The town of Farnham is located in Surrey, England, and is considered a town of historic interest, with a number of old buildings, with particular focus on houses of the Georgian period.
Amongst the many attractions found in Farnham is Farnham Castle that overlooks the town. The architecture reflects numerous different styles across the ages, making it of major historical interest, and is a motte and bailey fortress. Also located within the town boundaries is Moor Park, a Grade II listed house set amongst 60 acres of grounds that dates from 1630, where you can enjoy peaceful walks.
Another popular attractions is that of Mother Ludlam’s Cave, a small cave set in a sandstone cliff that is the subject of local legends, with a spring rising within it that would have contributed to the natural formation, however evidence of monk’s clearly enlarged the cave into a grotto with an impressive ironstone arched entrance.
Birdworld, Holt Pound, Farnham, Surrey GU10 4LD (01420) 22838
One of the largest bird parks in the country, Birdworld is housed in over 26 acres of the Alice Holt Forest.
Bird species include ostrich, penguins, owls and parrots; while on the Jenny Wren Farm visitors can enjoy close encounters with a wide range of domestic animals such as goats, pigs and ponies.
Rural Life Centre, Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey GU10 2DL (01252) 795571
Billed as the ‘largest countryside museum collection in the south of England’, the Rural Life Centre is exhibited in ten acres of field, woodlands and barns.
Containing a wheelwrights shop, stable blocks and a village hall; collections include countryside tools, implements and devices used in over 150 years of farming.