Southwell Workhouse

The Midlands & the Marches

On the road to Newark, 1 mile east of the village centre, the Southwell Workhouse is a sobering reminder of the tough life faced by paupers in the 19th century. You can explore the factory floors and workers' chambers accompanied by an audio guide narrated by 'inmates' and 'officials'. One-hour guided tours of the exteriors take place at 11am.

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