Little Woodham Living History Village
Average time spent – 4-5 hours.
Things to do at Little Woodham Living History Village review
Little Woodham is near Fareham in Hampshire. It’s a little 17th-century village that’s surrounded by woodland. Visiting this village allows you to step back in time and explore what a real 17th-century village would have looked like.
You get to meet a seamstress who is mending clothes, the blacksmith who is working in a real smith making horseshoes, or the weavers who are busy making beautiful clothes. Ask them questions as they are always happy to invite you in their homes and talk you through their daily lives.
It’s a bit random to get to but worth the long drive around the new housing estate and down a small stone road. I’d recommend good walking shoes as the village is set in woodland and while the paths are laid out, they can be uneven.
The village itself is amazing and the kids loved exploring how generations lived. The actors are lovely and all stay in character, including the children who run around, dressed up too! They show you how they grow their own food and make their own clothes.
There is a small charge to enter the village but they take cards. Follow the signposts into the woods and you’ll quickly see the houses on top of the hills and beyond.
Covid 19: Due to current restrictions not everything will be open, or it may be open differently to normal, at the attraction that you are visiting. Please consult their social media accounts, give them a call or visit their website if you can’t find the information you are looking for.
Important Information Little Woodham Living History Village
Eating – They don’t have a tea room but do have loads of picnic benches by the entrance plus a small snack shop. We took a blanket and walked further into the woods so the kids could climb the trees and eat as and when.
Facilities in brief – Living history museum with reenactors. Parking is free. They have toilets right near the car park but that is the only set.
Dog Friendly? Dogs are allowed but must be on a lead at all times.
Entry price – *Cheap
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Cheap. Adults are £5.00 and children £4.00, under 3’s are free. It is free to park.
Opening: Currently closed due to Covid but hoping to reopen in 2021. For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.
Dog friendly? Dogs are welcome on a lead.
Address: Grange Farm House, Howe Rd, Gosport PO13 8AB, Hampshire, England. Phone: 023 8064 4691
Guest post – With thanks to Laura from Things to do in Hampshire with kids
Category – Living history village – Indoors and Outdoors – Suitable for all ages.
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