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The Village, Church Farm

Church Road South, Skegness PE25 2HF, England
+44 1754 766658
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Well worth a visit

We visited after seeing this on Most Haunted and what a little gem of a place this is. Reasonably... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kelly D
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Grantham, England, United Kingdom
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Lovely day out

This place is a fantastic place for children of all ages the animals are well looked after and it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
michael h
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“traction engine” (32 reviews)
“steam engine” (26 reviews)
“tea room” (27 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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"traction engine"
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"steam engine"
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"tea room"
in 27 reviews
"thatched cottage"
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"step back in time"
in 13 reviews
"run by volunteers"
in 18 reviews
"world war"
in 9 reviews
"small donation"
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"volunteer staff"
in 5 reviews
"friendly volunteers"
in 7 reviews
"lots of history"
in 5 reviews
"bygone days"
in 5 reviews
"interesting place"
in 11 reviews
"lovely place"
in 24 reviews
"home made cakes"
in 8 reviews
"few hours"
in 27 reviews
"lovely afternoon"
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is a fantastic place for children of all ages the animals are well looked after and it teaches children about animals and farm life should keep the kids happy for hours give it a visit it is well recommended

Thank michael h
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a lovely sunny Wednesday - the only people there! Interesting agricultural exhibits - enjoyed the farmhouse & the WW1 exhibits. My Mum- 81 nearly! Loved it. Tea room looks nice but we had just eaten! No cost - entry is by donation.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst on a walk round the central and northern parts of sunny Skegness, we happened upon the Village Church Farm which my colleague had located on a map in advance. We thought we would have a quick look at the agricultural exhibits before moving on,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been for overnight stay very welcoming and friendly staff enjoyed my stay sun was shining Quiet location 20 mins walk from Center Skegness

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful place to visit with so much history attached to it. The old buildings with their contents are a window on past times. The staff/volunteers are helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. There is a tea room where snacks and drinks are available at reasonable prices....More

Thank JohnMSpilsby
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Skegness for as long as i can remember but never knew about this farm museum. Its not a massive place but so very interesting and nostalgic you can go into the farmhouse which looks like time has stood still its...More

Thank Brenda S
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Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so glad you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Amounts to the hustle & bustle of this thriving East Coast Resort - well worth a trip if you want to go back in time & get an glimpse into Old Skegness.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Brilliant day even dog friendly. Friendly staff that know there stuff good clean cafe area couldn't wish for anything better

Thank Bradfoder
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Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you so much, glad to enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We read the reviews on TripAdvisor and decided to visit. What quaint amazing place the history of " How we used to live" is amazing. Wonderful staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Had a wonderful few hours. The fruit cake was wonderful. Lee & Jayne

Thank Jayne C
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Trevor M, Manager at The Village, Church Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your visit. Please tell your friends and call again. TM

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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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H9103AMsharonw
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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