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Rural Life Centre

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Address: Reeds Road, Farnham GU10 2DL, England
Phone Number: 01252 795571
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We have visited this Center on several occasions, a vey interesting collections of many aspects of rural life. Although not strictly rural the Prefab from the 1940 / 50's era is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have visited this Center on several occasions, a vey interesting collections of many aspects of rural life. Although not strictly rural the Prefab from the 1940 / 50's era is always a fascinating example of life and accommodation from those days and quite unique for it's innovative idea in housing or those days. My only of plaint is that... More 

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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We come here for weyfest music festival, it's an amazing place in the woods and has old fashioned displays of houses and work life.

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Thank SarahRobinson1973
Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were invited here for a child's birthday party. The park is massive and we took the train around the back of the rural life centre and then walked and viewed all the sights. This is a brilliant place and certainly worth a visit. Great day out.

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Thank Travellerclass
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day out. We have been many times so took the grandkids and they loved it. I was surprised that they seemed to get as much fun out of watching the wood sawing demo as playing in the play area. Will definitely take them back. Only downside is restaurant cannot cope with a busy day.Food runs out quickly.

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Thank Tony H
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

For us four adults and two children, aged 2 and 4, the Santa Special event was just great and a real tribute to the people who make it all happen and who deal with all kinds of maybe small but unforeseen events with apparent ease ensuring a happy time for all the visitors. There was a shepherd to explain to... More 

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Thank Gwyneth R
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

My father has spoken highly of this centre and so being Land Rover owners and attending 'Land Rover day' within the grounds a couple of weeks ago, we had a great day out. All of the buildings and items within were of interest and throughly recommend the secondhand bookshop. Nice coffee in the cafe although one member of staff at... More 

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Thank R C
Bordon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We visited the rural Life Centre as its local. Parking was free and there's loads to see and do. The on site cafe is recommended. The site is spread out over a large area and the exhibits are varied. This is not a state of the art modern exhibition, its basic, charming and old world. All of this makes it... More 

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Thank M-OneSeven
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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Life for Surrey residents, a few centuries ago, meant being more or less self sufficient and providing many of the things we today take for granted by yourself. Crafts and lost arts are well represented. The history of farming and rural life in Surrey is fascinating and this museum brings it to life vividly. Very educational for kids, but those... More 

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Thank Michael T
Reigate, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We had a great time at the Rural Life Centre in August. The weather wasn't great but my children had a lovely time and really engaged with the activities on offer. Although it looks small and low key from the outside it's really worth a visit. It's easy to navigate but the facilities are good and the staff are very... More 

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Godalming
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98 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

A lovely place to visit as a family with lots of interesting things to see taking you back in history.

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