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Historical Walk in South Shields: In the Footsteps of Dr. Thomas Winterbottom
12 June 2018 @ 12:00 - 14:00
This walk will follow in the footsteps of Dr. Thomas Winterbottom (1766-1859)
With Dr. Malcolm Grady
Following a route down King Street, Ocean Road, South Marine Park, Salisbury Place, the Mariner’s Cottages, Westoe cemetery and ending in Westoe Village, our walk will help you learn about Dr. Winterbottom’s association with the important and well-known landmarks that even today play a vital part in the lives of people in South Shields and the wider region.
Meet at the old Town Hall in the Market Place at 12noon for this 2 hour walk – bring suitable clothing and footwear according to the weather forecast for the day.
For those who wish to discuss what has been learnt on the walk, we can retire to a local hostelry for refreshment.