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Hamptonne Country Life Museum

Mûsée d'la Vie d'la Campangne

A picturesque country farm estate from the 15th century sharing the story of Jersey’s rural life

Hamptonne Couple listen to guide in courtyard

Take a tour

Take a tour of Hamptonne with a volunteer guide and learn about Hamptonne and Jersey's cider making traditions.

Step back in time to rural Jersey at Hamptonne Country Life Museum, a traditional 15th-century house and farm. The main buildings are named after past owners – the Langlois, Hamptonne and Syvret families – who lived at Hamptonne between the 15th and 19th centuries. You can explore the different farmhouses and meet characters from the past who will tell you about Jersey life through the centuries.  Explore our exhibition Wild Islands: Through The Lens, which celebrates Channel Islands biodiversity through the work of many talented local photographers

The story of Jersey’s cider-making history is told in the cider barn, or ‘pressoir’, and in the cider apple orchard where you’ll learn about the different apple varieties that make Jersey cider the best of its kind. Take a peaceful walk around the farm and stop for a picnic. Meet our calves, lambs, chickens and piglets – and there is a children’s play area on the grounds too.

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Buy your 7 day Heritage Pass and save up to 29% with the 4 for 3 Heritage Pass on days out at Jersey’s Castles and Museums.

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Places to Visit

Elizabeth Castle

Visit a fortress just off the coast of Jersey to explore 400 years of history.

Places to Visit

Mont Orgueil Castle

A medieval castle with links to the English Crown and amazing views across to France.

History

Cider making in Jersey

Apple orchards and cider-making are an intrinsic part of our history, having once shaped the landscape, culture and economy of the Island.

Heritage Lets

The Cider Barn Apartment

Stay in a converted 15th-century farmstead nestled in Jersey’s peaceful countryside.

Heritage Lets

The Stable Apartment

A charming converted barn in a peaceful countryside setting.

Hamptonne man and woman walk away from camera in orchard

Weddings

Getting married?

Whisk your wedding guests away to simpler times, and enjoy the idyllic landscape and farmhouses at Hamptonne.

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Stay

You can stay here too

The Stable Apartment at Hamptonne is a fully equipped self-catering apartment, sitting in this beautifully restored farm setting.

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Stable Apartment Living Room