Dorchester historical society summer visit – 24th June

Whitchurch Silk Mill and Winchester

The guided tour of Whitchurch Silk Mill will explain how silk is produced and made into beautiful silk fabrics. See the waterwheel and Victorian machinery, the beautiful garden on the banks of the River Test, and the shop which sells gifts made from the Mill’s exclusive silks.

You will then have the opportunity to spend the afternoon in Winchester. Perhaps visiting the Cathedral, the Great Hall and King Arthur’s Round Table, the Gurkha Museum or following the Winchester Tudor Trail.

9.00 Depart Bridge End Car Park

10.15 Whitchurch Silk Mill

12.30 Leave for Winchester Visitor Centre (The Cathedral Refrectory is one suggestion for lunch)

Free afternoon in Winchester where there is plenty to see and do.

16.00 Depart Winchester

17.30 Arrive back in Dorchester


The Cost is £26 (includes the coach and guided tour of the Whitchurch Silk Mill only). Please make your cheque out to Dorchester Historical Society and send to Gail Thomas, 14 Herringcote, Martins Lane, Dorchester on Thames, Oxon. OX10 7RD.


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Posted on February 19, 2017 in Events in and around Dorchester

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