Meet the animals

Meet the animals

In a typical season you may find Manx Loaghtan sheep, Tamworth pigs and traditional-breed chickens, including Light Sussex, Barnevelder, Orpingtons and Yorkshire Pheasant Fowls.

In the Foldyard, farm implements and machinery take you through the farming year and younger visitors can try out our ride-on tractors too.

In the summer, the Museum cornfield is in stunning bloom. You can discover the now-rare species that would have been taken for granted by the inhabitants of our cottages, including corn cockles, corn marigolds and large flowered hemp nettles.

An orchard stocked with heritage fruit varieties and a ‘Dig for Victory’ World War Two inspired allotment garden complete your visit.