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Nottinghamshire & Lincolnshire

The Workhouse and Infirmary

Atmospheric Victorian workhouse

Upton Road, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0PT

Entrance front of the Workhouse, Nottinghamshire

Important notice

Please note, the whole site will be closed to all visitors on Saturday 13th July for a private event.

Planning your visit

Dog with its owner

Bringing your dog to The Workhouse and Infirmary 

The Workhouse and Infirmary is a one pawprint rated place. Discover all you need to know about visiting The Workhouse and Infirmary with your dog.

Children in costume at The Workhouse, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, a c19th institution for paupers

Educational visits to the Workhouse and Infirmary 

Bring your education or school group to the Workhouse and Infirmary in Nottinghamshire. Step back in time to the 1840s and find out what life was like inside this gruelling institution. All visits are self led, giving you the opportunity to design your day around your group's learning needs.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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