Historic hay wagon in barn

Acton Scott Working Farm Museum


A fascinating insight into rural life at the turn of the 19th century. There are daily demonstrations of period skills showing how life might have been.

Visit the Farm website

What makes it special

  • Experience how the Victorians farmed
  • See some amazing farming technology from the 18th & 19th Century

Opening Times

April to start November
Saturday to Wednesday - 10:00 to 16:30
Thursday and Friday - closed (except Good Friday)


Adult (18+) - £9.00 (season ticket £20.00)
Senior Citizen - £8.00 (season ticket £17.000
Child (3-17) - £5.00 (season ticket £12.00)
Child (0-2) - free

Family Ticket
(2 adults & up to 3 children) - £25.00 (season ticket £50.00)

Hostels nearby

YHA Bridges exterior

YHA Bridges

Meeting rooms
Free parking on premises
YHA Clun Mill exterior

YHA Clun Mill

Free parking on premises
Contactless payments

Acton Scott Working Farm Museum

Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6QN

Map references

OS Map: 137

OS Grid Ref: SO457898

Lat/Lng: 52.50406, -2.800596

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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