Shropshire Council

Booking information

To make a booking or for further information:

  • By telephone: 01694 781307
  • By email:
  • By post: Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Wenlock Lodge, Acton Scott, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6QN

If you're considering staying overnight or attending the course as part of a longer break, a range of local accommodation is available, including farm bed and breakfast, hotels and guest houses.

For details please call Church Stretton Visitor Information Centre on 01694 722535 or visit the town’s website. A range of holiday cottages are also available on the Acton Scott Estate. For further information, visit the Estate's website.

Terms and conditions of booking

Changes to published course information

Details of courses are correct at the time of publication, but we reserve the right to make any necessary changes to the programme. Students will be notified in advance of any changes, wherever possible.

Payment for courses

Course places must be paid for at the time of booking. Your place is not secure until paid for in full. If you have to cancel your booking, please inform Acton Scott Historic Working Farm as soon as possible by telephone and confirm in writing or by email. If you cancel your booking more than four weeks before the course start date, 90% of the course fee will be refunded (10% of the course fee will be reserved to cover administrative costs). You may use your fee towards an alternative course. If you cancel your booking less than four weeks before the course start date, fees paid will not be refunded unless the course was full and your place can be re-sold.


Acton Scott Historic Working Farm is an outdoor site. Most areas are wheelchair accessible, but please be aware that the farm yard is cobbled and the ground often uneven. If you have any access concerns, please contact us. When booking please advise us of any medical conditions or special requirements.

Equipment and materials

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for your course and bring a waterproof jacket. Steel-capped boots are required for the heavy horse courses. We'll inform you well in advance if you're required to bring any additional equipment or special clothing. All materials are included, though you're very welcome to bring your own choice of fabrics to our textile courses.