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Butser Ancient Farm

Chalton Ln, Chalton, Waterlooville PO8 0BG, UK

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About Butser Ancient Farm

Butser Ancient Farm is a unique experimental archaeology site nestled into the rolling countryside of the South Downs National Park. The site is used as both a tourist attraction and a site for the undertaking of experimental archaeology. Butser features experimental reconstructions of prehistoric, Romano-British and Anglo-Saxon buildings. Examples of Neolithic dwellings, Iron Age roundhouses, a Romano-British villa and an early Saxon house are on display.

Attractions near Butser Ancient Farm

Queen Elizabeth Country Park2.45km from Butser Ancient Farm

It is the ideal place to explore, keep fit and enjoy the great outdoors With over 2,000 acres of downland and woodland.  The woodland was mostly planted in the 1930s; it consists mainly of beech trees. Several Long-distance footpaths run through the park including Staunton Way, Hangers Way and the South Downs Way bridleway. On a clear day the Isle of Wight can be seen from the top of Butser Hill.

Butser Hill3.88km from Butser Ancient Farm

Butser Hill is a 239.7-hectare biological and geological Site of Special Scientific Interest south-west of Petersfield in Hampshire. Explore the slopes of Butser Hill National Nature Reserve to discover an interesting array of butterflies and moths including the Duke of Burgundy, Chalkhill Blue and Silver-Spotted Skipper. One of the good trekking destination which gives you a new experience in the middle of nature.

National Trust - Uppark House and Garden6.13km from Butser Ancient Farm

Uppark is a 17th-century house in South Harting, West Sussex, England. It is a Grade I listed building and a National Trust property. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area and is famous for its architecture and history. The house is open to the public most days of the year other than Christmas.

National Trust - Harting Down7.27km from Butser Ancient Farm

Harting Downs is a 336.3-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Midhurst in West Sussex. It is a Nature Conservation Review site, Grade I and an area of 206.6 hectares.  This site consists of several parallel valleys on the steep slope of the South Downs. Habitats are chalk grassland, which is being invaded by scrub, together with areas of long-established woodland Oneof the beautiful trekking areas and also you can spend some peaceful time here.

Stansted Park7.49km from Butser Ancient Farm

Stansted Park stands in 1800 acres of extraordinary landscaped parkland and ancient forest within the South Downs National Park. The house is set in the 1,800-acre park, with woodland and open land grazed by deer. Stansted House has Carolean revival decor and is listed Grade II*.The surrounding area, Stansted Park, is also listed Grade II*.

Staunton Farm7.75km from Butser Ancient Farm

Staunton Country Park is a listed Regency landscaped parkland and forest encompassing approximately 1,000 acres in Hampshire, England.  An ornamental farm, ornamental lake, follies, maze, walled garden, and glasshouses can be found within it. Entry to the parkland itself is free, however, there is an associated visitor center, with animals and attractions, which is not free.

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Hampshire is the perfect blend of city, coast and country, blessed with the natural beauty of two National Parks and thriving culture, with history and heritage at its heart.