Riverside Farm, OX14
Riverside Farm borders the River Thames within the medieval Oxfordshire countryside, and offers unparalleled views of the area. One of its main aspects has to be the extent of riverbank access, including the beautiful, weeping-willow covered Thames backwater.
Riverside Farm is a working farm, with a mix of crops and grass meadows extending across its patchwork of fields. Mid to late summer also sees sunflower fields and and wild flower meadows in full bloom.
- 380 acres of rolling grassland, arable land, flower meadows and ancient woodland
- Private roads / tracks
- Cereal crops include wheat, barley, rapeseed
- Borders the River Thames so access to the riverbank can be arranged (weather permitting)
- ‘The Swift’ River Thames backwater
- 2x natural ponds
- Sunflower fields (flowering late July/ August)
- Pumpkins (available October)
- Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) featuring one of the largest British populations of summer snowflakes
- Modern farm buildings (exteriors only)
- Modern farm vehicles and machinery
FACILITIES AT THE FARM:
Good access to the farm all year round with plenty of parking available for crew.
There is an unused corn store on the farm, which has electricity and therefore available as a potential crew base. Unfortunately there are no toilet / cooking facilities and no running water yet on site. The farm owners could supply (upon request) a coffee/ snack cattle trailer as a catering option.
Alternatively, there are further catering facilities and accommodation within 3 miles of the farm.
GETTING TO RIVERSIDE FARM:
Trains run from London Paddington to Culham Station via Didcot Parkway (1 hour 10 minutes). Riverside Farm is a 5 minute taxi ride from Culham Station.
Alternatively, trains run direct from London Paddington to Didcot Parkway (35-40 minutes). The farm is a 12 minute drive from Didcot Parkway.
Riverside Farm is approximately 60 minutes by car from West London Film Studios and Leavesdon Film Studios (Watford).