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Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

#5 of 27 things to do in Ludlow Features Animals
Wenlock Lodge, Acton Scott | Church Stretton, Ludlow SY6 6QN, England
+44 1694 781307
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Day out for all ages.

My wife and i were in Ludlow for the weekend so we decided to visit the farm even though a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MelvinNewportGwent
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Newport Gwent
Family rated this brilliant

We had grandchildren 6,4,3, q1 They found the place perfect and some went back a couple of days... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard C
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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A popular working farm and museum that features practical demonstrations of historic farming methods using traditional skills and period horse-drawn machines.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“shire horses” (31 reviews)
“old school” (19 reviews)
“butter making” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Wenlock Lodge, Acton Scott | Church Stretton, Ludlow SY6 6QN, England
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+44 1694 781307
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i were in Ludlow for the weekend so we decided to visit the farm even though a lot of people seemed to think it`s mainly for children. Well we are 61 and 58 and had a cracking day out there. Firstly, the...More

1  Thank MelvinNewportGwent
Sarah G, Manager at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the review we do aim to please all ages :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had grandchildren 6,4,3, q1 They found the place perfect and some went back a couple of days later. Staff so helpful with showing children how farming was and handling animals. Great day out and thank you to the county council for maintaining it. Staff...More

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day with my 2 x 3year olds. The farm is run as a historic farm and everything feels authentic and not faulse. Staff are brilliant very friendly and talkative whilst they carry on their work be it making butter or ploughing the...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really lovely day on this Victorian farm. Staff were great and animals likewise. We bottle fed lambs, helped to make a cart wheel, watched the blacksmith and Joe the horse doing a bit of field work and learnt about lace. Not to...More

Thank Fionafrancis79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walk through a bygone age, when life was slower, when manpower was the order of the day and a honest days work was the yardstick off prosperity. See the workhorses using horse power to till and harvest the land, the unique relationship between man and...More

1  Thank Ranallgar
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely day here with my great niece, loved the lambs, and piglets especially enjoyed looking for fairy doors, commented that she hadn't seen any though!! More fairies please!!

1  Thank Martine B
Sarah G, Manager at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

4 more fairies coming soon!

Reviewed 14 May 2017

My partner did a blacksmiths course and it was very good. He really enjoyed the course and I had a great day at the farm. Staff very friendly and cafe good.

1  Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A good day out for all age groups. Plenty to do and see for all age groups Passionate and enthusiastic staff full of knowledge Mike the farm bailiff gave a fascinating tour of the facility A must for children with lots of livestock to see...More

1  Thank Roger B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a must for young and old alike. I went with a 2 and 4 year old and it was absolutely perfect! They bottle fed lambs, held chicks and ducklings and even sat on Charlie the wonderful Shire Horse. The staff could not have...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We went to Acton Scott yesterday and despite the weather had a fantastic time! Family of 6 aged between 3 and 82 and we all enjoyed it. The staff are lovely and really informative and the (baby) animals are simply gorgeous. We arrived late but...More

Thank MrsDVT
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