Denny Abbey and the Farmland Museum

Denny Abbey and the Farmland Museum is now open from Thursdays to Sundays. You will need to book your timed tickets in advance. We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. Admission is free for everyone in 2020, but you still need to book in advance. There will be other new steps in place to ensure everyone’s safety, so your visit may be a little different.

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Ely Road, Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9PQ

Welcome to Denny Abbey and the Farmland Museum

We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. Admission is free for everyone in 2020, but you still need to book in advance. To book your visit, click here

Although things might be a little different when you visit, you’ll still be able to enjoy exploring the places where history really happened. And you’ll still be given a warm and safe welcome by our friendly – if socially distant – staff and volunteers.

Please click here for more information about the safety measures you can expect when visiting.

  • Denny Abbey – The ground floor of the Abbey is open as with a one-way system in operation to take you safely through. The first floor remains closed for now.
  • Nuns’ Refectory – This is open for viewing as usual.
  • Walnut Tree Cottage – The cottage remains closed for now, but you can peep through the doors and take a look inside. The cottage garden is fully open with a one-way system in operation to take you through safely.
  • Refreshments – Snacks, ice creams, and cold drinks are available from the gift shop in the admissions kiosk. Visitors are also welcome to picnic around the site and we have plenty of socially distanced outdoor seating.
  • Shop – The gift shop is open for purchase of souvenirs and guidebooks with social distancing measures in place. Please use contactless methods of payment.
  • Play area – The play area is open, but the play shed remains closed. Please wash or sanitise hands before and after use.
  • Toilets – The toilets will be open as usual with additional hand sanitising stations available in various locations on site.
  • Face coverings – Face coverings must be worn in the admissions kiosk, Denny Abbey and all other indoor spaces. We won’t be able to give you a face covering, so please come prepared so you don’t miss out.
  • Map and information – To view a map of the site, click here. A guide to the Farmland Museum's outdoor collection of farm machinery can be downloaded here before you visit and viewed on your mobile or tablet and our very informative guidebook is available from the shop.
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