Cogges Manor Farm
Looking for a gorgeous place to relax, learn and have some fun? Look no further than historic Cogges Manor Farm in Witney, Oxfordshire.
There's something for everyone to enjoy at this unique historical Cotswolds site!
A unique and fascinating glimpse of Cotswold History
Set around a stunning Wisteria-clad 13th-century Manor House and Grade II listed 18th-century farm buildings.
Cogges appears in the Domesday Book of 1086, and the subsequent history of the site runs hand in hand with that of the surrounding area of Witney and West Oxfordshire.
Cogges' earliest recorded owner, a Norman knight known as Wadard, even features on the famous Bayeux Tapestry!
After absorbing all the history, you might fancy getting some fresh air. Luckily Cogges has 17 acres of beautiful grounds and heritage trails.
Head out for a leisurely stroll through the enchanting walled garden and orchard, staffed by volunteers producing fruits, vegetables and herbs for Cogges Kitchen café.
As seen on TV
Cogges has been featured in several films and TV shows, including the location of Yew Tree Farm in Downton Abbey and in the 2019 film Collette starring Keira Knightley.
Make new furry friends.
Are you bringing little ones along?
Kids will adore running around the woodland adventure play area with zip wire and nature trail and making furry friends with pigs, goats, sheep, Shetland ponies, guinea pigs, rabbits, farm cats, ducks and chickens.
Your four-legged friends won't have to miss out on the fun, as well-behaved pooches of all shapes and sizes are also warmly welcomed (if kept on a short lead).
Whether you want to wind down with a meal or refuel with coffee and a cake, head to Cogges Kitchen - an excellent rustic café in what was once the old milking parlour.
You'll leave Cogges Manor Farm with lifelong memories and already planning your next trip to this stunning site!
How to get there
Cogges Manor Farm is located in Cogges area of the pretty market town of Witney, in the east of the Cotswolds area of outstanding natural beauty, and just 12 miles from Oxford.
From the A40, head for the Cogges main car park (OX28 3FR) and follow the brown Cogges signs (with a cart symbol) to Cogges Hill Road. There is a short walk from the car park - either follow the path over the wooden bridge and across the field or follow the footpath to the entrance via Church Lane. Their main postcode (OX28 3LA) will take you to their disabled car park for blue badge holders only.
Closest railway station is Hanborough. You’ll need to then catch the 233 bus to the centre of Witney and walk, or get a taxi direct.
S1 and S2 bus routes from Oxford stop at top of Church Lane, a short 3 - 5 minute walk to the entrance.
- Picnic Site
- Free Parking - OX28 3FR
- Disabled Parking - OX28 3LA
- Accessible Toilets
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