Mrs Smith’s Cottage

Hilda Smith’s humble, homely cottage grants visitors unique access and insight into the life of a rural Lincolnshire community. Mrs Smith was a well-known and much-loved character at the heart of Navenby. Her cottage hosts valuable lessons, memories and stories.

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Humble home offering insight into the life of much-loved lady

 A trip to Mrs Smith’s Cottage is a valuable reminder about what is most important in life. Mrs Smith lived in her cottage until she was 102 and remains authentic to how she left it. Discover what life was like through the century from extracts shared from her diary about local history, families and secrets. Learn about Hilda Smith, an independent and strong character and find out how she lived through the seasons and found joy in the simple things.

opening times

Open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday (excluding Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years day)

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
12:00 - 16:00

Last Entry at 3pm*

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Children (5-15)
Under 5s
Family of 2 adults and 3 children


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Mrs Smith’s Cottage

3 East Road