Local history study – a significant site in the locality in a period after 1066
Experience the hard life of the poor in Victorian times by visiting the original workhouse for mid-Cheshire.
Enter the Guardians’ boardroom as a pauper seeking admission to the house. Discover the gruel and the routines of the workhouse, and then take a lesson in the 3 ‘R’s with the workhouse schoolteacher.
Try out a range of workhouse chores including laundry work and oakum picking.