Epsom Downs Walk


Wed, 24/08/2022


14:00 to 15:30


Walks cost £5 per person

Contact name: 

David Brooks

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Meet outside the Derby Arms,
opposite grandstand
KT18 5LE.

Discover the history of Epsom’s Grandstands, which have provided a home for Mrs Beeton and a hospital for wounded soldiers. Learn what part the Downs have played in wartime, from the English Civil War to the Battle of Britain – armies have trained here and during WW1 20,000 men paraded in a snowstorm. The Racecourse and the Downs were saved by the actions of one man during WW2 – discover who and how. Hear tales of the Derby, Gypsies, pubs and ghosts! Hear if Queen Victoria was amused by her visit to the Derby?Meet outside the Derby Arms, Epsom KT18 5LE.Walks cost £5 per person and are limited to 20 people per walk.Places must be booked with David Brooks, Bourne Hall Museum, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey, KT17 1UF.Tel: 020 8394 1734 Email: dbrooks@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

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