Victorian Countryside Life

Our Victorian cottage, period washhouse and traditional school room provide the perfect backdrop for a day in the life of a Victorian child. Choose three from these Museum-led activities.

Household Chores

Beating, dusting and polishing are in order as you fulfil thetasks expected of every child in the family home.


Roll up those sleeves and get scrubbing, starching, possing, and wringing as we bring the wash house to life.

Schoolroom Experience

With the opportunity to experience the chalk dusted lessons of Victorian England, and a traditional playtime this activity highlights the bittersweet childhoods of this iconic period.

Butter Making – NEW

Discover the process of churning as you make your own butter and learn the ingenious ways the Victorians simplified this ancient technique.

£6.50 per child (plus VAT)

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