Acton Scott


Acton Scott

Acton Scott is a village in the English county of Shropshire. It is known as Actune in the Domesday Book.

Attractions

[http://www.shropshire.gov.uk/museums.nsf/open/EBF7CD1B5949FD2A80256C77003B930B Acton Scott Historic Working Farm] is a living museum. Visitors take part in various workshops and the farm has a program taking in all aspects of a home farm throughout a year in the early 20th Century / 1900s.

Daily activities on site include herding the geese, ducks, turkeys, shorthorn or longhorn cattle, hand milking the cows, making butter (twice a day in the dairy), baking in the Bailifs cottage; all the normal farm activities. Activities done on site appears to include cider making, bodging, wheel and cart making, calving, rearing pigs, whip-lathe (polelathe) wood-turning, and brick making.


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