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Chedham’s Yard


Chedham’s Yard is a 19th Century Heritage Site which has been fully restored, incorporating both wheelwright’s and blacksmith’s workshops. All the tools etc have been placed back into their original positions.  The forge is operated every Saturday and Wood Turning on some days. The Chedham family operated the Yard supporting the local farming community for 150 years. There are guided tours and a variety of events to suit all ages and interests throughout April to September.

The visitor centre serves light refreshments.


Visitor Info

Opening hours 

The yard is open on Saturdays from the end of April until the end of September with two extra events for Halloween and Christmas.

Saturday opening is from 10am to  2pm except for the special event days – Open Studios, Heritage Open Day, Halloween and Christmas. Free entry on Saturdays.



Access is via a loose gravel drive and the surface inside the yard is uneven but mainly level.

Wheelchair & mobility scooter access is possible but care must be taken.  Onsite assistance at the request of visitors.

Guide and assistance dogs only.

Toilets accessible to wheelchair users and cafe.

Conferences & meetings



Food & Drink