Richard Jefferies Museum 2024

The museum is in a 17th century thatched cottage bought by the Jefferies family in 1800, a later 19th century three-storied farmhouse, plus outbuildings, gardens, a copse, orchard and vegetable gardens. Inside, there is an extensive collection of items relating to Richard Jefferies, such as first editions of many of his writings, photographs, paintings and memorabilia.


Operator: Richard Jefferies Museum Trust

Address: Marlborough Road Coate Water Swindon Wiltshire SN3 6AA

  • Telephone: 01793 979 224
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

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Open Days & Times

Tue, Thu 1030-1230. 2nd Wed in month 1000-1600. Sun May-Sep 1300-1700. Visit website for more details.


  • By Bus: various
  • By Rail: Swindon / 4 miles


  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

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