Things to do in the autumn at Finch Foundry
Extend your visit with a range of activities at Finch Foundry and the surrounding area.
When you've had enough of the hardships of Victorian industry, take a stroll through our cottage garden and you'll see a wide range of plants and flowers, including various herbaceous geraniums, day lilies and wind anenomes. If you're lucky, you might see some local wildlife too - why not see how many different types of butterfly you can see? A perfect spot to relax and unwind.
50 Things to do before you're 11¾
Get outside into the fresh air, have fun and have a go at our challenge. Pick up a scrap book and make a start while you're here.
- Make a trail with sticks
- Run around in the rain
- Have a snail race
- Climb a huge hill
- The course of the leat from the river to the water wheels
- The unofficial use for the polishing wheel
- How far away you can hear the one ton trip hammer
- Tom Pearse's summerhouse
- The Quaker burying ground
Have a walk
While you're here, why not 'Walk in the footsteps of Tom Pearse' (pdf)?