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Rural Life Centre

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So much to see

The Rural Life Centre is a treasure of local history and beyond, you cannot see it all in one day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Farnham, United Kingdom
Something special about this place

Our first time visiting this place and we will be back for more. We attended the yearly vintage... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Guildford, United Kingdom
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“old school”(9 reviews)
“cafe serves”(4 reviews)
The Rural Life Centre is an accredited open-air museum and visitor attraction which collects and preserves objects associated with farming and goods used by local craftsmen circa 1750-1960. Many aspects of village and rural life are displayed...more
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Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham GU10 2DL, England
+44 1252 795571
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rural Life Centre is a treasure of local history and beyond, you cannot see it all in one day. The exhibits are fascinating, with old shop fronts, vintage machinery, to name but a few and volunteers demonstrating rural crafts. There are things to interest...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Our first time visiting this place and we will be back for more. We attended the yearly vintage, retro fair last weekend and loved everything. Great atmosphere. Everyone dressed in 1940's 50's 60's outfits music of the era everywhere all day. Wonderful stalls and happy...More

Thank ballroom04
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Straight away after the first visit got ourselves an annual membership. wonderful day out with kids but still plenty to see and do for grownups. so many things things thought trough so well! vintage festival was great, looking forward spending many more weekends there!

Thank Maya S
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I had a fntastic time. There was a great atmosphere. Very friendly staff, both paid and volunteers alike.

Thank Explorer789072
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Been meaning to go hear for a long time what a gem of a place you can go inside the buildings see people working as thay did in the old day for entertainment even has a ride on 🚂 and a caffeine breakfast / lunch...More

1  Thank mclaren33
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Spent a most enjoyable few hours here with friends. The buildings which have been rescued and sited here, are all in original style settings. The Schoolroom is perfect with desks, blackboard + chalk etc., as is the Cricket Pavilion, Eashing Chapel and many more. Nice...More

Thank Wanderer1370
Reviewed 19 August 2018

One of the most relaxing places to go if you have children take them they will love it take the dog take a picnic love it interesting

Thank Siobhan C
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Went with friends on a Sunday and found this to be a fascinating place full of history that you had forgotten about. You can see everything in a couple of hours. The old school and chemist shop are interesting but the prefab really does remind...More

Thank juliejazzyj
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Had a lovely morning at the Rural Life Centre (3 generations went).It was interesting for all of us and brought back a lot of memories for us oldies. Did our grandson good to see what being brought up on a farm 70 odd years ago...More

Thank rosalynl611
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I visited the RLC recently with my partner and his aunt while visiting Farnham. As a History teacher, I was especially interested in visiting the centre, but we all had a great time! The centre is amazing value at £10, considering how much time we...More

Thank Lei R
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9 July 2017|
Response from Fabiano V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry wheelchair can't fit in the carriage (see one of photo train carriage), but you can get off the wheelchair and fold it put in one of wagon.