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Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

#6 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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Very good for young families

The farm is a very good visit for both adults and children. It has a variety of exhibits plus many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
patrick_huggett
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Camberley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fun for kids and adults alike

We visited Acton Scot working farm today. It's a well organised attraction with plenty to do and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wasaloadie
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Telford, 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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“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 via mobile

The farm is a very good visit for both adults and children. It has a variety of exhibits plus many practical demonstrations of farming techniques from Victorian times. There a plenty of animals to keep the young children interested with the opportunity to feed the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Acton Scot working farm today. It's a well organised attraction with plenty to do and see. Lots of animals for the children, Cow, pigs, goats, hens, horses, ducks. At this time of the year, most of them have young too, there's even a...More

1  Thank wasaloadie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having travelled over 70 miles to visit Acton Scott today, I was very disappointed to find that on arrival there was nowhere to park my car. The parking area was totally inadequate and chaotic with no staff to direct or assist visitors. I would advise...More

Thank Graham681
Sarah G, Manager at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Unfortunately you came on the only day we have opened for free for a few years. We were overwhelmed by the response and borrowed 2 fields from our neighbors. In 3 years I have never known our carpark to be full! Many apologies!

Reviewed 11 June 2017

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

2  Thank MelvinNewportGwent
Sarah G, Manager at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

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

Reviewed 3 June 2017

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 29 May 2017 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 26 May 2017 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 21 May 2017

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 19 May 2017

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
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