Epsom’s Oldest Road – Summer Walks /

Date

11/08/2022

Time

14:00 - 15:30

Explore Epsom’s ancient heart along its oldest road. Originally the centre of Epsom Village it became one of the finest addresses in town. Discover the oldest surviving residential building and the site of Epsom’s own brewery. See the parish church, mentioned in Domesday Book, and the grand houses once inhabited by Epsom’s lords and ladies. Discover connections with Charles I and how the owner of the Cedars bankrolled William of Orange’s invasion of England. Learn about Epsom’s educational past at the old Technical Institute building and the importance of the fire station in World War II. Oh yes and a few ghosts!

Meet: Opposite the fire station in Church Street, Epsom, KT17 4PW

 

Suitable for all the family, the walks (which last approximately 90 minutes) cost £5 per person and are limited to 20 people per walk. Booking is essential and should be done via David Brooks on 020 8394 1734 or by email: dbrooks@epsom-ewell.gov.uk