Hamptonne Country Life Museum - Places to Visit - Jersey Heritage

Discover six centuries of Jersey’s rural life at Hamptonne Country Life Museum. Dating back to the 15th century the house and farm are brought to life with characters from the Island’s past.


Opening Times

Opening Times

Open daily from 10am to 5pm from Saturday 23 May 2015 to Sunday 13 September 2015 then;
Open for the Cider Festival on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 October.


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)
FREE

£8.15

£5.15 £7.10 £5.15 £23.60

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
Location

Location

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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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.   Find out more about our history of cider making and Jersey apples.

During the summer visitors can meet the Hamptonne piglets and calves in the traditional farm-stead with outdoor yard and mud bath and Jersey cows graze in the fields at Hamptonne . 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.

 

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.

4) Wander through the meadows by the stream.

5) Visit the Sampler 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.

 

Hamptonne Café

The café at Hamptonne is now open with a new menu featuring locally grown produce.   The new café owners will be picking vegetables from the garden at Hamptonne and will be growing salads, vegetables and herbs to use in the café. Later this year, if there is local demand  we hope to run short one day courses on topics like; cabbage loaf making, flower arranging, charcuterie and cheese making.   You can make a reservation for lunch by calling 01534 869 070 or pop in for afternoon tea.

 

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)


On Today!
 

Stitched Memories ->

The exhibition features thirty samplers - beautifully stitched pieces of embroidery - usually by made by young girls, as a demonstration or test of their skill in needlework.

Stitch Your Own Memories ->

Surrounded by beautiful samplers from the Jersey Heritage collections we hope you will be inspired to learn the craft of cross stitch. Everything necessary to create your own work of art will be supplied.

La Faîs’sie d’Cidre ->

La Fais'sie d'Cidre is our annual event celebrating Jersey's rich heritage of growing apples and making cider.

Living History at Hamptonne Country Life Museum ->

Meet the Goodwyf who looks after the house of her master, Monsieur Laurens Hamptonne in the year of 1649. Every day from 25 May to 14 September