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Cogges

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Cogges is an historic farmstead and great day out in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, with over 15 acres of beautiful grounds and farmyard to explore. Cogges dates back to the 10th Century and today you will find this unique place brought to life with the...more
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Cogges Manor Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I visited this place as they were holding a Christmas market. The setting was beautiful unfortunately it was raining so the grounds became very muddy! The stalls were lovely and they had a great signed language play going on which interacted with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sylvied586
Colin S, Director, Cogges Heritage Trust at Cogges, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sylvie Thanks so much for this review and really pleased that, apart from the mud, you enjoyed our Christmas market. We've been working on it for a few years now and are protective of both the quality of stalls and local sourcing. There's so...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We attended as were in the area and looking for things to do. Was fantastic, lots to see, medieval fighting, archery etc. Lots of stalls relating to apples. The grounds were fantastic, we did a tour with Glyn of the house. Really full of knowledge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alrth
Colin S, Director, Cogges Heritage Trust at Cogges, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you so much for this. We were all exhausted at the end of Apple Day, so comments like yours make it all worthwhile. We had such fun and our volunteer team worked so hard to make the day a success. I will take great...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

The website makes it sound wonderful, we were very disappointed. £5,90 to get in and not much to see. The old range was working with a lady cooking some welsh cakes on it. we thought it was a silent demonstration. apparently some children had made...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jane b
Colin S, Director, Cogges Heritage Trust at Cogges, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Dear Jane Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We read all comments and they help us improve what we do. Sorry you were disappointed by your visit. I have always found our volunteers in the kitchen and proud of the stories...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

Am missing the comfy sofa, as it is now all tables and chairs. Good selection of coffee and cakes availible. Added additon of a milk shake hut on site.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tracey J
Colin S, Director, Cogges Heritage Trust at Cogges, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Dear Tracey Thank you for the kind review and pleased you enjoyed your after work coffee. The coffee and cakes are all locally sourced, or baked on site and having the Shake Shop Shed over the Summer has been great fun. We'll be doing some...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018

we had a wonderful few hours as we was visiting witney we thought we would. pop there and see what it was all about,and being two adults, we found it very interesting;it just took you back in time ;children were having lots off fun with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Denise S
Colin S, Director, Cogges Heritage Trust at Cogges, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Dear Denise Thank you for this very nice review. Very pleased you enjoyed your time at Cogges and we hope to see you in the new year. With best wishes Colin

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My grandaughter enjoyed just walking around the corner pleasant day out Interesting to visit a piece of history

Date of experience: July 2018
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Colin S, Director, Cogges Heritage Trust at Cogges, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Dear Pete So pleased you and your granddauughter enjoyed your day out at Cogges - we hope to see you again soon. Thank you for taking the time to post - it's really appreciated. Many thanks Colin

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Really enjoyed my visit to Cogge's Farm. As a solo adult I did not avail myself of all the adventure playground but I have recommended my parents bring my nephew here when he visits them for half-term in October: As a small-holder with a few...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Colin S, Director, Cogges Heritage Trust at Cogges, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for this delightful review. Really pleased you enjoyed Cogges and that you highlighted so many of the things in which we are so ably supported by a loyal team of volunteers. We are particularly pleased that that you highlight the care invested by...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I’m not really sure what this place is for. The signage is confusing and we didn’t know where we were supposed to go. The toilets are a long way from the cafe and with elderly parents this is a problem. Paths uneven and on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Colin S, Director, Cogges Heritage Trust at Cogges, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. Our purpose is simply to ensure that Cogges remains accessible to the public. It is a much loved historic site. After its closure for two years between 2009 and 2011 and with very limited funds,...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

A nice place to visit with a few activities but there are a lot better places. Nice walks but few animals and no pigs which were apparently arriving the day we went.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Colin S, Director, Cogges Heritage Trust at Cogges, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Many thanks for your review and that you were disappointed. We're very sorry that the pigs weren't here. It was a short window without them and we are disappointed too that you didn't get to see them. Sandy and Blacks are such a wonderful breed...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We went to the ‘tuckers feast food festival’ and all had a lovely day. Cogges farm is very relaxed, staff are friendly and there were things to keep us all happy! The kids loved the adventure play area, sand pit and seeing the animals. They...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Colin S, Director, Cogges Heritage Trust at Cogges, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Dear Llynn Thank you so much for this review and absolutely delighted you enjoyed your day and Tuckers' Feast. The Tuckers were employed in Witney's famous blanket industry and their Feast day celebrated their labours. We have 'resurrected' it as an excuse to celebrate our...More

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Hkjkjkkk
27 June 2018|
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Response from DunxEnright | Reviewed this property |
Yes and lots of good places by the river and in the orchard
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Sinead G
17 April 2018|
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Response from Colin S | Property representative |
Hi Sinead Thanks for the question. The disposables in question are Vegware, which is compostable and made from renewable and recycled materials. All of it is processed with food waste. The cafe is outsourced and I am asking... More
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Marshalls321
18 December 2015|
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Response from Colin S | Property representative |
Hi. I'm so sorry, only just picked this up. Cogges is now closed until the new season on 19th March 2016. Details will be available on the Cogges website in the new year. Best wishes. Colin
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