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Exploring the Industrial history of Albury as part of Guildford Walkfest

29th September 2019 - 29th September 2019 , 11:00 - 13:00

 

 

 

Sunday 29th September 2019
Arrival time 10.30am for 11am prompt start – Finishing time: Approx  1.00pm
Meet at Albury Village Hall car park

 

 

Join Surrey Hills Society Walk leader, Steve Peacock on this short two hour walk to learn about the industrial history of Albury, where a paper mill once stood. Among other things, it made counterfeit French bank notes to undermine Napoleon’s empire. The Albury Mill forms part of study undertaken by the Heritage Lottery Funded “Tales of the Tillingbourne” project.  The project researched the industrial history of all the mills along the Tillingbourne River – once seen as possibly the most industrialised river in the country.

Join Steve in the Drummonds in Albury for an optional drink afterwards.

Stout foot wear is recommended with weather appropriate clothing plus sunscreen lotion if required.

Well behaved dogs welcome on leads.

Length of Walk: 2.5 miles

Time: 10.30am for 11.am  prompt start

Meet: Albury Village Hall car park              Nearest postcode for Sat Nav: GU5 9AD

Contact: On the day mobile phone – Chris Howard 07879 841000

The event is free and open to all moderately fit walkers.    

 For further details and enquiries, contact info@surreyhillssociety.org  

Please note that the Surrey Hills Society and its Event partners accept no responsibility for any loss, damage or personal injury during events. Participants are requested to wear appropriate clothing and footwear and take due care and attention

The Society uses photographs on social media and on our website.  If you are not happy to have your photo taken during this event, please notify us in writing prior to the event and make the event organiser aware on the day.

 



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