Explore Newbury Walking Tours 2018 - First Battle of Newbury


A two hour walk from the Royalist positions on the eve of battle, through ‘no man’s land’ to where parliament gained a foothold on the high ground at Round Hill. Examining the strategies, weapons and outcomes of one of the civil wars most pivotal battles and visiting the location where Lord Falkland met his death.


Your Guide Dave Stubbs was for many years the ‘local bobby’ at Wash Common – his interest in local history awakened by digging up a civil war musket ball in his back garden. He has accumulated a wealth of local lore which he loves sharing through talks and guided walks. 

Cost £5 per adult, £4 concessions. The walk lasts two hours. Meet at the Falkland Memorial. Tickets available from Newbury Corn Exchange, Market Place, Newbury, RG14 5BD

Tel 0845 5218 218


Sunday, 16 September 2018 - 2:30pm
Event location: 
Falkland Memorial
Essex Street/Andover Road Junction
Wash Common, Newbury
RG14 6QW
United Kingdom
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