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POSTPONED Guided Walk to Cowper’s Alcove (and return)

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm


Guided Walk to Cowper’s Alcove (and return)


‘The summit gained. Behold the proud alcove crowns it!’

So wrote William Cowper in ‘The Task’ referring to the folly in the village of Weston Underwood, where Cowper would rest on his walks and where he wrote many of his most famous poems whilst taking in the wonderful views of Olney and the surrounding countryside.
A leisurely and fact filled historical guided walk though Olney to Weston Underwood, taking in the sights along the way.
Walk approx. 3 miles each way. With some stretches across fields and over styles, sturdy footwear is recommended. The pace is leisurely but there is some climbing of styles.

Hot drinks and a slice of homemade cake will revive us at the Alcove (included in the price).

Meet your guide at the front of the Museum, setting off at 10.00am.

The tour will take about 4 hours (or 2 hours to the Alcove for those who prefer to make their own way back or visit the village pub).

£10.00  Including drinks and cake.  /  Children under 16 £2.00                     Pay on the day

POSTPONED Guided Walk to Cowper’s Alcove (and return)


April 26
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Meet outside the Cowper and Newton Museum
Bucks, MK464AJ United Kingdom