Butser Ancient Farm

A view of the Iron Age Village, several roundhouses with a replica cart.

An experimental archaeological site of world wide standing,
open seven days a week (in the summer season) to the public and groups.

Displaying on-going constructions of buildings based on real sites,
crops from prehistory, and rare breeds of animals.
Our timeline extends from the Stone Age over 5000 years ago, through Iron Age, Roman and new for 2016, a Saxon Longhouse.

Exploring ancient technologies, and allowing 'hands on' activities for visitors.
You can also join us for a festival, special event or ancient skill workshop.

Venue Type:

Agricultural site, Prehistoric site, Archaeological site, Historic house or home, Festivals, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Summer time: April to September open 7 days a week
10.00am - 5.00pm (last entry 4.00pm)
Winter time: October to March open 5 days a week (Mon to Fri)
10am - 4pm (last entry 3pm)

Admission charges

Adults £7.50
Children (5 -16years) £3.50
Family Ticket (2 Adults + 2 children) £18
Students and O.A.P's £6.50
Annual Pass £40

Getting there

Follow the brown signs from the A3, just South of Petersfield.

Additional info

Environmentally friend visitor centre with shop, tea/coffee facilities and loo's. Large free car park. Mobility scooter available for loan.

Collection details


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Butser Ancient Farm covered in mist

Fright Night

  • 29 October 2016 7-10:15pm

Are you brave enough to visit the ancient farm at night? Come along if you dare. Who knows what you may find lurking...

It's back! After a successful first year Butser Ancient Farm are proud to present Fright Night 2016!

More jumps, more screams and more scares! This year's event asks you to face your fears in our 3 separate interactive experiences: Pulling Teeth, Lights Out and Toybox. Can you find the exit before your time runs out?

Tickets must be booked for a timed slot in advance. You will be guided round the event in groups of 15, and the whole experience will last approximately 45 minutes.

There will be a bar on site for Dutch courage before hand and for settling nerves afterwards.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children
  • 18+
  • 16-17


Tickets are £10 each, +booking fee



Getting there

Follow the brown signs from the A3, just South of Petersfield.

Butser Ancient Farm
Chalton Lane






023 9259 8838

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