museums and attractions

Agricultural

Green Lane Museum

Roe Valley Country Park, 41 Dogleap Road, Limavady, Co. Londonderry, BT49 9NN.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Visitors can view historical exhibits relating to the linen and agricultural industries and experience the true flavour of days gone by in Limavady and…

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Alford Heritage Centre & Museum

3 Mart Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8BZ.
Tel: 01975 562 906.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Extensive collection of rural bygones, one of the largest in Scotland. Rural and domestic artefacts, horse-drawn implements and vintage tractors.

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Chard Museum & Heritage Centre

Godworthy House, High Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1QB.

  • Part disabled access

Wide and varied collection, including agricultural items, Cider Room, local 'curiosities' and the best collection of the work of John Stringfellow who…

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Museum of Rural Life

Lamport Hall, Lamport, Northamptonshire, NN6 9HD.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The museum gives a glimpse into agricultural life in the 19th and 20th centuries. Tractor collection.

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Suffolk Punch Trust Museum

Woodbridge Walk, Hollesley, Suffolk, IP12 3JR.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Dedicated to preserving the Suffolk Punch breed but also the skills of the people needed to handle these wonderful horses. The exhibition hall contains…

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Laidhay Croft Museum

Inver, Dunbeath, Caithness, KW6 6EH.

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  • Part disabled access

Laidhay is a 200 year old rush thatched Caithness longhouse just north of Dunbeath, and is a typical example of the older style of Caithness croft dwellings.…

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Yorkshire Museum of Farming

Murton Park, Murton Lane, York, Yorkshire, YO19 5UF.
Tel: 01904 489 966.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Illustrates 200 years of Yorkshire rural life with the railway age represented by a preserved half mile long section of the Derwent Valley Light Railway…

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Shibden Hall

Lister’s Road , Halifax, Yorkshire, HX3 6XG.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Set in beautifully restored gardens and estate that forms Shibden Park, the hall dates back to 1420. The adjacent 17th century aisled barn and workshops…

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Swalcliffe Barn

Shipston Road, Swalcliffe, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5DR.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Medieval half cruck barn. One of the finest in the country. Houses some of Oxfordshire Museum Services' agricultural and trade vehicles.

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Shugborough Estate

Shugborough , Milford, Nr Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0XB.
Tel: 01889 880 160.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Explore sweeping parkland, ancient woodland and a landscape peppered with monuments, then discover Park Farm, created at the cutting-edge of agricultural…

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Shire Horse Trust & Carriage Museum

Lower Gryllis Farm, Treskillard, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 6LA.

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  • Part disabled access

Meet the gentle giants of working horse world! The farm has Shires, Clydesdales and Suffolk Punches. A large collection of horse-drawn private, commercial…

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Rutland County Museum

Catmos Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HW.
Tel: 01572 758 440.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Tells the story of England‘s smallest county with displays of local history & archaeology. Rural life collection includes carts & wagons, ploughs, farm…

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Old Hall Farm

Bouth, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8JA.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The farm is worked using 19th century methods to grow its crops and harvest the land. Horse power alongside steam and early vintage tractors and their…

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Museum of Rural Life

Alford Manor House, West Street, Alford, Lincolnshire, LN13 9HT.

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  • Part disabled access

Houses many of the town's historic artefacts, including a rare man-driven wheelwright's lathe, and winnower, huller and threshing machine. Many old workmen's…

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Museum of English Rural Life

University of Reading, Redlands Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5EX.
Tel: 0118 378 8660.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The museum aims to challenge perceptions about rural England by revealing the historical and contemporary relevance of country life. Interactive, galleries…

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Manor Farm & Country Park

Pylands Lane, Bursledon, Nr Southampton, Hampshire, SO31 1BH.
Tel: 01489 787 055.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Shows the development of agriculture in Hampshire between 1850 and 1950. Tools, artefacts, implements and machinery are used to display the many aspects…

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Museum of Rural Life

Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxfordshire, OX33 1JZ.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The gardens include an 18th century granary building provides the perfect backdrop for the wide range of horticultural and agricultural tools, which give…

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Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Burton Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3LY.
Tel: 01522 782 040.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Illustrates all aspects of Lincolnshire life during the last 200 years, including horse-drawn transport, agriculture and industry. Major exhibits are locally…

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Muckross Traditional Farms

The National Park, Kenare Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry, IRELAND.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Step back into the past and visit a very different Ireland – the Ireland of the 1930s and 1940s. Then, a trip to the well was still a daily chore for…

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Liskeard & District Museum

Foresters Hall, Pike Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3JE.

  • Full disabled access

The museum is housed in a Victorian Gothic style stone building, that was the former East Cornwall Savings Bank. Called Forester’s Hall, it was designed…

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Irish Agricultural Museum

Johnstown Castle Estate, Johnstown, Co. Wexford, IRELAND.
Tel: 00 353 53 918 4671.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The museum located in the restored farmyard on the estate, explores Irish country life from the 18th century with farming and rural life as its main themes,…

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Horam Manor Farm

Horam, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 0JB.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Traditional barns and cart sheds in an unspoilt area of Sussex countryside. Once a site of the Wealden iron industry, the farm now offers a wide range…

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Greenfield Valley Heritage Park & Museum

Greenfield Road, Greenfield, Nr Holywell, Flintshire/Sir Fflint, CH8 7GH.
Tel: 01352 714 172.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

North Wales’ museum of buildings and farm is set in a 70 acre country park with seven scheduled ancient monuments, including St Winefride’s Well and…

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Cornish Heritage Museum

Dairyland Farm World, Tresillian Barton, Summercourt, Nr Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5AA.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Displays of Cornish rural heritage from the 1800s onwards, also there is a good display of tractors and engines in the Old Timers Tractor House.

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£4.25

Hollycombe – Steam in the Country

Hollycombe is far more than just a working steam museum... it’s a place where the past comes to life.

£12.00

The Great Gathering – Crewe Works 2005

Celebrating more than 150 years of railway locomotive engineering at Crewe Works, the Great Gathering brings together a huge collection of preserved steam…

£6.95

Len Crane the Black Country Steam Engineer & ‘Len’s Legacy’

A two part look at the life of a well respected steam man.

£19.00

Regular Price: £30.00
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