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Chiltern Open Air Museum

As its name suggests, this museum is dedicated to preserving the buildings of the Chilterns. There are four barns as well as other farm buildings, a “flat-pack” church and magnificent Victorian cast-iron public conveniences.

One of the barns offers kits for constructing timber-framed buildings. There is also a reconstructed iron-age round-house. There are good paths all the way round so it is very pleasant for a stroll and a picnic. Click on the image on the left to go to the website for directions and opening times.

Traditional Hay-stacks

The “flat-pack” church

Timber-frame construction kits

Timber-frame granary on staddle-stones

Skippings Barn