Acton Scott courses

Kath teaches bread making courses at Acton Scott Historical Farm. Acton Scott is a wonderful working farm that offers the opportunity to learn more about life on a farm during the Victorian age. It is a great place to spend the day.

If you wish to book a place on any of the courses below please contact Acton Scott directly to book your place. You can email them at acton.scott.museum@shropshire.gov.uk or phone them on 01694 781307.

Bread making at Acton Scott in 2018:

Saturday 12th May 2018, Bread making, 10am-4pm, £90
On this hands-on course we will make a selection of savoury and sweet breads and have the wonderful experience of cooking one of our loaves in the Victorian wood-fired bread oven in the Bailiff’s cottage.

Sunday 2nd September 2018 Bread & butter, 10am-4pm, £90
This hands-on course will see us making a couple of different breads, enjoy a demonstration of butter making in the barrel churn in the farm’s dairy and then making our own butter by hand to spread onto the delicious loaves we have made.

These courses take place in the glass-fronted Black Barn, a teaching space which has lovely views across the historic working farm.

Acton Scott Historical Working Farm is in beautiful South Shropshire near to Church Stretton, Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills. The farm featured on the BBC’s Victorian Farm series and offers the opportunity to explore the farming practices of the 19th Century on an 18th Century farm estate. There is a working wheelwright, a forge, a dairy and displays of traditional farming practices. The farm offers lots of other courses focusing on keeping traditional skills alive.

Please contact Acton Scott direct to book one of these courses. You can phone them on 01694 781307.