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Stately Homes & Gardens / Museum


Breamore House Breamore, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 2DF

Travel back in time and enjoy the country experience of Elizabethan Breamore House and Stuart village, completed in1583 by the Dodington family, 5-years prior to the Spanish Armada. There’s a fine collection of paintings, tapestries, and porcelain, with period furniture crafted from oak, walnut and mahogany. The surrounding 17th Century village (Breamore) is largely unspoilt with many historic thatched cottages; Breamore Countryside Museum provides a fascinating insight into the village. Full-size replicas of a farm worker's cottage before electricity; a blacksmith's shop; dairy; brewery; cobbler's shed; wheelwright's and saddler's shop. The tea barn provides light lunches and teas. The village shop, school, cooperage, bakers, laundry, garage and clock-maker represent recent developments. The museum boasts one of the finest collections of steam powered farm machinery, tractors, barn machinery and historical tools.