Learn more about
rural objects and lives
All these links leave the Museum site. For most of them you can use the Back button to return.
If you find a broken link please let us know. There are so many here that it is difficult to ensure they all remain current.
http://www.ruralhistory.org Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading, Berkshire UK
http://www.lakelandmuseum.org.uk/ Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry, Kendal, Cumbria UK
http://www.kendalmuseum.org.uk/ Kendal Museum, Kendal, Cumbria UK
https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/jobsandcareers/Aboutcumbria.asp/ Work and Life in the Lakes, Cumbria County Council
https://soilandhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/01aglibrary/010136ernle/010136toc.htm Transcript of Lord Ernle's 1912 book Soil and Health, on the history of British farming from the Conquest to the early 1900s
http://www.stackyard.com An agricultural site; part of the Agricultural Webring
https://www.fwi.co.uk/ Modern farming site, Farmers Weekly UK interactive
Note: the sites listed above are bona fide and can be trusted to give accurate information without commercial bias. Once you move out from these sites, you will find there are many others, some accurate and some whose information you should take with a pinch of salt. Use your own judgement as to which category these fall into.
http://www.borderfinearts.com Border Fine Arts of Langholm Studios, in Scotland, produce wildlife and countryside subjects as finely sculpted models.
Also see the Thanks page for resources from which this site was built.