A look at the treatment of the poor through the ages as they are moved from parish to parish, resented as a cause of local taxation and even have the nerve to die occasionally and require burial. There’s the odd riot, a chance to smash farm machinery and a trip to the poorhouse as a final “treat”.
Distance: 5 miles.
Parking: Street parking in adjacent roads.
Start and finish: Waldron Church, Rocks Lane, Waldron, TN21 0RA,TQ 549194.
Max number of walkers: 35.
Cost per person: Free
Walk grading: moderate