Expansion of Old Amersham (1207)

Sunday 17 Oct ~ 2:30 PM

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

Route Details

Capacity
15
Distance
1 mile
Duration
2 hours
Pace
Leisurely
Difficulty
Easy (pretty flat, good paths)

Price

Adult
£5
Senior
£5
Child
Under 18s go free
£5 for adults and seniors, U18s are free

Meeting arrangements

Meet outside the Museum. Free parking in the High Street is possible but often difficult. Pay-&-display parking in Old Town Car Park, Broadway. Pay for more than 2 hours.

Walk Leader

Amersham Museum

Public Transport Links

1.5 km from Amersham station, 300 m from several bus routes

Dogs Welcome

Dogs on leads welcome

Further Information

Plenty of pubs & cafes in the High Street. Public toilets in the Old Town Car Park.

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