Hamptonne Country Life Museum - Places to Visit - Jersey Heritage

Relax and unwind as you take in the sights and explore six centuries of Jersey’s traditional rural life in the rolling countryside. Dating back to the 15th century, the house and farm are brought to life with characters from the Island’s past. Explore the orchards and learn about bygone crafts and quirky traditions from the resident Goodwyf.

Opening Times

Opening Times

1 November to 31 December - Closed

1 January to 30 April - closed
1 May to 27 May - Open for pre-booked groups only
28 May to 11 September - Daily - 10am to 5pm
12 September to 30 October - Open for pre-booked groups only
31 October to 31 December - Closed
Open for the La Faîs’sie d’Cidre Saturday 22 October 10am to 7pm and Sunday 23 October 10am to 4pm

Admission Prices

Members Adult (16+) Child (6 to 16) Senior (65+) Student (16+) in full time education or holds a student card Family Ticket (2 adults 2 children)


£5.25 £7.20 £5.25 £24.30

Free admission to children under 6 years old

Find out about the Heritage Pass - Unlimited access to 4 must see attractions for the price of 3

Jersey Heritage 4 for 3 pass


La Rue de la Patente, St Lawrence, JE3 1HS For more information please call 01534 863 955

Latitude: -2.1352711, Longitude: 49.2245175

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Hamptonne Country Life Museum gives the visitor a unique insight into the rural life carried on in Jersey for centuries.

Dating back to the 15th Century the house and farm are brought to life with characters from the Island’s past.  Explore the orchard and learn about bygone crafts and quirky traditions from the resident Goodwyf or Manservant.  

During the summer visitors can meet the Hamptonne calves and piglets in the traditional farmstead.  Special events will take place throughout the year for all the family to enjoy, including the annual Faîs'sie d’Cidre, and a sensational blend of sounds and cider.  Find out more about our history of cider making and Jersey apples.

Jersey Kitchen

Make sure you visit the vintage tea-room run by Jersey Kitchen for lunch, a snack or one of their famous cream teas.  Jersey Kitchen are a member of  Genuine Jersey, their menu features top quality ingredients sourced locally whenever possible – Hamptonne eggs; Jersey beef from Paul Houze (via Valley Foods); Jersey Black Butter made just across the road by Dawn Emanuel and ice cream from Jersey Dairy.  You can make a reservation for lunch by calling 01534 869 070


Top 5 things to do at Hamptonne Country Life Museum

1) Meet the Hamptonne calves and piglets (when they arrive in the Summer)

2) Hear tales from the resident Goodwyf.

3) Explore the cider apple orchard and lear about the Island's farming history.

4) Explore the beautiful countryside location.

5) Visit the Stitched Memories Exhibition in the Syvret House.


Free Walking Guide

Explore Jersey with our series of walking guides taking in many of the Island's landmarks, heritage and visitor attractions. Our walks have been developed by a Jersey Blue Badge Guide, who knows the Island inside-out. Upstream to Hamptonne - find out more. A short stroll through Waterworks Valley along a beautiful woodland path in the parish of St Lawrence.


Facilities and Access

Organised groups: 15% discount for groups of 6 or more adults or seniors. Please book in advance by completing the form here.

Entrance and parking: The car park is a short walk from Hamptonne

Disabled access:  Some disabled access to the sites.  No dogs, except guide dogs.

Buses and cycle routes: The nearest bus stop for Hamptonne is a 10-12 minute walk away at Three Oaks Garage. LibertyBus run a regular service from Liberty Station, for route numbers and times please contact LibertyBus: Tel: 01534 828555 www.libertybus.je

E: info@libertybus.je  Jersey cycle routes 3

Access Statement

Read the access statement for Hamptonne Country Life Museum (.docx version)

Wassailing ->

The custom of wassailing dates back to pagan times but has enjoyed a minor resurgence in recent years. This tradition of blessing the orchard in order to receive a good harvest later in the year is a first at Hamptonne.