Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm & Bluestone Vineyard - Travel Trade

Amesbury Road, Cholderton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0EW
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A wonderful place to stop and stretch – just off A303 in beautiful Wiltshire Countryside.

Visit Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm and you will see many animals including: Pigs, Goats, Sheep, Donkey, Calf, Ponies, Rabbits, Peacocks, Chickens, Ducks & Geese. There are daily animal encounters, large play barn and annual programme of events.

The 10-acre Bluestone vineyard, first planted in 2016, is producing well known classic varieties such as chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier. The wine produced onsite and local artisan products are available to purchase from the gift shop.

The onsite café makes an excellent lunch/tea stop off point for groups, serving delicious homemade food, drinks and cakes. Farm stay accommodation also available.


Wine tour packages

Situated on the rolling chalk plains of Wiltshire, sharing the same bedrock as nearby Stonehenge, Bluestone Vineyards offer individual and group visitors guided vineyard walks and wine tastings.

Enjoy a 45-minute guided tour of the vineyard with resident expert Nat McConnell. Learn how great grapes are grown and wonderful wine is made. This is followed by wine tasting in the vineyard setting, where visitors can try for themselves the Bluestone Classic Cuvee alongside a selection of locally produced nibbles.

For wine connoisseurs an extended wine tasting session can take place incorporating a wider range of selected quality English and local wines. Why not finish with an indulgent afternoon tea or local food platter?


Alpaca Walking Tours

For something a bit quirky, there is always an option to add an Alpaca walking tour to your vineyard experience.

Tours can be tailored to suit the needs of your group.


Booking Information:

Name of trade contact: Simon Cox

Trade email address: events@choldertoncharliesfarm.com

Trade Tel: 01980 629438

Opening Dates: Open Thursday – Monday 10am – 4pm (excluding 24th - 26th & 31st December - 1st January)

Trade Prices – Group/FIT rates for 2021:

For trade rates, to farm, wine tours, alpaca walking tours and specific catering packages please call to enquire and pre-book.

Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm Park entry – Adult: £8; Child: £7

Min group size: 8

Languages: English

Duration of visit: 1- 2 hours

Coach Parking: There is plenty of room for parking coaches and drivers are warmly welcomed with a hot drink and meal voucher when pre-booked.

Suitable for Education / Corporate / Incentive visits: Yes. Educational groups can receive animal talks and activities. Team building and tailored guest events can be made by arrangement.


Additional Information:

Accommodation - There is a comfortable and friendly youth hostel which is ideal for large and small group accommodation. Please enquire for further details

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Just off the A303 between Andover and Amesbury OR from the A338 (Salisbury to Marlborough road) signposted with brown tourism signs "rare breeds farm".

Public Transport Directions

The nearest railway station is Grateley (approx. 3.5 miles) and Salisbury (approx. 9 miles). Wilts & Dorset Bus number 63 & 64 to Cholderton village from Salisbury ( Or bus to Stonehenge, stop in Amesbury and share taxi to farm

Opening Times

Autumn/Winter (1 Nov 2021 - 31 Mar 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
Spring/Summer (1 Apr 2022 - 31 Oct 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:30*

* Closed on 24th - 26th & 31st December - 1st January

Please visit our website to book tickets online - under 2's GO FREE!

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


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