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Becher Walk

Step back in time and join Reverend John T. Becher, founder of The Workhouse, on a tour of Southwell.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event

Follow Becher on an historical 2.5 mile walking tour of Southwell as he highlights his connections with the town as a churchman, magistrate and social reformer during a period of great change.

Times

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895 Places are limited so please book online to secure your place.

Suitability

Children are welcome.

Meeting point

Please meet the tour guide in the visitor car park.

What to bring and wear

Please dress for the weather and wear footwear suitable for walking on pavements and footpaths.

Accessibility

The walk includes uneven footpaths and a hill. The whole walk takes approximately 2 hours. If you'd like more accessibility details please call us on 01636 817260

Other

The walk is free but there is an admission charge to visit The Workhouse & Infirmary. Please arrive on time to begin the walk as a group. The walk may be cancelled due to adverse weather.

Contact info

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Upcoming events

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Written on the Workhouse Walls 

Watch out for thieves or hit the road quick? Become a secret sign sleuth with Written on the Workhouse Walls, a fun family trail to celebrate the bicentenary of the Workhouse.

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on
25 Jul to 26 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time
Event

Workhouse Walkers 

Come and enjoy a social walk around Southwell and discover more of the local area surrounding The Workhouse.

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on
26 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
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Summer of Play 

Are you ready for some summer fun? Come and discover a range of ways to play as part of your visit...

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on
27 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 27 other dates or times
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Written on the Workhouse Walls 

Step back in time at The Workhouse and Infirmary. Meet our costumed characters and learn about what life was like for the inmates who lived here.

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on
27 Jul to 1 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time