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Butser Ancient Farm

Hampshire

Type:Farm

Chalton, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO8 0BG

Tel: 02392 598838

Butser Ancient Farm

About

Butser Ancient Farm, nestled within the Southdowns National Park, is a wonderful outdoor space showcasing Ancient Britain through experimental archaeology. You can visit Neolithic, Celtic and Roman buildings, see ancient breeds of animals and have a go at experimental archaeology.

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 join us 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.

We also host a variety of adult workshops teaching traditional skills.

We now have a mobility scooter on site.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£8.00 per ticket
Child£4.00 per ticket
Concession£7.00 per ticket
Family£20.00 per ticket
Family Annual Pass£45.00 per ticket
Groups£7.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Catering

  • 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

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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.

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

2018 (25 Mar 2018 - 30 Sept 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
2017 (1 Oct 2018 - 25 Mar 2019)
DayTimes

* Last entry 4pm High Season and 3pm Low Season
Open Easter weekend 2016 10:00 - 17:00

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

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