WALK – EXPANSION OF OLD AMERSHAM
October 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmFree – £11.00
A fascinating walk, led by a guide, around old Amersham. Discover the historic buildings and the interesting stories of the people who lived in and shaped the town in the past.
- The workhouses of Amersham
- Coaching inns and 18th and 19th century travel
- Social housing
- Cottage industries
- Post War development:
– Brazils factory to Tesco
– Gas Works to offices
– Bus Garage to retirement homes
– Workhouse to hospital
1½ to 2 hours.
Pre-booking is recommended.
If you would like to visit the museum on the same day as your walk, this is possible from 12noon before the walk starts, but there is not time after the walk finishes.
“Enjoyed our visit to this wonderful interactive museum where you are positively encouraged to touch things!”
“Visited Amersham museum yesterday – lovely place, provides many details on the history of the place. Plenty of cute cafes, pubs and shops around also… not difficult to find free parking nearby. ”
“A well-run, informative and interesting small museum on the main street. It’s mostly volunteer-run and they do a great job in keeping it and making you feel welcome…Check out the herb garden too.”
“Enjoyable film and television location guided walk around Amersham hosted by Amersham Museum – here are the Sun Houses on Highover Park and further up the hill is High & Over.”
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