Shropshire Council

Planning a visit

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm is open from Saturday 8 April to Sunday 29 October 2017, 10am to 4.30pm.

Our opening pattern is as follows:

During the 2017 season we're open from to the public from Saturday to Wednesday inclusive; these are our 'green days'.

Extra open day - Good Friday 14 April.

Thursday and Friday throughout the year are our 'blue days', only available for coach parties and school groups with sessions and teacher-led activities.








Open to all, discounts available to booked groups of 20+

Booked schools and coach parties only


Acton Scott Historic Working Farm is signposted off the A49 at Marshbrook, three miles south of Church Stretton. For satnav users, our postcode is SY6 6QN.

2017 admission prices

Our 2017 price guide includes admission prices and charges for room hire and guided tours.


  • museum shop
  • large car park
  • bike racks (located in the car park)
  • undercover, animal-free picnic area
  • our wonderful School House Café serving freshly cooked food to order


  • the farm is mainly wheelchair and pushchair accessible
  • disabled parking is available close to the admissions point
  • disabled toilets and baby-change facilities are available at the admissions point and the School House Cafe. A further disabled toilet (accessed using a Radar key) is situated close to the farmyard
  • guide and helping dogs only can be accommodated beyond the car park
  • we have six wheelchairs which can be borrowed from the admissions point, and a Tramper motorised wheelchair which can be booked in advance
  • the majority of our paths are wheelchair, motorised scooter and buggy friendly. The farmyard has a cobbled surface which may present difficulties to some of our visitors
  • the waymarked walks leading from the farm are managed by our Countryside Access Team. For further information on these walks and open access land please refer to the Outdoor Recreation Service pages
  • a small number of exhibition and display areas are not wheelchair or buggy accessible due to the nature of the original buildings

Further information

  • please bring sturdy footwear and waterproofs
  • this is a working farm so take care around the animals. Please don't feed them
  • there are a number of vehicles and pieces of agricultural machinery on show around the farm. We invite you to look at and enjoy them but ask that you don't climb on them
  • no commercial photography or video recording without prior permission
  • coaches by prior appointment only
  • smoking is not permitted beyond the car park
  • dogs - unfortunately we cannot allow dogs on to site, even on a lead unless they are assistance dogs. A dog crèche is being considered as an enhancement in the future.