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The Village, Church Farm

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Well worth a visit

Lots to see and do for all ages they are busy expanding the display to make it even better If your... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andy B
Just a general visit.

On a cold wet day, the welcoming was very warm, from all the volunteers. No entry charge, although... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ian g
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Skegness, United Kingdom
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Lincolnshire's only open air museum set in 3 archers of gardens & orchard a short distance from center of Skegness. We have the oldest residence in Skegness, a Mud & Stud Cottage, historic farm machinery, a Richard Hornsby Traction Engine in full...more
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Church Road South, Skegness PE25 2HF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots to see and do for all ages they are busy expanding the display to make it even better If your in the area call in you won't be disappointed

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

lt is interesting for what it is in an out of the way area of a seaside town but does not have enough to attract the average day tripper.Needs far mor hands on activities. Animals would help,it is too static and lacks atmosphere other than...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anthea B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a cold wet day, the welcoming was very warm, from all the volunteers. No entry charge, although a donation is heartily accepted. Various time retated displays, with sufficient exhibits to keep you interested. If you can be transported back to the 40's and 50's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ian g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I could heartily recomend The Village. We had a super warm welcome from the volunteers and from the roaring log fire in the cafe area. There is such a variety of things to see. Everything from a steam tractor to WW1 and WW2 memorabilia. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

Visited here with our grand sons in August. Although it advertises as being 'free' it expects you to contribute at least £5 per head. A lady is present when you come in to make sure you put your 'voluntary' contribution in a box. The whole...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We live locally and it has taken us over 2 years to visit this hidden gem This visitor attraction is funded by donations and no entrance fee is charged so give generously. It is run by volunteers and there are many. All friendly, informative, enthusiastic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place this is, so much to see and the staff are a delight. From the traction engine shed, the gardens and the indoor exhibits there is so much to see. Can't wait to visit again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John M
Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you, so happy you enjoyed visit. Our volunteers work hard to make it so.

Reviewed October 5, 2018

not to be missed we visit nearly every trip to Skegness the farm museum is a gem,my 7year old loves it and always wants to visit.the staff are so help full and friendly,my boy makes his way straight to the war displays the guy who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank russell l
Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you for a great review, Rodney is a mine of information. Will letg him know how much your 7yoenjoyed it.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Me and my 11 yr old son have been to The Village Church Farm twice now and find it very interesting museum. It has one of the oldest cottage in England that you can walk around, the old farmhouse has plenty of interesting items from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you for visiting and leaving a review. Means a great deal to volunteers.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Step back in time and visit the Village, Church Farm museum. There are lots of things to see and experience from the old farm house, set out like it would have been at the turn of the 19th Century to the old daube house. Fantastic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you for your visit and rwview. Means a great deal to our hard working volunteers to know it is appreciated.

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Sarah W
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Trevor M | Property representative |
Yes they are, we just ask for them to be kept on a lead ( we have chickens and rabbits) and they are walked before entry to keep site as clean as possible. We hope you will enjoy your visit.
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josie2015561
March 11, 2018|
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Response from 299trevorm | Property representative |
Sorry for delay. We are Lincolnshires only open air museum with many things to see. WWII exhibit, rare breed chickens, Steam Traction Engine, events, Tea Room, disabled friendly. Closed Thursday. Times 10-4.
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exercet
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Response from Ann G | Reviewed this property |
Yes this site is wheelchair friendly.
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