The image below (of Acton Scott) shows just one of more than 120 rural museums and other places of interest listed here.

Also see the Map created by the Rural Museums Network.

NameRegionDirections (opens Google Maps)
Aberdeenshire Farming MuseumScotlandDirections
Acton Scott Historic Working FarmWest MidlandsDirections
Alford Heritage CentreScotlandDirections
Almond Valley Heritage CentreScotlandDirections
Amberley Museum and Heritage CentreSouth East EnglandDirections
Ashwell Village MuseumEast AngliaDirections
Atholl Country Life MuseumScotlandDirections
Auchindrain TownshipScotlandDirections
Avoncroft Museum of Historic BuildingsWest MidlandsDirections
Bassetlaw MuseumEast MidlandsDirections
Beamish MuseumNorth East EnglandDirections
Belcarra Eviction CottageRepublic of IrelandDirections
Bicton Park Botanical GardensSouth West EnglandDirections
Bishops Lydeard Mill and Rural Life MuseumSouth West EnglandDirections
Blennerville WindmillRepublic of IrelandDirections
Breamore Countryside MuseumSouth East EnglandDirections
Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre and Nutley WindmillSouth East EnglandDirections
Brook Agricultural MuseumSouth East EnglandDirections
Buckingham Old GaolSouth East EnglandDirections
Burren CentreRepublic of IrelandDirections
Bursledon WindmillSouth East EnglandDirections
Burwell Museum and WindmillEast AngliaDirections
Butser Ancient FarmSouth East EnglandDirections
Carmarthenshire County MuseumWalesDirections
Centre for Alternative TechnologyWalesDirections
Ceredigion MuseumWalesDirections
Charles Burrell MuseumEast AngliaDirections
Chedham’s YardWest MidlandsDirections
Chiltern Open Air MuseumSouth East EnglandDirections
Cider Museum HerefordSouth West EnglandDirections
Combe MillSouth East EnglandDirections
Corrigall Farm MuseumScotlandDirections
Crewkerne MuseumSouth West EnglandDirections
Dairyland Farm WorldSouth West EnglandDirections
Dales Countryside MuseumYorkshire and HumbersideDirections
Denny Abbey Farmland MuseumEast AngliaDirections
Domestic Fowl TrustWest MidlandsDirections
Dorset County MuseumSouth West EnglandDirections
Earth Trust CentreSouth East EnglandDirections
Eling Tide MillSouth East EnglandDirections
Ellisland FarmScotlandDirections
Farming Museum at Normanby HallEast MidlandsDirections
Gants MillSouth West EnglandDirections
Gayle Mill TrustYorkshire and HumbersideDirections
Gilbert White and The Oates CollectionsSouth East EnglandDirections
Glenview Folk MuseumNorthern IrelandDirections
Gower Heritage CentreWalesDirections
Greenfield Valley Museum and Heritage ParkWalesDirections
Gressenhall Farm and WorkhouseEast AngliaDirections
Haddenham MuseumSouth East EnglandDirections
Heatherslaw Corn MillNorth East EnglandDirections
Hele Corn MillSouth West EnglandDirections
Heron Corn MillNorth West EnglandDirections
Highland Folk MuseumScotlandDirections
Hoar Oak CottageSouth West EnglandDirections
Irish Agricultural MuseumRepublic of IrelandDirections
Isle of Arran Heritage MuseumScotlandDirections
John Moore MuseumSouth West EnglandDirections
Kent Life Vintage VillageSouth East EnglandDirections
Kingsbridge Cookworthy MuseumSouth West EnglandDirections
Kirbuster Farm MuseumScotlandDirections
Laxton Open FieldsEast MidlandsDirections
Llynnon MillWalesDirections
Long Shop MuseumEast AngliaDirections
Manor Farm (BBC’s Wartime Farm)South East EnglandDirections
Melton Carnegie MuseumEast MidlandsDirections
Morwellham QuaySouth West EnglandDirections
Museum of AbernethyScotlandDirections
Museum of Ayrshire Country Life and CostumeScotlandDirections
Museum of Dartmoor LifeSouth West EnglandDirections
Museum of East Anglian LifeEast AngliaDirections
Museum of English Rural LifeSouth East EnglandDirections
Museum of Lakeland Life and IndustryNorth West EnglandDirections
Museum of SomersetSouth West EnglandDirections
Museum of the BroadsEast AngliaDirections
National Museum of Ireland – Country Life in Co. MayoRepublic of IrelandDirections
National Museum of Rural LifeScotlandDirections
National Wool MuseumWalesDirections
New Forest Heritage CentreSouth East EnglandDirections
Nidderdale MuseumYorkshire and HumbersideDirections
North Charlton FarmNorth East EnglandDirections
North Cornwall Museum and GallerySouth West EnglandDirections
Octavia Hill’s Birthplace HouseEast AngliaDirections
Old Hall FarmNorth West EnglandDirections
Oxfordshire MuseumSouth East EnglandDirections
Pendle Heritage CentreYorkshire and HumbersideDirections
Pitstone Green MuseumSouth East EnglandDirections
Ramsey Rural MuseumEast AngliaDirections
Richard Jefferies MuseumSouth West EnglandDirections
Rutland County MuseumEast MidlandsDirections
Ryedale Folk MuseumYorkshire and HumbersideDirections
Sarehole MillWest MidlandsDirections
Shugborough EstateWest MidlandsDirections
Skidby Windmill and the Museum of East Riding Rural LifeYorkshire and HumbersideDirections
Skye Museum of Island LifeScotlandDirections
Somerset Rural Life MuseumSouth West EnglandDirections
Spalding Gentlemen’s SocietyEast MidlandsDirections
St Fagans National History MuseumWalesDirections
Stanmer Preservation Society Rural MuseumSouth East EnglandDirections
Stockwood Discovery CentreSouth East EnglandDirections
Stretton WatermillNorth West EnglandDirections
Swtan Heritage MuseumWalesDirections
Tacla Taid, the Anglesey Transport and Agriculture MuseumWalesDirections
The Folly, SettleYorkshire and HumbersideDirections
Thornbury and District MuseumSouth West EnglandDirections
Tilford Rural Life CentreSouth East EnglandDirections
Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon LifeSouth West EnglandDirections
Ulster Folk and Transport MuseumNorthern IrelandDirections
Usk Rural Life MuseumWalesDirections
Vale and Downland MuseumSouth East EnglandDirections
Village Church Farm, SkegnessEast MidlandsDirections
Waterperry GardensSouth East EnglandDirections
Weald and Downland Open Air MuseumSouth East EnglandDirections
Wentworth CastleYorkshireDirections
West Stow Anglo Saxon VillageEast AngliaDirections
Whitchurch Silk MillSouth East EnglandDirections
White Mill Rural Heritage CentreSouth East EnglandDirections
Willows and Wetlands Visitor CentreSouth West EnglandDirections
Woodbridge Tide MillEast AngliaDirections
Woodchurch Village Life MuseumSouth East EnglandDirections
Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury CastleWest MidlandsDirections
Wortley Hall Kitchen GardenYorkshireDirections
Yorkshire MuseumYorkshire and HumbersideDirections
Yorkshire Museum of Farming and the Danelaw Centre for Living HistoryYorkshire and HumbersideDirections