Murton Park (York) Reviews
Description:Murton Lane, York , YO19 5UF. Tel: +44 (0)1904 489966.
Newest Review: ... correct historical style and are told about why people wore these. They were also told about how many people there would be in a family (around 10 children per family with only about 2-3 surviving). They were split into 4 'families' and we set off for the village to complete different activities. The village looks fabulous with quite a few wattle and daub huts that the children can go ... more
Customer Murton Park (York) Reviews (3)
by - written on 25/02/10 (Very useful, 78 readings)
I have just been here today for an amazing trip with 34 children. This is one of the best places I have been for an educational visit and I can highly recommend it to anyone who has even a passing interest in history. Murton Park is very easy to find as it is located just off the A64 near York. It is part of the Yorkshire Faming Museum although we didn't see many animals on the bit we visited today. The children today were visiting the Dark Ages part and became Anglo Saxons for the day in order to learn about that period of history. The guides who were organising and running the role play were very knowledgable about their subject and this ... Read the complete review
by - written on 31/08/02, updated on 31/08/02
Slaughtered animals galore - Advantages: none - Disadvantages: linked with abbatoir, disgusting smell of rotting animals, need i say more?
by - written on 20/02/01, updated on 26/09/03 (Very useful, 533 readings)
Murton Park is a very varied day out for all with many attractions for one price all on one ten acre site only three miles from York, Yorkshire Museum of Farming, Derwent Light valley railway, Danelaw a Dark Age Village and Brigantium a replica Roman Fort with Celtic Roundhouses. The Yorkshire Museum of Farming has a selection of farming machinery from all aspects of farming in the Four Seasons and animals in the Livestock Building and in the fields around the site. Derwent Light Valley Railway has a selection of working steam and diesel engines, which run up a quarter of a mile of track on selected days there is also a station which was moved piece be ... Read the complete review
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