room and shop, indoor eating area, play barn, tractor and trailer rides, meadows, crops, woodlands, river and ponds and of course, lots of farm animals!
Our trained staff can make your topics come alive. All teaching is based on the National Curriculum from KS 1 - 4 covering every subject. School visits are planned in partnership with school teachers to ensure the pupils visit is worthwhile and fun.