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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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at
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on
3 Mar to 21 Jul 2024
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10:30 to 16:00
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Easter Egg Hunt at The Workhouse and Infirmary 

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on
23 Mar to 14 Apr 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 16 other dates or times
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Come and enjoy a social walk around Southwell and discover more of the local area surrounding The Workhouse.

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on
29 Mar 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00