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West Stow – The First English Village

One of England’s great archaeological sites, West Stow has extensive indoor galleries and a stunning recreation of an Anglo-Saxon village surrounded by 125 acres of unspoilt countryside.

Description
Opening Times
Facilities
Description

West Stow is the site of an early Anglo-Saxon village, occupied from AD 420-650, over 400 years before the Norman Conquest. The reconstructed village now consists of eight buildings to explore.

Visitors to West Stow can explore history and nature, watch a film, dress up as an Anglo-Saxon or say hello to the rare breed pigs and chickens. Due to the presence of livestock, assistance dogs only are permitted in the Anglo-Saxon Village.

Opening Times

Open daily 10am-5pm (last entry 3.30pm in winter and 4pm in summer)

Facilities
  • Toilets
  • Accessible Toilets
  • Baby Changing
  • Cafe on site
West Stow – The First English Village
Icklingham Road
West Stow
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP28 6HG