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Bowthorpe Park Farm is a family farm in South Lincolnshire and home to the Bowthorpe Oak the UKs Largest Girthed Oak Tree. A traditional family farm with livestock and crops all produced to high farm assured and welfare standards.


We open our farm gates to the public throughout the summer for visitors to see the famous Oak, the farm animals and enjoy some fantastic events, giving you a real insight to a working farm and some truly memorable experiences, see our what’s on page for more info.


Our traditional breeds of livestock including Pedigree Lincoln Red cattle, Jacob sheep and Berkshire pigs are all home reared and extensively managed. The animals roam the stunning countryside grazing new and ancient pastures. From field to fork our fully traceable slow maturing farm assured meat with provenance is available to purchase from our online shop or from the farm during opening times.


We love where we work and are always striving to improve the natural environment, areas of fallow for wild birds, large field margins, installing bird boxes, new hedge and tree planting are just some of the ways we are improving the natural habitat on the farm


Thank you for visiting

The Blanchard Family



A private viewing gives you the opportunity to have the tree all to yourself and go beyond the protective fence. You will be accompanied by a guide to show you around and answer any questions you may have.


The booking lasts for two hours, please call if your running late.


Please note this booking does not allow for any commercial use during this time (filming etc) please e-mail for information regarding commercial use.


Book online



We have some great events organised through the summer so please look on our events page and follow us on social media to keep up to date with all the news.


Private bookings are available during our closed hours.


A private booking gives visitors the opportunity to have exclusive access to the tree and spend time exploring the Bowthorpe Oak in all its detail.


A guide will also be in hand to help answer any questions.


Bookings can be organised during the week and early evenings for schools, coach trips and clubs. Price and availability may vary please contact us to discuss your requirements.


Schools: Bowthorpe Park Farm is a great place for an educational visit or end of term treat. We can also tailor the experience so school children can learn about food and farming.


Coach trips: We can accommodate coaches in our car park, making it the ideal destination for an excursion or short break for light refreshment.


Facilities; Snack bar, picnic area and toilets.




This is our general admission price it may differ when events are on, please see our what’s on page for more information

Adult £4.00

Child £3.00

Children aged 2 and under FREE

All major cards accepted

Facilities; Snack bar, picnic area, undercover seating, large parking area and toilets.




We are open from the 3rd till 19 of April for lambing, then every weekend and bank holiday throughout the summer from 7th of June until 31st October, 10am till 4pm Please see our what’s on page for more info

We do sometimes close for work to be carried out and private events, please view our social media pages for up to date information

Bowthorpe Park Farm Witham-on-the-Hill Bourne, Lincs, PE10 0JG.