The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne
The Canal Museum is a treasure trove of stories, films, collections and displays all about our waterways which was found in the heart of the beautiful village of Stoke Bruerne on the Grand Union Canal. With a wide range of exhibits and a free audio commentary to guide you as you explore, the museum is the key to understanding the rich waterway heritage of Stoke Bruerne and the Grand Union Canal.
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Rookery Open Farm
0.35km from The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne
Rookery Open Farm is a petting farm with children's play activities on the edge of Stoke Bruerne village in Northants. It’s a real treat to get close to animals and even participate in looking after them. There is also a big indoor three-tier soft play frame with slides, tubes, biff bags, log ramps and a rope bridge and a separate area for under 4 year olds.
Easton Neston House
4.2km from The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne
A majestic and beautiful house which shows the glory of the ancient Engand, which was built by William Fermor, 1st Baron Leominster, in the Baroque style to the design of the architect Nicholas Hawksmoor. It is thought to be the only mansion which was solely the work of Hawksmoor. From about 1700, after the completion of Easton Neston, Hawksmoor worked with Sir John Vanbrugh on many buildings, including Castle Howard and Blenheim Palace, and often provided technical knowledge to the less quali
6.12km from The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne
Salcey Forest is an oasis of nature and history. This magnificent woodland has many miles of ancient wood banks, building remains and ancient trees. The 'druids', or veteran oaks, are rare and amazing wildlife habitats. The perfect location for a day out in the forest. It has got walking trails, cycle trails, a children's adventure play area, a horse riding trail, and an onsite café selling tasty homemade meals and cakes in a warm, friendly environment.
Queen Eleanor Cross
8.38km from The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne
The Queen Eleanor Memorial Cross is a meThe Queen Eleanor Memorial Cross is a memorial to Eleanor of Castile erected in the forecourt of Charing Cross railway station, London, in 1864–1865. It is a fanciful reconstruction of the medieval Eleanor cross at Charing, one of several memorial crosses erected by Edward I of England in memory of his first wife. The Victorian monument was designed by Edward Middleton Barry, also the architect of the railway station, and includes multiple statues of Queen
8.55km from The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne
Hunsbury Hill Park is a 38-hectare site, a few miles from the town center. It is dominated by the crown of an Iron Age hill fort on the crest of Hunsbury Hill. The park is flanked on the west and south by an ironstone railway system. The area around the hill is the large Northampton housing estate called West Hunsbury. Hunsbury Hill fort is a designated Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust
8.6km from The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne
Based within the Grounds of The Hunsbury Hill Country Park which is located at Hunsbury Hill. The line is mainly dedicated to freight working, featuring many sharp curves and steep gradients which were typical of the industrial railwayThe museum features exhibits related to: industry and land transport. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: several southern region coaches on site inc a coach from the 4dd double decker train, the last remaining complete sr 415 epb train, a class
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