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Rural Life Centre

Reeds Road, Farnham GU10 2DL, England
01252 795571
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Ranked #2 of 7 Attractions in Farnham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I really only went to see my old classroom from the 1970s which I understood had been moved there and only expected to spend about an hour in the museum but was very pleasantly surprised - I could have been there all day looking at it all. I loved that you could wander in and out of the buildings without... More

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London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
57 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I visited for the first time with my children (7 and 9). My first impression on entering was that this was a quirky and rambling place, full of all sorts of old items and buildings, fairly randomly arranged around the site. Indeed I had no idea that it was possible to have so many farming and household objects still in... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
39 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We visited last Saturday when the special 'weekend event' was old Tractors. All the owners want to tell you the special features of their machine. Its not usually very crowded and so we can relax in the sunshine. We always stop for a Latte and Bacon Bagette in the Restaurant. (You don't have to pay to go in to it... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Took 3 adults and 4 children, large car park, shade available for the car, it was fairly quiet for the school holidays, but that was a bonus as there was lots to see and no queues or concerns about the children running about. All found most exhibits interesting, nice that it was 'hands on' for the kids, they had a... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We went there on the Polish Day. Few adults and 6kids. I'm polish, so obviously loved the Polish food,and all the other traditional polish extras:-) Went to get drink from restaurant, and the woman working there was auful, mean and acctualy told customer to drink his milk shake from plastic cup, so she doesn't need to clean the glass. Also,... More

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west sussex
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
618 helpful votes 618 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Visited today with my husband and were pleasantly surprised to find there was an event on. A lovely outdoor museum with plenty of interesting exhibitions and lots of fun photo opportunities! We had a great time. Would recommend to all for a fun and informative afternoon out. Plenty of vintage ploughs to fawn over too, my husband couldn't believe his... More

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north camp farnborough
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

we got to the rural life centre at 10.00 when it opened . we went with our two grandchildren on a special event day expecting to pay more but we were pleasantly surprised to find the same admission prices , there was plenty to see and do for all ages and the on site blacksmith and wood turner took tmle... More

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visited today with the grandchildren. Lots to see and lots of space to run around. Some of the attractions only run on Sundays so weren't operating today - but that didn't matter, and was probably a bonus! No queueing or problems with the exhibits - we could look and talk about everything without interruption. The few other visitor we saw... More

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Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This was a wonderful day out, there is so much to see and it's run by a bunch of very happy and merry volunteers There's a little train and a brilliant cafe, the children can run around and can touch things, have a go on things and really see how war time people coped. They can dress up in the... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My parents and children had a wonderful day here today. All were entranced - children loved all the hands on activities and crafts, grandparents the reminiscing. Nice cafe and shelter if rains.

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