Cosmeston Lakes Country Park and Medieval Village


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Cosmeston Medieval Village is the largest reconstructed Medieval Village in the UK. The buildings were reconstructed by archaeologists on their original 14th century foundations between 1979 to 1990. Visitors to the village are guided around either by costumed tour guides or audio units, who explain to visitors what village life was like in Wales in the middle of the 14th century a time of the Black death and the Hundred Years' War.

Further information

Opening Hours:

The village is open between from 10:00. Last entry is at 4:00 in the summer and 3:00 in the winter. Guided tours are 10:30, 12:00, 1:30 and 3:00 o'clock during both the summer and winter. Tickets for guided tours can be purchased from the main reception in the country park and must be purchased no later than 15mins prior to tour start time. Guided tours are subject to school parties, groups and events. Please call ahead to check availability Audio guides can be purchased from the main reception in the country park and operate from 10.00 until 4:00 in the summer and 3:00 in the winter. The village is closed on the following dates: Dec 24, 25, 26 and Jan 01.

Charges:

Adults £5.10, children and concessions £3.60, Children under five free of charge, Family tickets: 2 adults & 2 children £15.00, 2 adults & 3 children £17.50

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Parking for disabled available
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Parking for coaches
  • Picnic area
  • Cafeteria
  • Bicycle park
  • Toilets
  • Dogs welcome
  • Children's play area
  • High chairs in café/restaurant
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Education facilities available
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Public car park
  • Shop

Services:

  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Commercial filming service
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • General audio-guide available
  • Guided tours
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Volunteering scheme offered
  • Primary school education service available
  • Roleplay/costumed interpreters available
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Foreign language audio guide available
  • Information point provided
  • Services/resources offered in Welsh
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education

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