Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts
Event Detail

Florence Nightingale Guided Walk

Saturday 23 May, 10.30am
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Manuscripts & Special Collections

In line with the University’s response to Government Guidance, we have postponed Lakeside’s entire programme – exhibitions, workshops, talks and events – until the end of June. More information is available here.‚Äč

Approx. 4 hours
Meet at Wheatcroft's Wharf Café, Cromford, DE4 3RQ
Only suitable for those with a good level of fitness

Join Nightingale-expert Dr Richard Bates for a five-mile guided walk of sites around Cromford and Holloway that are associated with the Crimean War heroine. The walk will include a visit to the grounds of Lea Hurst, the Nightingale family home, which is still in private ownership and not normally accessible by the public.

Know before you book

The walk will cover approximately 5 miles. The route includes some moderately steep paths, uneven terrain and stiles. A good level of fitness is needed.

What to bring

Participants should wear walking boots or sturdy trainers and weather-appropriate clothing. It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water with you.