STABLES IN Oxfordshire


A great countryside location whatever your needs

Downside Farm is a family managed business, offering a wide range of services and activities situated in rural Oxfordshire's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). We are surrounded by idyllic fields, countryside and animals/livestock.

We are a BHS Approved Centre stables in Oxfordshire, situated in the heart of rural Oxfordshire, with excellent access to the North Wessex Downs and Ridgeway.

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Over 90 Acres of Land

Downside Farm is a family managed business, offering a wide range of professional countryside services from livery and equine care, holiday lettings and accommodation, alpaca and farming experiences, afternoon tea and storage solutions. We are situated in the heart of the South Oxfordshire countryside, surrounded by over 90 acres of woodland and pastoral land, making it an ideal locations to visit, stay and accommodate the needs of our livery patrons.

This venue and facilities are also available for private hire and functions; for further details please contact us.

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The safety, care and general well-being of all horses on our yard is extremely important to us. At our stables in Oxfordshire, we try to accommodate the individual needs of all the horses and owners on the livery yard were reasonably practicable. Downside Farm is a livery yard which will appeal to a wide span of horse owners from the 'competition horse' to the 'happy hacker'.

Find out more about our livery services here


Breakfast table in our cabin accommodation overlooking patio and hot tub



If you are considering a staycation, or just need a place to stay in Oxfordshire for a few days, we have an idyllic one-bedroom properties available to let for short periods. This is a wonderful opportunity to spend time on a working farm, with horses, stables, and other farm animals. However, the properties also has a private garden area, a hot tub, and modern facilities, as well as a king size bed.

Read more about our holiday let here.


Alpaca stealing cake from afternoon tea picnic bench


At our stables in Oxfordshire, we also keep a herd of alpacas, goats, sheep and ponies. You can enjoy walks with our animals, or a relax with an afternoon tea in our idyllic surroundings, and experience the joy and delights of being around these fascinating and curious animals.

You can read all about our alpacas here.




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Why us?

Downside Farm is an accredited BHS Approved centre situated in the heart of rural Oxfordshire, with excellent access from the A34 and M4.

We are a family managed yard, offering a variety of family friendly and professional services within rural Blewbury. With over 90 acres of land we have access to a wide range of riding, grazing and farm experiences to offer.

The safety, care and general well-being of all animals and patrons is extremely important to us. We always accommodate individual needs of all of our animals, customers and patrons were reasonably practicable.

As a small, family-friendly business, we will endeavour to make your visit and experience a positive one every time. You are always welcome at Downside Farm.





Shield Icon version of the Downside farm logo About Us

Downside Farm is owned and managed by Craig and Marilyn, who have over 30 years' experience working in the equestrian and farming industry. This includes riding schools, horse racing, show jumping, polo, and livery management. Come down to our stables in Oxfordshire and pay us a visit. We welcome people looking for livery, a holiday let, or are interested in our regular meet and greet events.