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Stately Homes & Gardens / Museum

BREAMORE HOUSE & COUNTRYSIDE 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.