Butser Ancient Farm



Chalton, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO8 0BG

Tel: 02392 598838

Butser Ancient Farm


Butser Ancient Farm, nestled within the South Downs National Park, is a wonderful outdoor space showcasing Ancient Britain through experimental archaeology. You can visit Stone Age, Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon reconstructed buildings, see ancient breeds of animals and have a go at ancient skills.

Enjoy a drink on the veranda of the eco visitor centre or bring a picnic to share in the tranquil setting of times gone by. Why not step back in time to celebrate one of the ancient festivals such as Beltain (the burning of the wickerman), Samhain (ancient Halloween) or the Tales of Winter Magic? There is something for all the family to enjoy, be it for a regular visit or a special event.

Butser Ancient Farm also hosts a variety of adult workshops teaching traditional skills surrounded by 5000 years of human history.

The site is fully wheelchair accessible and welcomes dogs on leads.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£9.00 per ticket
Child£4.00 per ticket
Concession£8.00 per ticket
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children)£24.00 per ticket
Family Annual Pass (2 Adult & 2 Childred)£55.00 per ticket
Family Annual Pass (2 Adult + 4 Children)£70.00 per ticket
Groups£7.00 per ticket
Under Three's freeFree

*Includes seniors, students and disabled visitors. Disabled visitors are also entitled to free entry for one carer.

We welcome schools, groups and lecture tours all year by arrangement.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis and for special events, please check the Butser website for up to date pricing and information.



  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Hot and cold drinks, ice creams and fudge.
  • Picnic Site - Tables and benches around the site. Please take your rubbish home with you.

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Large on site free car park

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside - Rural setting within Southdowns national park


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take A3 between Petersfield and Portsmouth, come off at the Clanfield exit. Follow brown sings towards Chalton. Half way down the hill turn right into the farm drive.

Public Transport Directions

5 miles from the train (Petersfield or Havant), 1 mile from bus stop (Hampshire Hog at Clanfield), 10 min walk down a hill (road with no footpath). Number 37 bus from Petersfield to Clanfield.


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2019 Tourism South East Member 2019 2019

Opening Times

2021 Summer (1 Apr 2021 - 30 Sept 2021)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
2019 Winter (1 Oct 2021 - 31 Mar 2022)
Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00*
Saturday - SundayClosed*

* Last entry 4pm High Season and 3pm Low Season

Dates and times may be subject to change and may vary for special events. Please check the Butser Website before visiting.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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