We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The birthplace of nature writer Richard Jefferies is well worth a visit, particularly as it is constantly evolving with a loyal team of volunteers. The house is charming, and the original cottage, in which Jefferies' grandfather baked the bread to serve the Swindon community, is...More
Every Tuesday and Thursdays they run
a Nature tots event. Children can join in the crafts. Play with the toys etc or enjoy the surroundings. There's trees to climb,
a boat (static) for the children to play in.
I cannot recommend this enough. By the...More
I called into the Museum to see for myself after reading about it on TA ,the house is over three floors (no lift ) most of it is left to how it was when Richard Jefferies lived here. There are chickens and a garden area...More
A popular place to go during school holidays, when many craft activities are organised in a rural setting.
Lovely garden & woodland area with rope swings & climbing logs surround museum.
Refreshments available - can recommend the home made cakes!
Arrived to a charming if achingly right-on free Sunday folk performance in the garden. Much to enjoy discovering Richard Jefferies' writings and how he developed his interest in the natural world fro, childhood in this lovely corner now surrounded by suburbia. Some well written. clear...More
After years of living in Swindon, and being keen walkers, we thought it was high time we visited the former home of Swindon's foremost author. For those who have never heard of him, Richard Jefferies was one an author who specialised in writing about English...More
The Richard Jefferies Museum used to be described as "Swindon's best kept secret". Thankfully, due to a hard working band of volunteers, it's becoming more widely known and should be visited. Even if you're not interested in the wonderful wildlife writings and philosophy of Richard...More