Friday, 20 November 2015

One large list of rural museums now up and running

From Aberdeenshire to the Yorkshire Museum of Farming there is now - thanks to the British Agricultural History Society (BAHS) - one list of over 100 rural museums and other fascinating places of interest to visit in Britain and Ireland. Finding the locations is also made easy due to an online  interactive map.

Amongst the places listed is Argyll's Auchindrain Highland Farm Township, open from April to October, and a great example of a small farming settlement that was very important within Scotland's history. 

Cider drinkers can visit Hereford’s Cider Museum and listen to oral history recordings. On 17 and 18 October there is a festival with Morris Dancing, blacksmith demonstrations, children's activities and tutored cider tastings and samplings.

Swath Heritage Museum is a fully restored 17th century Welsh thatched roof cottage located on the beautiful north west Wales coast of Anglesey.

County Mayo's Belcarra Eviction Cottage has been restored to how it was before a family of nine were evicted on Saturday 2 October 1886. 

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