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Local Attractions



Click here for the Cotswolds Attractions video or for more information see "The Cotswolds".

See for yourself what a wonderful place the 'Cotswolds' really are, ranging from picturesque towns and villages to beautiful countryside for exploring such as, The Cotswold Way or the Thames path.




The historic town of Malmesbury provides all essential amenities and boasts a famous Abbey and Gardens. Open from approx April to October, home of the famous naked gardeners

Malmesbury Abbey 



Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt offers an ideal retreat for walking in ancient woodlands or you can simply sit and watch the world go by. During the year there are many events and concerts.

Website: Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum 




A beautiful village with querky streets and houses. It was used as a film set for Jane Austin, Cranford, Harry Potter.

Lacock Village 




Avebury and Silbury Hill

A village surounded by an ancient stone circle, lovely to walk and explore. Near by is the ancient burial site at Silbury Hill.






A famous stone circle situated in the heart of Wiltshire.






Kennet and Avon Canal

The wharfside in Devizes leads down to the famous Caen Hill locks.

Caen Hill Locks
Caen Hill Locks 






Home of the famous safari park and drive through monkey enclosure.

Website: Longleat

Longleat House 





Steam Museum

Interesting indoor activity with a look at Brunels steam trains. Situated next to Swindon's Outlet Shopping Village.

Swindon Steam Museum
Steam Museum 






Bath has a magnificent shopping high sreet and is home to the Royal Crescent. Also has the famous Roman Baths and spa pools.







An old Roman town with a selection of interesting independant shops and cafe's.

Castle Street Cirencester1



Easy access to popular places such as Bath, Bristol, Cirencester, Oxford and Cotswold villages including Bibury and Bourton-on-the-Water. Wiltshire also has many National Trust properties and gardens including Stourhead.

Traveling a little further afield, attractions such as Warwick Castle and Legoland can also be reached for day trips.

The accommodation provides a perfect base for events including:

    • Womad
    • Badminton Horse Trials
    • RAF Fairford
    • Gatcombe Horse Trials
    • Cheltenham Races
    • Castle Coombe Racing
    • Chippenham Festival
    • Kemble Airshow and Kemble Steam Rally
    • Hullavington Airfield events (e.g Mary Howard, Police and Emergency Vehicles Display)

There are several golf clubs close by, located at: Oaksey; Wroughton; Brinkworth; Highworth; Chippenham; Broome Manor and several others.

Other local activities include, walking, cycling, fishing lakes, bird watching, water sports, the Cotswold Water Park and horse riding.


Eating Out

Thames Head Inn, near Tetbury
Vale of the White Horse, Minety
Rose and Crown, Lea
The Horse Guards, Brokenborough
Smoking Dog, Malmesbury
Kings Arms, Malmesbury
Horse and Groom Inn, Charlton


Contact Us

For further information about the accommodation, and to enquire about the self catering holiday cottages or bed  and breakfast room availability, please contact Richard or Ruth at:

Old Park Farm
Wiltshire, SN16 9DY

Tel: 01666 577 274
Mobile: 07967 111 352
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You are welcome to download our holiday cottage brochure.

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Situated in the beautiful North Wiltshire countryside on the edge of the Cotswolds. Within close proximity of the historic town of Malmesbury (5 miles) and near to the attractive village of Charlton. Several of the surrounding local villages offer good pubs menus.

  • Nearest airport: Bristol (40 miles).
  • Nearest motorway: M4, junction 17 (8 miles).
  • Nearest railway station: Chippenham (12 miles), Swindon (16 miles) and Kemble (6 miles).
  • Golf courses: There are several accessible golf clubs, located at: Castle Coombe, Oaksey, Wroughton, Brinkworth, Highworth, Chippenham, Broome Manor and several others.
  • Activities: Walking and cycling, fishing lakes, horse riding, water sports and the Cotswold Water Park.

See a list of some local attractions here.  




From Malmesbury: Take the B4040 towards Charlton and Cricklade. Go through Charlton village, past the Horse and Groom pub on the left. After one mile there is a turning left, "Bullocks Horn", continue past this. Go up the hill then take a left turn to Old Park Farm - down a half mile drive.

Location map.

Public Transport. The nearest bus stop is 1 1/2 miles in the village of Charlton.
Taxi services are available from Abbey Taxis 01666 823 388, 826 072.
Minety Private Hire 01666 860 405, 07875 267 489



Availability And Tariff

The self catering holiday cottages are open all year round for weekly bookings, short breaks and weekends.

    • We are able to offer stays from 2 days to several weeks, depending upon your requirements.
    • Weekly prices range from £230 in low-season up to £350 in high-season. (Based on two people sharing.)
    • Short-breaks from £200 (4 nights) and from £150 (3 nights). (low season prices)

These prices exclude Easter, Christmas and selected other dates. Payments are to be made by cheque or bank transfer. A deposit of 25% of the booking fee will be required before booking is confirmed and the balance will be due 6 weeks prior to arrival.

For full details of the accommodation and to enquire about availability please contact us.


Month: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Tariff: £230 £230 £260 £300 £300 £330 £350 £350 £330 £300 £260 £230


These are weekly prices based on two people sharing.

Prices exclude Easter, Christmas and selected other dates. (Badminton, RAF Fairford, Womad, Half Term weeks) Terms and Conditions


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Old Park Farm History

The Baker Family.

Old Park Farm has been run by the Baker family since 1928, Charles Baker originally ran the farm with his brother Jack and rented the farm and 200 acres of grassland from Charlton Park Estate. Charles then went onto farm this dairy farm with his wife Elsie. They had two children Joyce & Peter. In 1968 Charles bought the farm from the Estate and remained working at the farm until his death.

Peter was born at the farm in 1942 and worked on the farm since leaving school and took over the farm with his wife Eileen in 1966. They had three children Pauline, Julie and Richard.

Richard then went on to repeat the same story as his father and left school to work on the farm in 1987, he has learnt all the skills needed to manage a dairy farm from his father.

Richard married Ruth in 1999 and since then they have worked and run the farm together. We have two children Charlie & Jack (4th generation). As the boys grew up there was time to set a new business, so the cottages were opened 1st May 2007.


Richard has one full time worker and part time help from his father Peter and wife Ruth. He has built up the dairy herd to just over 100 cows and rears all the replacements heifer calves, around 30 each year.