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Swindon's Roves Farm open to walkers over second lockdown
Roves Farm is opening their facilities to walkers over the second national lockdown, giving Swindon's families and individuals a great location to do their daily exercise.
One of Wiltshire’s most popular farms, Roves Farm will now be open daily for walks from 9am to 5pm. There are four different walking routes available at the farm for guest to use including a short walk (1 mile), middle walk (1.5 miles), long walk (2 miles), and their longest walk at (3 miles).
Opening daily at 9am, visitors can park their cars in the Roves Farm car park for a price of £3 (exact cash only), with walkers then able to explore the 400-acre farm on routes ranging from 1-3 miles.
Dog walkers will also be pleased with the news as Roves Farm are permitting guests to bring their dogs with them, however, they must be kept on a lead at all times and all dog poo must be taken home.
All walking routes will pass by the animal paddocks, giving children a chance to meet the donkeys, alpacas, goats, and sheep that are kept at the farm. Parents should however note that due to the rough terrain, the various walking routes are only suitable for all-terrain buggies.
Roves Farm’ other facilities will be open Wednesday to Sunday from 9am to 5pm, with their shop open as usual including click & collect, whilst their Piglets Pantry Takeaway that serves an array of drinks and snacks will only be taking card payments.
The Roves Farm Visitor Centre including all indoor play areas, animal barns, indoor seating and activities will remain closed.
All guests to Roves Farm must follow social distancing measures and not visit if they are self-isolating or showing symptoms of Coronavirus.