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Guided Tours - Coleshill Home Farm and Skills Centre

Thursdays and Saturdays, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm: discover the historic Coleshill Home Farm and learn more about the Heritage and Rural Skills Centre now housed here.

  • Booking advisable

Thursdays and Saturdays, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm: discover the historic Coleshill Home Farm and learn more about the Heritage and Rural Skills Centre now housed here.

Coleshill Home Farm was at the cutting edge of agricultural innovation in the 19th century. Take a guided tour of the historic farm buildings and discover how farming was streamlined in the Victorian era. The farm made use of all the latest innovations, including steam engines, tramways and new building techniques.

You'll learn about the people who have been involved with Coleshill Home Farm throughout its history. You'll also find out more about the latest chapter in its history, as the National Trust’s Heritage and Rural Skills Centre, where we sharing and developing heritage conservation skills.

Guided tours of the Coleshill Home Farm and Skills Centre take place on Thursdays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Tours last approximately 45 minutes to an hour.

Tickets cost £3 per adult and £1.50 per child (under 18). National Trust Members and under 5s free.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £3.00
Child £1.50
All Essential Companion£0.00

Event additional prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Essential Companion£0.00
National Trust Member£0.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Suitable for older, interested children

Meeting point

Meet at Visitor Reception in the main car park.

What to bring and wear

Comfortable clothes and sturdy footwear.

Accessibility

Accessible parking spaces marked in the car park. Toilets on site, including accessible toilet. Some uneven surfaces such as cobbles due to the historic nature of the buildings. Please contact us if you would like to have an informal chat about access before you book.

Contact info

Buscot & Coleshill Estate

Upcoming events

Event

Art Weeks at Coleshill 

As part of Artweeks a variety of craftspeople will be exhibiting at the Heritage and Rural Skills Centre, showcasing a range of traditional crafts.

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on
24 May to 27 May 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 3 other dates or times
Event

An Introduction to Pargeting 

8 June, 9am-5pm: a unique opportunity to learn the endangered craft of pargeting from one of the country’s highest regarded pargeters.

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on
8 Jun 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
Event

Open Day 

9 June, 14 July and 11 August: visit our exhibition and join guided tours of the Heritage and Rural Skills Centre as part of our Coleshill Village Open Days.

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on
9 Jun to 11 Aug 2024
at
14:00 to 17:00
+ 2 other dates or times
Event

2 Day Introduction to Letter Cutting in Stone 

15-16 June: explore the various processes of letter cutting in stone as you create your own small plaque in this weekend course.

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on
15 Jun 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00