The magical Winter Wonderland on a farm near Bath with its own bar in a barn

Imagine a real live farm with animals, Christmas trees, Christmas shop, its own bar and coffee truck? Sounds idyllic but that is exactly what you get at Rainbow Wood Farm just outside Bath this year. The barns at Rainbow Wood Farm and B&B have been transformed by co-owner Rachel Telford-Gay into a magical, winter wonderland.

: The ‘magical’ South West safari park with Britain’s biggest Christmas tree It is always a very special place, with lovely Christmassy things to buy including seasonal liquers and festive drinks but this year Rachel and her husband James, who run the farm and B&B, have really gone to town. With its very own bar in a barn, and a Santa sleigh as well as hundreds of Christmas trees to choose from it is a real part of the festive season in Bath to go along to Rainbow Wood Farm.

You can see the animals and this year there is a coffee truck with home made cookies and other nibbles to warm the soul. Rachel said: “It is going to much bigger this year, we are using more barns and we have added the bar and the coffee truck. “We want it to be an amazing experience for families to come and choose their Christmas tree and enjoy all the lovely local food and presents on offer.

“This year we have lots of extras, including a vodka made with cows milk, and lots of other delicious drinks that you can try before you purchase,” she said. Rachel was putting the finishing touches to the beautifully decorated barns when we spoke. “There is a lot more to do this year but it is all looking brilliant, the barns are really Christmassy,” she said.

The Christmas shop, bar and coffee truck will be open seven days a week from Saturday, November 27. Rainbow Wood Farm is just about two miles outside Bath near the University of Bath and it backs on to the Bath Skyline Walk. The coffee truck with be a permanent feature so walkers can enjoy a warming drink and snack with doing this popular hill walk.

Bring the kids for a really special day out for all the family on a real farm with real animals this Christmas.

Wear wellies as it can sometimes be muddy.

There is also a delivery service for Christmas trees and other goods bought at the farm.