Guided History WalksDate/Time
Date(s) - 24/05/2015
8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Godfrey Smith is a prominent local historian and has lived in
Hither Green all his life. His book ‘Hither Green: The Forgotten Hamlet’ was published in 1997 and a revised edition is set for publication in early 2016.
Guided Walks Information
1. St. Mary’s Church, Ladywell to Hither Green
Location: Meet at the Church of St Mary the Virgin next to Lewisham Hospital.
Overview: The walk will proceed from the church, up Hither Green Lane, and along Ryecroft Road, the ‘Hocus Pocus Footpath’ over the railway bridge to Lee and to Hither Green.
2. A circular walk, starting and finishing in Hither Green
Location: Meet at the Clock Tower, Meridian South, Hither Green. Access from Hither Green Lane via George Lane.
Overview: Godfrey will take you on a eye opening tour of Hither Green: From Medieval Farms to discovering local landed entry through to the barrage balloons kept at Mountsfield Park during World War II.
Cost: Both Walks are free, but booking is required
Capacity A maximum of 20 people per walk.
Tickets: available online from wegottickets.com, plus You Don’t Bring Me Flowers and The Cafe of Good Hope