Join a guided walk of Amersham Old Town for a fascinating insight into the history of the town, its inhabitants and its development. Here you will see many of the details of the town that you may never have noticed before. The walk is approximately one hour and a half in duration.The walks leave from the museum at 2.30pm on Sundays. The walks will resume on Sunday 23rd August and run every Sunday until the end of October. £5 for adults, children are free.

Join a guided Tudor Walk to learn about life – and death – in 16th century Amersham – food and drink, clothing, health and the Lollards martyrs. These walks are led by guides in Tudor costume and start from the museum at 2.30pm on Saturdays. These resume on Saturday 22nd August and will run every Saturday until the end of September. £5 for adults, children are free.

For both walks pre-booking is essential. Each group is now limited to five people, led by a museum volunteer guide. Each guide will be wearing a visor and will ask separate groups within the walk to maintain a 2m distance from each other. The minimum number of bookings required for this walk is 3 people. If fewer than three people are booked on to the walk by midday the Friday before the walk, it will be cancelled and you will be notified on the Friday.

The museum welcomes pre-arranged walks for groups outside normal museum opening hours, during the day or in the evening. Special walks for groups or schools can be organised at any time of the year.

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October 2019

Old Amersham Walk

October 27, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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£3

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. 1½ - 2 hours. £3 per person, children free. The walk starts from the museum. 

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May 2020

CANCELLED – J H Kennard and Amersham-on-the-Hill Walk

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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£5

Discover one of the most important architects in Amersham’s 20th century development, J H Kennard. Join this walk around Amersham-on-the-Hill and find out about the many projects undertaken by this Arts & Crafts architect. The walk starts outside Amersham station and lasts 1½ to 2 hours. To book: www.visitchilterns.co.uk/walkingfest or email info@amershammuseum.org

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CANCELLED – A Poor King and Rich Commoners made Amersham

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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£5

No other medium sized town has a medieval street plan untouched by post 1800 development. A short woodland walk starting at Amersham station through the beech woods down to old Amersham will explain how this came about: including a charter of King John and evidence of domination in the 18th century by the Drake family. There will be a rare opportunity to see impressive memorials to this family in the Drake Chapel. The walk around the medieval street plan will…

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CANCELLED – J H Kennard and Chesham Bois Walk

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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£5

Discover one of the most important architects in Amersham’s 20th century development, J H Kennard. Join this walk around Chesham Bois and find out about the many projects undertaken by this Arts & Crafts architect. The walk starts outside the Parish Centre, Glebe Way, Chesham Bois and lasts 1½ to 2 hours. To book: www.visitchilterns.co.uk/walkingfest or email info@amershammuseum.org

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August 2020

Tudor Walks in Amersham

August 22 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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Free – £5
Tudor Walks

These walks tell you about life - and death - in Amersham in Tudor times; food and drink, work and housing, fairs and markets, sickness and cures, clothing, and ghosts and religious beliefs. Costumed guides will tell you about the Lollard martyrs as you visit some of the places relevant to their story. Note the walk includes a steady climb through fields to the martyrs memorial. Walks start at the museum and usually last about 2¼ hours but can be…

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Walks of Amersham Old Town

August 23 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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Free – £5
Amersham Market Hall

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. 1½ to 2 hours. Pre-booking is essential. Each group is now limited to five people, led by a museum volunteer guide. Each guide will be wearing a visor and will ask separate groups within the walk to maintain a 2m distance from each other. The minimum number of bookings…

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Walks of Amersham Old Town

August 30 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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Free – £5
Amersham Market Hall

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. 1½ to 2 hours. Pre-booking is essential. Each group is now limited to five people, led by a museum volunteer guide. Each guide will be wearing a visor and will ask separate groups within the walk to maintain a 2m distance from each other. The minimum number of bookings…

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September 2020

Walks of Amersham Old Town

September 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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Free – £5
Amersham Market Hall

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. 1½ to 2 hours. Pre-booking is essential. Each group is now limited to five people, led by a museum volunteer guide. Each guide will be wearing a visor and will ask separate groups within the walk to maintain a 2m distance from each other. The minimum number of bookings…

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Tudor Walks in Amersham

September 19 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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Free – £5
Tudor Walks

These walks tell you about life - and death - in Amersham in Tudor times; food and drink, work and housing, fairs and markets, sickness and cures, clothing, and ghosts and religious beliefs. Costumed guides will tell you about the Lollard martyrs as you visit some of the places relevant to their story. Note the walk includes a steady climb through fields to the martyrs memorial. Walks start at the museum and usually last about 2¼ hours but can be…

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Walks of Amersham Old Town

September 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
+ Google Map
Free – £5
Amersham Market Hall

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. 1½ to 2 hours. Pre-booking is essential. Each group is now limited to five people, led by a museum volunteer guide. Each guide will be wearing a visor and will ask separate groups within the walk to maintain a 2m distance from each other. The minimum number of bookings…

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