A place for inspiration

Surrounded by 250 acres of beautiful countryside

A place for business

A unique venue for business conferences, seminars and training workshops

A magical place to plight your troth

A wedding venue for all seasons

A place for learning

Education programmes for all ages

A place for wildlife

Discover the natural world with courses for children and adults

A historic landscape

With new inhabitants

A place to challenge your team

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Welcome to the Folly Farm Centre

The Folly Farm Centre is a venue at the heart of Folly Farm, a stunning 250-acre nature reserve close to both Bath and Bristol which is owned and managed by Avon Wildlife Trust. It is a very special place—a place to learn and explore, a place for inspiration, a place to lie in the grass and discover a new world. It’s a place for everyone.

Whether you’re seeking a conference venue, arranging team-building, planning staff training and education activities, or looking for the perfect wedding venue, the Folly Farm Centre offers you a truly unique experience. What’s more, all profits from the centre are gift-aided to Avon Wildlife Trust, to support its work with local wildlife.

The Centre is equipped with state-of-the-art conference and education facilities and comfortable en-suite accommodation ideal for business and leisure. At Folly Farm you’ll discover a unique venue, a place that opens your eyes and changes your perspective.

Contact us today to find out more—telephone 01275 331590 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Team building

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We've got a new education programme for children of all ages and abilities.

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Conference Centre

Hold your next conference or meeting at our state-of-the-art conference centre.

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Latest news

New Electric Car Charging Point for the Chew Valley

An electric car charging unit has been installed at Folly Farm Centre; Avon Wildlife Trust’s education, conference and wedding venue in Stowey. The installation of the charging point now makes it easier for visitors with electric cars to visit the Centre and 250-acre nature reserve.

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Fairtrade Folly! A Gold Award For Folly Farm’s Conference Centre

Fairtrade Folly! A Gold Award For Folly Farm’s Conference Centre

Folly Farm Centre have been awarded gold at the South West Fairtrade Business Awards, in a packed ceremony on Friday 6 March 2015.

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New ‘Detox Delegate Rate’ for 2015

New ‘Detox Delegate Rate’ for 2015

Happy staff are 12% more productive*. Therefore happy, healthy conference delegates will be more productive too!

We have worked closely with our caterers to tailor make a special ‘detox’ delegate package for January and February 2015.

By definition a detox is ‘a period of time where the body is rid of unhealthy substances’. Think super foods at lunchtime and swapping coffee and cake for sumptuous smoothies!

However, detox is not just about the body. With Avon Wildlife Trust’s 250-acre nature reserve on our doorstep, which is a beautiful setting for walks, outside meetings and teambuilding activities, your mind will be taken care of too.

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