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Amazing for all ages.

We travelled as a couple for a day out.I have been here before but not for many years.I was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
annie55w
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Lovely spot where history is being recreated

There are currently about 30 buildings from the local area (Bucks, Herts) which have been saved... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Portland_Holiday
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Berkshire, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We travelled as a couple for a day out.I have been here before but not for many years.I was pleasantly surprised to see that the place is still going strong.Many lovely buildings that have been taken apart and reconstructed here.Lots to see and a beautiful...More

Thank annie55w
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are currently about 30 buildings from the local area (Bucks, Herts) which have been saved from demolition and re-erected in this pleasant rolling countryside - recreating a village green with "tin" church, halls etc. Nearby is a Nissan hut and also a prefab rescued...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Similar to St Fagans near Cardiff but smaller, historical buildings, nice walks, cafe, Worth a visit

Thank JM C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to spend a day out with the family. Nice little play area, cafe, animals to see and lots of buildings and open space to explore. It's a real hidden gem

Thank flozzymonster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though we were there when there were no special events, there was plenty to interest everyone. The children were fascinated by the blacksmith demonstration, the Iron Age hut and the old houses. They also enjoyed learning how to play with an old fashioned metal...More

1  Thank HMAAmersham_England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a gem this is, we only found out about it because it appeared briefly on an unrelated TV programme. We chose a weekend when there was an Elizabethan themed event on. This included medieval crafts, a mock medieval wedding with musicians playing ancient instruments...More

1  Thank alwaysexplorer
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Took 8-year-old stepson on Sunday to see the gladiators battle it out for 1.5 hours in the sun. We spent a few hours here and enjoyed the day, though wonder how entertain the lad would have been had it not been for the showmen and...More

1  Thank Jonathon79
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Went here as an adult group not really knowing what to expect but it was very interesting to see all the different types of buildings.

Thank DolphinBristol
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Lovely and peaceful day out in this open air musuem. Essentially a collection of old and historical British buildings rescued from demolition, rebuilt and preserved within a lovely woodland setting. Quite busy on a hot bank holiday monday, mostly young families but not overly packed....More

1  Thank Ricky38London
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

All adults but there wasn't an option! Thought this was amazingly fabulous for the Easter Sunday! There is so much to see an do from the live folk band and real life actors showing what it was like back then in the olden days. Food...More

3  Thank Sarah C
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mizg2001
19 April 2018|
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Response from ChilternOAM | Property representative |
Yes, there's plenty of space for picnicking.
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lucymagee
31 October 2017|
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Response from Bertie16 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I was only a visitor myself,contact Chiltern administration maybe the thing to do ,Regards Bertie.
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Laura P
30 May 2017|
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Response from ChilternOAM | Property representative |
Hi Laura Thanks for your enquiry. As a registered charity and independent museum which costs over £1000 to run each day and receives no regular external funding, I'm afraid that we are not able to offer free entry. Details... More
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