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Butser Ancient Farm

Chalton Lane, Chalton PO8 0BG, England
+44 23 9259 8838
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This is my third visit to Butser and now has an updated reception and gift shop. Butser is a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KevinStewart22
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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Magical!

Myself and my husband loved this place so much when we first visited from Australia, we decided to... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Sazzlington
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“roman villa” (13 reviews)
“iron age” (21 reviews)
“stone age” (6 reviews)
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Chalton Lane, Chalton PO8 0BG, England
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+44 23 9259 8838
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"roman villa"
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"iron age"
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"stone age"
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"school trip"
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"staff are extremely helpful"
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"farm today"
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"kids interested"
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"school parties"
in 3 reviews
"anglo saxon"
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"his knowledge"
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"crisps"
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"fantastic place to visit"
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"explained everything"
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"bank holiday"
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"all ages"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my third visit to Butser and now has an updated reception and gift shop. Butser is a great place to visit if you have any interest in our history. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Latest addition is the Saxon house.

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband loved this place so much when we first visited from Australia, we decided to have our handfasting ceremony here. The staff are extremely helpful and knowledgeable, and are full of fascinating facts. The place itself has a powerful atmosphere of yore,...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I visited Butser Farm today as a parent helper for my child’s school trip and I thought it was absolutely brilliant! The activities were so well explained and engaging, the children really enjoyed it and we all discovered so much! Today they learnt how to...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Fed up with trying to coax my 7 year old into doing her school homework about the Celts, I found out about Butser Ancient Farm from an internet search and, together with my 5 year old, we visited in the hope of inspiring her. I'm...More

Thank Catherine C
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Staff were very helpful and informative but unfortunately the day we went there were so many school children it was hard to enjoy anything. Nearly every exhibit had school bags inside and children so it was hard to actually go in anywhere to look without...More

Thank 1946Brenda
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

What a wonderful find. This place is more than interesting, it is unique! Decades of effort and dedication, right here for all to enjoy. Many thanks Butser, I only wish I lived nearby and could join in...

Thank alex k
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Such a shame as this could be so much better with some very simple improvements. The farm lacks some very basic things but it could be so much better with them. There is nowhere you can buy a basic lunch-Not even a sandwich!! Sandwiches for...More

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Management response:Responded 29 August 2017

Hi Steven008, Thanks very much for visiting and for your comments. We are always looking to improve our site for visitors, so feedback is very welcome. With regard to our bins, as we are an independent site without any external funding, we are responsible for...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Easily located via brown signs off southbound A3, 5 miles south of Petersfield. Always friendly welcome, reconstruction of stone and iron age buildings and Roman villa. Ancient breed sheep, goats and pigs. Bags of suitable feed for animals available, kids love to feed the always...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on a bit of a drizzly Monday Initially Good impression friendly welcome. I had brought my granddaughter who is seven. There seemed to be very little staff only one friendly guy wandering around. We visited all the exhibits and carried out the quiz. There...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this attraction whilst staying locally. It looked really good online but wasn't as good as we hoped. The roman villa was closed as was the archeological dig bits which was a shame. There is also not a great deal of written information for visitors...More

Thank chris c
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