Sheepdrove Organic Farm

Award-winning organic farm

Welcome to Sheepdrove

Sheepdrove is an award-winning, family-run, mixed organic farm which is Soil Association certified. The farm is renowned for its exceptional conservation work and habitat creation for birds and other wildlife.

Sheepdrove is home to a sustainable and environmentally sound green events venue using renewable energy projects that welcomes weddings, receptions, product launches, training days, private dining, music recitals and celebrations of life. Our beautiful natural burial wood offers a peaceful setting for a green funeral. 

Farm stays are available in a renovated farm building and a secluded off-grid lakeside boat house.

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Perfect for large groups and family gatherings, Woodend is a former farm building that comfortably sleeps eighteen guests.

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A stay at The Boat House can be a cosily soothing rustic retreat of privacy and seclusion or a rural adventure of muddy hikes.

At Sheepdrove you’ll find all the peace and quiet you need to escape the busy-ness of life but if you are in search of adventure and recreation as well as relaxation, our farm is also an an ideal base to explore the ancient landscape of the North Wessex Downs with its picturesque villages and towns.

Our Natural Burial Wood allows both full burial and ashes interment in an undisturbed final resting place.

We know you’re likely to have lots of questions. Have a look at our FAQs to see what we’ve been asked before, and do contact us if we can help in any way.

Sheepdrove Burial Wood sits high on the windswept chalk downland at the cross roads of four drovers’ ridgeways. This ancient and hallowed landscape is part of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Rest, Work and Play at Sheepdrove

With multiple spaces of size, stunning outside areas and onsite and local accommodation Sheepdrove is an ideal setting for events across consecutive days.

Sheepdrove offers a variety of inspiring work environments from fully equipped office spaces with super fast wifi to workshops, units and industrial storage. 

A choice of unique rooms and diverse interior and exterior spaces spaces deliver a flexible, versatile location that lends itself to all kinds of corporate and private events, including conferences, presentations, training days, product launches, exhibitions, private dining, vehicle demonstrations and much more.

Our farm is managed to show how farming and wildlife can co-exist in harmony. Read more to find out how.

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We installed a reedbed water treatment system to treat all wastewater from the venue, cottages and farm buildings.

Sheepdrove Organic Farm, two thousand acres of green pastures, wildflower meadows, ancient woodland and fields of heritage grains on chalk downland, is a pioneer of sustainable, regenerative and organic farming. Find out more about conservation at Sheepdrove by clicking here.

Peter and Juliet Kindersley bought Sheepdrove Farmhouse in 1970, shortly before co-founding pioneering publishing house Dorling Kindersley in 1974.

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Our farm is managed to show how farming and wildlife can co-exist in perfect harmony. Learn more about how we achieve this.

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Whether it’s to enquire about hiring our venue for a special event, to book a stay in our unique eco-friendly guest accommodation, to ask about our Natural Burials or to find out directions to Sheepdrove Organic Farm and Conference Centre, please click the link for full contact and address details.
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