Denny Abbey and the Farmland Museum

Facilities at Denny Abbey and the Farmland Museum

  • Parking

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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.

  • Food And Drink

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    There is a tearoom run by the Farmland Museum selling snacks, sandwiches, cakes and drinks open when the site is open (currently 10am to 4pm for takeaway only). Visit the Farmland Museum's website for details.

  • 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.
  • 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 Farmland Museum souvenirs, and gifts, including books, snacks, hot and cold drinks and ice creams.

  • Toilets

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    There is a unisex toilet. Additional toilets, including baby changing facilities, are available at the Farmland Museum.

  • 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.

  • Museum

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    The abbey ruins sit alongside the Farmland Museum and are run as a joint site for visitors by the museum team. The museum tells the story of Cambridgeshire's rural past, and has an extensive outdoor collection of farming machinery from the Fens, a fenman’s hut, blacksmith’s and wheelwright’s workshops, and village shop display. Visit the Farmland Museum website for more details.

  • Exhibition

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    At the abbey there are exhibits featuring information and objects from its past, including a complete 1940s-furnished farmworker's cottage complete with garden (the cottage itself dates ftom the 1960s). At the neighboruing Famland Museum there is an extensive collection relating to the agriculture of Cambridgeshire.

  • Gardens

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

  • Family Friendly

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    Baby Changing Facilities

    There are baby changing facilities at The Farmland Museum.

    Play Areas / Adventure Playground

    There is a  children’s play area at the Farmland Museum that is very popular with younger visitors, featuring a full-scale sit-on tractor, sandpit and climbing frame and slide.

  • Education

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    Education

    Pre-booked education visits - please visit the Farmland Museum's website for more details.

    Interpretation for Children

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

  • Venue Hire

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    Available For Event Hire

    Some areas of the Farmland Museum are available for hire for private and corporate functions. Please contact the site for more information.

  • Commercial Photograph 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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