A nice day out in the 17th century: Time-travelling back 150 years at Little Woodham, a Hants slice of yesteryear
Just outside Portsmouth in a secluded patch of woodland, it is still the year 1642.
Instead of electric heaters and overhead lights, people in the cottages here make do with smoky fires and candles.
All you have to do is walk down a wooded lane at the back of a modern council estate, and suddenly you find yourself transported back to the 17th century.
Little Woodham is a great experience for youngsters — and instructive for the not-so-young, too.
The first villager you meet is long-bearded potter Master Harris, who is clad in clothes that were fashionable 350 years ago. All day long, he... read more
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