What to look forward to on your visit
You can extend your visit with a range of activities at Finch Foundry and the surrounding area
In the garden
When you've had enough of the hardships of Victorian industry, you could enjoy a stroll through the cottage garden, where you will see a wide range of plants and flowers beginning to shoot. If you're lucky, you might see some local wildlife too - why not see how many different birds you can see? A perfect spot to relax and unwind.
50 things to do before you're 11¾
A chance for the children to get outside into the fresh air, have fun and have a go at our challenge. Why not make a start while you're here?
You could discover
- 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
Or you could have a walk
While you're here, why not 'Walk in the footsteps of Tom Pearse' (pdf)?