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The Village, Church Farm

Church Road South, Skegness PE25 2HF, England
+44 1754 766658
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Went for a ghost hunt, enjoyed the museum while we were there

We actually travelled from the Midlands up to Skegness specifically to go to the museum as part of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cheriherbert
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Interesting day out

A unique place to visit, entry fee by donation as run by volunteers. There are static displays of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TJ567
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Derby, 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 working order and so much more. You can finish off your visit in our Tea Room, The Haven.
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“traction engine” (34 reviews)
“steam engine” (27 reviews)
“tea room” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Church Road South, Skegness PE25 2HF, England
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+44 1754 766658
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"thatched cottage"
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"step back in time"
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"run by volunteers"
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"world war"
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"small donation"
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"volunteer staff"
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"lots of history"
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"bygone days"
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"little gem"
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"interesting place"
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"lovely place"
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"home made cakes"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We actually travelled from the Midlands up to Skegness specifically to go to the museum as part of our Paranormal team. Upon arrival, the volunteers (important to note the museum is run by volunteers who give up their time and energy) were absolutely fantastic. They...More

1  Thank cheriherbert
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Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for leaving such a good review, we try our best to make visits enjoyable.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A unique place to visit, entry fee by donation as run by volunteers. There are static displays of historic farming equipment, steam engines being refurbished, various historic workshops and some chickens! There are also always various displays and events that vary week to week. During...More

Thank TJ567
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Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your visit. Look forward to welcoming you again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here whilst on holiday in Skegness. Very easy to find not very far from the town centre but tucked away in a peaceful oasis. On arrival we gave a £5.00 donation for two people and then had a coffee and a lovely meal in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely place! It's like nowhere else I've ever been. An outdoor museum, a working museum, full of volunteers who tend the garden, look after the buildings, maintain the tractors and farming equipment, make and serve tea and snacks in the NAAFI style tea...More

Thank Cragbag
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Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your visit and such a lovely review. The volunteers work so hard to make visits enjoyable and it is fantastic when they see reviews like this.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can’t really say a great deal about this place, other than, we went there today, only to find it closed. According to this page, they close on a Monday, but we arrived and the whole place was locked up. I phoned the number at...More

1  Thank Linda G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a great couple of hours there, plenty to see even on a rainy afternoon. The staff were really friendly and a nice tea room aswell

Thank David H
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Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, so glad to enjoyed your visit, our volunteers do a fantastic job and its great when they get praise.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Found this place when out walking, and wish we'd found it earlier. Entry is via donation, with lots to see and do for adults and grown ups. I particularly liked the Traction Engine and farm implements. Similar to my Grandads. The staff were very knowledgeable...More

1  Thank Bishy008
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Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Sitting in their (excellent) coffee shop writing this review. Just spent a couple of hours looking round. Don't come her if your expecting Alton Towers. If however, you want an interesting, peaceful, enjoyable and informative couple of hours wandering round in a beautiful courtyard area...More

1  Thank Chris&JennyK
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Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Our volunteers work hard to make it so. Thank you also for your generous donation.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We picked up a brochure, had looked on their website etc and both said it was free. Thought it would be a good stop for a cake or ice cream and to stretch our legs before going to the caravan. Turned up and the sign...More

2  Thank wooowee
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Trevor M, Volunteer at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

You arrived on an event day that the leaflet says will be charged as the organisers charge the village. I fail to see why you think a attraction should be free, we volunteers work extremely hard to maintain the site to a high standard. A...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We visited after seeing this on Most Haunted and what a little gem of a place this is. Reasonably priced as admission is by donation, something for everyone....including young ghost hunters !!! Do yourselves a big favour and visit this place when in Skeg ,...More

Thank Kelly D
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josie2015561
11 March 2018|
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Response from Trevor M | 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
5 September 2017|
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Response from jojo9090 | Reviewed this property |
The grounds are but house wouldn't be
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14 July 2017|
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Response from colin r | Reviewed this property |
Along with parking there is hook ups for overnight caravan use
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