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Rural Life Centre

Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham GU10 2DL, England
+44 1252 795571
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A great nostalgic day out

Wonderful for us grandparents and beginning to get better for the grandchildren, although a bit to... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2017
Fleet, United Kingdom
Great exhibits, well laid out, relaxed style

Great exhibits, well laid out, relaxed style. A wide range of buildings, objects, animals... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2017
Ascot, United Kingdom
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The Rural Life Centre is an accredited open-air museum and visitor attraction which collects and preserves objects associated with farming and goods used by local craftsmen circa 1750-1960. Many aspects of village and rural life are displayed recalling a way of life once common to the local people. The museum is distributed over ten acres of field, woodland and barns. The extensive programme of events offers the perfect way to experience the museum as volunteers set about to bring the museum alive by educating and entertaining visitors with crafts, demonstrations and hands-on activities.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham GU10 2DL, England
+44 1252 795571
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

Wonderful for us grandparents and beginning to get better for the grandchildren, although a bit to do yet. A whole series of great displays with an absolutely amazing quantity and quality of individual exhibits. The shops, cycle and rural scenes provided a really wonderful memory...More

Thank thornt1
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Great exhibits, well laid out, relaxed style. A wide range of buildings, objects, animals, matters of interest. Worth a visit. Lovely staff!

Thank jamesthefirstand6
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Really good attraction of bygone architecture in a lovely setting near the village of tilford. plenty of parking with Lots to see. Great for photos and filming.

1  Thank MarkMahoney
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Visited on a weekday when it was fairly quiet. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. We started in the Café with sandwiches which were freshly made and well filled. The prices are most reasonable. We then strolled around the exhibits at our own pace. Being...More

Thank tom w
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

I went to the rural life cafe with my friend for the vintage bus fayre I was unaware there is a cafe there but so glad there was the food was delightful and although extremely busy I was served quickly and efficiently by a really...More

1  Thank andrews1979
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Our girls stayed here with their guide unit for this weekend camping in 1940s tents. When we picked them up on Sunday we went early. They had a fab time taking part in all sorts of things. Everybody is dressed 1940s style which adds to...More

Thank Fatfeet13
Reviewed May 11, 2017

A vast sprawling museum of rural life. Many interesting artifacts and the venue for the annual Weyfest music festival which is held withinn the musuem grounds giving it such a uniq feel.

Thank gazzamuppet
Reviewed May 10, 2017

My wifes uncles cycle shop was recently resited to the centre and we went to the opening. Great team of volunteers who put in a lot of their time to make this place an enjoyable visit. There are all sorts of displays of time gone...More

Thank David F
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Took a friend (who is in to museums, National Trust etc) to the Rural Life Centre a few miles outside Farnham and we spent a great, totally relaxed afternoon exploring some of what this unusual centre has to offer. On a fine day this attraction...More

Thank PeterCowen
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Visited this place with my kids over Easter. Was very disappointed as overpriced and feeling very tired. Grandparents may find it a trip down memory lane but if you have young children then it may get rather tedious once you have been on the train...More

1  Thank pdainvest
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July 9, 2017|
Response from Fabiano V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry wheelchair can't fit in the carriage (see one of photo train carriage), but you can get off the wheelchair and fold it put in one of wagon.