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Lawnswood Cemetery Guided Walks

September 6th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Events

by Joel Beaumont
Guided walks around Lawnswood Cemetery are taking place this week as part of Heritage Open Days 2011 tour.

Although not everyone’s idea of a relaxing walk, Lawnswood Cemetery has lots to offer those who are interested in local history. There are many buried treasures just waiting to be discovered in this local landmark.

The prominent and well known grave entitled Ethel at the Gate will be one of the sites on the tour with various stories accompanying the grave. This local monument is certainly something to behold.

Ethel At The Gate

The Lawnswood Cemetery guided walk is free of charge and takes place on Thursday 8th September at 10am and 11am. Pre-booking a place on the walk is required and can be done so by calling 0113 2673188 or 0113 2673189.Heritage Open Days, organised by English Heritage, celebrate the architecture and culture of landmarks around the country offering free access to properties which are not usually available.

Over 4000 sites have registered for the Heritage Open Days weekend which runs from 8th September – 11th September.

With hundreds of events taking place across West Yorkshire follow the link and see what else you can do on the Heritage Open Days weekend

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