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Industrial Heritage Tours

Discover the echoes of Acorn Bank's hidden industrial past in the woods.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event (admission applies)

Now a peaceful haven for nature, the woods and parkland at Acorn Bank can tell the stories of a very different time. Find out more about Acorn Bank's industrial heritage with a volunteer-led guided tour - you'll explore the woods and the working watermill to discover this hidden history.

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Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Sign up at the Shepherds Hut when you arrive.

Suitability

Children are welcome.

Meeting point

Meet at the Shepherds Hut.

What to bring and wear

Please wear sturdy footwear and, if needed, waterproof clothing.

Accessibility

Woodland paths are surfaced but do feature protruding trees roots in places. Some paths have a steep gradient unsuitable for wheelchairs. Access to the watermill is via steep stone steps.

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