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Rural Life Centre, Farnham

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One of the biggest private collections of village and rural life The Rural Life Centre is a country life museum, assembled by the late Mr & Mrs Henry Jackson and now run by a charitable trust. It is pleasantly distributed over ten acres of field, woodland and barns, and comprises a large number of implements and devices marking over 150 years of farming. Many aspects of village and rural life are also displayed in realistic individual settings. There is so much to explore!
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  • 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 quickl...  more »
  • 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 i...  more »
  • 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.  more »
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  • Great place to visit.... Very interesting.. Lovely staff... Lovely lunch
  • Fascinating. Educational Wide range of exhibits Good facilities Operated by Enthusiasts and volunteers
  • Great museum, with some unique attractions. Also the location for the annual Weyfest festival, an amazing weekend!
  • Took a group of kids for a really lovely day out
  • Loved it, went with my disabled husband in a wheelchair, my son, daughter-in-law grandchildren 5 and 9 years and 2 dogs, very friendly and accommodating staff, a trail for the children to look for things and write it down, lots of things for the children to do, toys old and new, play area, definitely worth another visit

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