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Description

A heritage attraction that includes reconstructions of a rural life from 1800s onwards.

Its centrepiece is the 14th century Abbey Barn while a farmhouse and former farm buildings are homes to a series of galleries. The site also features a farmyard and orchard.

Location information

Type of Location

Historic
Rural

Address details

Property address Somerset Rural Life Museum Abbey Farm Chilkwell St Glastonbury BA6 8DB
County Somerset
What Three Words pretty.needed.chill
Approx travel time from Bristol 1 hour
Approx travel time from London 2 hours 50 minutes

Property details

Property status Operational
Access The entrance to the Museum is on Bere Lane, near to the roundabout adjoining Chilkwell Street. Rough gravel track leads to site approx. one vehicle width.
Access restrictions Used as a museum Tuesday to Saturday – 1 November to Easter and Tuesday to Sunday – Easter to 31 October.
Noise Traffic noise
Parking On site parking for 40 cars.
Parking detail Parking is on site and open to museum visitors.

Representative and contact details

Representative Beth Jerret, South West Heritage Trust
Representative type Tenant (of Somerset Council)
Phone 01458 831197 / 01823 278805
Email SRLM@swheritage.org.uk
Website http://www.srlm.org.uk/

Film location

Address Somerset Rural Life Museum Abbey Farm Chilkwell St Glastonbury BA6 8DB