Facilities at Denny Abbey and the Farmland Museum

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    There is free parking. Limited additional parking is available for large vehicles but this must be booked in advance with The Farmland Museum.

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    Food and Drink

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    For visitors to the neighbouring Farmland Museum, there is a café selling snacks and drinks. It is open 11am-4pm at weekends, 10.30am-4.30pm on weekend and bank holiday event days, and 12-4.30pm Wed-Thur during school holidays.

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    Picnic Area

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    You are welcome to bring a picnic to eat in the grounds. Benches are situated at the front of the historic buildings.

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    Shop

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    The Farmland Museum shop is located by the main entrance and is easily accessible. This sells a wide range of The Farmland Museum souvenirs, and gifts, including books, snacks, hot and cold drinks and ice creams.

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    Toilets

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    There is a unisex toilet. Additional toilets, including baby changing facilities, are available for visitors to The Farmland Museum.

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    Dogs

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    Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a short lead at all times and cannot enter the display rooms and buildings.

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    Museum

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    The neighbouring Farmland Museum tells the story of Cambridgeshire's rural past. Please note: There is an extra charge for all visitors to visit The Farmland Museum but it is at a discounted rate for English Heritage visitors.

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    Exhibition

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    The exhibition features artefacts from the Abbey's past and collections relating to the agriculture of Cambridgeshire, including a complete 1940s-furnished farmworker's cottage.

    Please note: The upper floor of the cottage is not wheelchair accessible.

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    Gardens

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    There are large open spaces surrounding the historic buildings giving you a tranquil and relaxing experience.

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    Education

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    Interpretation for Children

    There is interpretation for children of all ages around the site.

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    Venue Hire

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    Available for Event Hire

    The site is available for hire for private and corporate functions. Please contact the site for more information.

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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Denny Abbey and the Farmland Museum

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Ely Road, Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9PQ
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