Guided walk around Olney – South End

Come along on a guided walk to the South End of the Town.  Learn how Olney influenced a famous curate and poet. Visit William Cowper’s dirtiest and noisiest 18th century spot & then stroll through the tranquil area around John Newton’s church of St Peter & St Paul.

Guided walk around Olney – North End

Guided walk around the town of Olney. Why not come on a guided walk to discover the stories of yesteryear in the NORTH end of town, including the Great Fires of Olney and life and trades of the 18th & 19th centuries. Discover why Olney High Street is so wide. See the fascinating house decorated in the Art Nouveau style and explore the Bucks Lace Industry. This is a short walk with plenty to see along the way.

Easter Treats Trails & Things to Do

Come along to Easter Family Fun at the Cowper & Newton Museum from 5th April – 27th April. Try the Easter Egg maze in the Gardens, Animal Easter in the House, be crafty at the Craft Table in the Dressing Up Room. Extra craft activity on Tues 9th April (10.30 – 3.00) Get your prizes & enter the Prize Draw

Refreshments in the Courtyard – delicious, join us!

Refreshments in the Olney museum courtyard – Delicious!    With a lovely view of Olney Church Spire, our Refreshments in the Courtyard and gardens is just a stone’s throw from Olney Market (held every Thursday). Escape the bustle of the

Guided Walk around Olney – North End

The Haunts of Cowper and Newton – guided walk around Olney from the museum Join our guide Tom on a guided walk around Olney, setting off from the museum at 11am.      Do you live here? Or are you

Refreshments in the Courtyard – delicious, join us!

Refreshments in the Olney museum courtyard – Delicious!    With a lovely view of Olney Church Spire, our Refreshments in the Courtyard and gardens is just a stone’s throw from Olney Market (held every Thursday). Escape the bustle of the