Things To Do: On The Farm

There is so much to do without even leaving the grounds of Wern-y-Cwm Farm.

  • Orchard, Veg & Herb Gardens. Reduce your food miles by picking your own herbs, fruit and veg in season - from Rhubarb in May to Apples in October.
  • Rill & Water Fountain. Spend a mindful moment watching the water fall from the 19th century trough or quietly spotting the newts. (Switch opposite the water trough. Please do not touch the newts.)
  • Scooters. Children may take them for a spin down the drive, (Found outside the office or in the Captain's Cave, helmets in the blue cupboard.)
  • Great Barn Double Swing Seat. Perfect Instagram spot framing the Skirrid Mountain at the back of the Great Barn. (Only if no event on in the Great Barn.
  • Dragon Hunt. Search for loving, entwined dragons, and their sleeping baby (tree sculptures) behind the Great Barn. (Only if no event in the Great Barn.)
  • Den in the Deep Dark Wood. Farmhouse guests should find our den and build their own in the deep dark wood. Perfect spot for listening to the dawn chorus.
  • Wildflower Meadows. In Spring/Summer walk round the bottom fields, take our Wildflower Survey & hold a ‘spot the species’ competition. Download our survey here and find the route here.
  • Darts. Cider House guests enjoy a game in the back courtyard, Farmhouse guests in the Disco Den.
  • Croquet. Farmhouse guests may hold a competitive game on the front lawn.
  • Star Gazing. Turn off the outside lights and enjoy the night sky or take a night walk to the sound of owls and foxes, looking out for badgers and hedgehogs. 
  • E-bike Hire. We have one quality Mountain E-bike with full suspension and auto-adjust saddle in large, suitable for  5'6" to 6'.  Pre-book in advance.
  • Disco. Farmhouse guests may enjoy being disco divas in the old cellar den.
  • Bumble Bee Spotting. Our organically farmed land is heaven for bees & butterflies, see how many you can spot in the Spring/Summer months. Some are even quite rare. Download our survey here.
  • BBQ & Cooking Over the Firepit. Cook up a feast on the BBQ or toast some marshmallows over the firepits. (Book in advance, with a fee for the logs.)
  • Table Tennis. Farmhouse & Dairy guests may get competitive with a tournament.
  • Trampoline. Farmhouse guests may bounce to their hearts content in the orchard.
  • Hot Tub. Farmhouse & Dairy guests may enjoy a relaxing soak. (Book in advance, for a fee.)
  • Hammocks. Farmhouse guests can hang out in the hammocks in the orchard.
  • Plant a Tree. Visit our plantation in the bottom fields. 
  • Picnic in the Fields. Pack a picnic, rug, and take your tribe to a favourite spot.
  • Foraging. Eat off the land with advice from our books of fungi, hedgerows and foraging.
  • Books, Games, Puzzles, Toys & Cards. Look in drawers and on the shelves to find a wide collection to keep all ages busy on a rainy day.
  • Dog Walks. Let your furry family run free across the bottom fields which are live-stock free between March and November. Ask in advance if you need treats, towels, bowls, and beds.
  • Dawn Chorus. Head out just before dawn to experience the world waking up. Sit on the benches behind the Dairy, back of the Cider House by the rill, or the den in the Deep Dark Wood from the Farmhouse.

Coming for late Summer/Autumn 2024:

  • Natural Swimming Pool. Ideal for year-round cold-water dips in fresh water filtered through the plants without chlorine. (Available from Summer 2024.)
  • Sauna. Enjoy the relaxation after your cold-water dip. Bookable in advance, for an additional fee. (Available from late Summer 2024.)
  • Grass Amphitheatre. Prepare & perform a play, what a setting for charades or a talent show. (Available from Autumn/Winter 2024.)
  • Old Oak Tree Swing. Fun for the adventurous child in the Wern-y-Wellness Garden. (Available from Autumn/Winter 2024.)
  • Greenhouse. Visit the greenhouse, take a book or game and relax in the warm surrounded by beautiful plants. (Availablefrom summer 2024 when not booked for an event.)