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The Workhouse, Southwell, Southwell
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We learnt a considerable amount during our visit to The Workhouse. So glad that we decided to take the 11 am tour. Ken was an excellent guide and spent almost an hour providing us with a detailed hist... read more »
Having just joined the National Trust, we were pleased to be able to visit the Workhouse whilst in Southwell. It is an excellent building, and well worth preserving in its existing form as an example ... read more »
This is basically a series of rooms with absolutely nothing in them. The only interesting feature is the audio although this is based on fiction. It gives an idea about life in the Workhouse. This is ... read more »
Really enjoyed this. Great building with lots of history. The v audio guide was good but didn't really enjoy the story vibe to it. Would have preferred a more factual version rather than a dramatic version so lost interest.
Really interesting place if not a little bit grim. The museum tour is really well planned and the audio tour is interesting and well acted. Beautiful building holding a fairly macabre past.
Visited today Sunday 6/9/2015, highly recommend the 11.00am outside tour the volunteer VIcky, was very knowledgeable and made the visit very interesting. All the volunteers there were very welcoming helpful and full of interesting information.
Interesting place to visit to learn about why workhouse's existed and what it was like to live and work in one.
The tour guide for the outside was very polite and friendly. However everyone else on the inside was really quite rude and made you feel like if you didn't do the in ear tour you wasn't Really welcome
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