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Workhouse Walkers

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

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

On the last Friday of every month, excluding December, the Workhouse Walkers will take you on a different walk to discover the many footpaths around Southwell. Come and enjoy a chat, see what nature you can spot along the way and learn more about the local area. Each walk starts and ends at The Workhouse and is approximately 75 minutes long, with a shorter option of 30 minutes available.

Times

The basics

Suitability

Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting point

Meet in the main visitor car park at 10.30 for a 10.45 start.

What to bring and wear

Please wear appropriate footwear for walking on pavements, paths, and across fields and appropriate clothing for the weather. Please bring your own water with you.

Accessibility

The walks go on pavements, paths and footpaths and include inclines. Please call The Workhouse on 01636 817260 for more information.

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

Property Administrator

Upcoming events

Event

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
24 Apr to 26 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 67 other dates or times
Event

Lives Unravelled 

Join us for this creative and thought provoking textile exhibition from Yorkshire based textile group, 6 ply.

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on
24 Apr to 21 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 64 other dates or times
Event

Introduction to finding your workhouse ancestors 

Have you heard stories about an ancestor in a workhouse but you don't know where to start researching?

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on
25 Apr 2024
at
14:00 to 15:00
Event

Becher Walk 

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

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on
1 May to 30 Oct 2024
at
10:45 to 12:30
+ 26 other dates or times