museums and attractions

Agricultural

Shugborough Estate

Shugborough , Milford, Nr Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0XA.
Tel: 01889 881 388.

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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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Seaton Delaval Hall

The Avenue, Seaton Sluice, Northumberland, NE26 4QR.
Tel: 0191 237 9100.

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Collection of horse-drawn carriages and agricultural wagons displayed in the coach house.

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Bicton Park & Countryside Museum

East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7BG.
Tel: 01395 568 465.

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The museum is packed with nostalgic delights for all generations including traction engines, vintage machinery, traditional tools, tractors and domestic…

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Alford Heritage Centre

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

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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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Agricultural Museum Brook

The Street, Brook, Ashford, Kent, TN25 5PF.
Tel: 01304 824 969.

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Tucked away below the North Downs is a unique museum, with farm wagons, agricultural machinery and implements in a 14th century barn and 19th century oasthouse.…

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Acton Scott Historic Working Farm Museum

Wenlock Lodge, Acton Scott, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6QN.
Tel: 01694 781 307.

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Agricultural museum showing farming before the advent of tractor power with Shire horses used for all farming tasks. Traditional breeds of livestock on…

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Aberdeenshire Farming Museum

Aden Country Park, Station Road , Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire, AB42 5FQ.
Tel: 01771 622 807.

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Using its farm equipment collection, this regional agricultural museum tells the story of NE farming over the past 200 years. Items on display include…

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Isle of Arran Heritage Museum

Rosaburn, Brodick, Ayrshire, KA27 8DP.
Tel: 01770 302 636.

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The present group of buildings were a croft and smiddy, and include a farmhouse, cottage, bothy, milk house, laundry, stable, coach house and harness room.…

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Swalcliffe Barn

Shipston Road, Swalcliffe, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5DR.
Tel: 01295 788 278.

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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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Sligo Folk Park

Millview House, Ardkeeran, Riverstown, Co. Sligo, .
Tel: 00 353 71 916 5001.

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Located in the beautiful village of Riverstown, Co. Sligo, this community based attraction provides a true experience of rural life and Irish heritage…

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Rutland County Museum

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

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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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Tacla Taid – Anglesey’s Transport & Agriculture Museum

Tyddyn Pwrpas, Newborough, Anglesey/Sir Fon, LL61 6TN.
Tel: 01248 440 344.

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Over 100 gleaming classic cars and vehicles from the 1920s onwards. Set in a replica of a 1940s cobbled village street, you can view an assortment of vehicles…

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Old Hall Farm

Bouth, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8JA.
Tel: 01229 861 993.

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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.
Tel: 01507 463 073.

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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 Lincolnshire Life

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

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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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Scolton Visitor Centre

Spittal, Cardigan Road, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, SA62 5QL.
Tel: 01437 731 328.

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Victorian Manor House with fascinating exhibits of a bygone age. Stable block and exhibition hall packed with agricultural, railway and industrial archaeology…

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Shibden Hall

Lister’s Road , Halifax, Yorkshire, HX3 6XG.
Tel: 01422 352 246.

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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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Shire Horse Farm & Carriage Museum

Lower Gryllis Farm, Treskillard, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 6LA.
Tel: 01209 713 606.

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English breeds of heavy horses, e.g. Shires, Clydesdales and Suffolk Punches. Large collection of horse-drawn private, commercial and agricultural vehicles,…

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Suffolk Punch Trust Museum

Woodbridge Walk, Hollesley, Suffolk, IP12 3JR.
Tel: 01394 411 327.

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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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Museum of English Rural Life

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

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The museum is now open after a £3m redevelopment project, which has radically transformed the public displays. The new museum aims to challenge perceptions…

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Waterperry Gardens Museum

Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxfordshire, OX33 1LA.
Tel: 01844 339 254.

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18th century granary building provides the perfect backdrop for the wide range of horticultural and agricultural tools, which give a flavour of life in…

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Laidhay Croft Museum

Inver, Dunbeath, Caithness, KW6 6EH.
Tel: 01593 731 270.

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

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Manor Farm & Country Park

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

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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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Irish Agricultural Museum

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

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Located in the restored farmyard at Johnstown Castle estate, the museum explores Irish country life from the 18th to mid 20th century and showcases 18…

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