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Butser Ancient Farm

Chalton Lane, Chalton PO8 0BG, England
+44 23 9259 8838
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Simply excellent

Last minute decision to visit. Very friendly and helpful staff who clearly take pride in what they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mel A
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Havant, United Kingdom
Don't wear your best clothes

If your children want to learn about the Celts then Butser Farm is the place to go! You will do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The W
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“roman villa” (13 reviews)
“iron age” (22 reviews)
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Chalton Lane, Chalton PO8 0BG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last minute decision to visit. Very friendly and helpful staff who clearly take pride in what they do. Interesting site, all be it small in size. The houses are in 4 categories - Neolithic, Iron age, Roman and Saxon. Visited in spring and enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your children want to learn about the Celts then Butser Farm is the place to go! You will do lots of activities about the Celts. Warning, you will not want to wear your best clothes and shoes because you will get all mucky. Firstly...More

Thank The W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Turned up and they were potentially going to not open as slightly out of season.. but when found out my friend was from Spain let us in. Let us in and showed us round. Then ended up chatting to volunteers for ages and they were...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This is my third visit to Butser and now has an updated reception and gift shop. Butser is a great place to visit if you have any interest in our history. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Latest addition is the Saxon house.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband loved this place so much when we first visited from Australia, we decided to have our handfasting ceremony here. The staff are extremely helpful and knowledgeable, and are full of fascinating facts. The place itself has a powerful atmosphere of yore,...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I visited Butser Farm today as a parent helper for my child’s school trip and I thought it was absolutely brilliant! The activities were so well explained and engaging, the children really enjoyed it and we all discovered so much! Today they learnt how to...More

Thank Sanders7
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Fed up with trying to coax my 7 year old into doing her school homework about the Celts, I found out about Butser Ancient Farm from an internet search and, together with my 5 year old, we visited in the hope of inspiring her. I'm...More

Thank Catherine C
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Staff were very helpful and informative but unfortunately the day we went there were so many school children it was hard to enjoy anything. Nearly every exhibit had school bags inside and children so it was hard to actually go in anywhere to look without...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

What a wonderful find. This place is more than interesting, it is unique! Decades of effort and dedication, right here for all to enjoy. Many thanks Butser, I only wish I lived nearby and could join in...

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Such a shame as this could be so much better with some very simple improvements. The farm lacks some very basic things but it could be so much better with them. There is nowhere you can buy a basic lunch-Not even a sandwich!! Sandwiches for...More

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Management response:Responded 29 August 2017

Hi Steven008, Thanks very much for visiting and for your comments. We are always looking to improve our site for visitors, so feedback is very welcome. With regard to our bins, as we are an independent site without any external funding, we are responsible for...More

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