Starts 10:00 until 15:30
Hardy's Birthplace Visitor Centre, Thorncombe Woods, Higher Bockhampton, Dorset DT2 8QH
A Walk to Rainbarrow and Mistover Knap/Where Tess and Eustacia Overlap
A THS walk to accompany the Tess Study Day
Sunday 24th October 10.00am
Meet outside Hardy's Birthplace Visitor Centre - Thorncombe Woods (NGR SY724922) at 10am for a 4-mile walk following both Tess Durbeyfield and Eustacia Vye across Egdon Heath to Rainbarrow; pausing en route to inspect the two new Natural England/Thomas Hardy Interpretation Boards on Duddle Heath. Appropriate readings from both Tess of the d'Urbervilles and The Return of the Native to be incorporated.
Led by the pre-eminent Hardy topologist Dr Tony Fincham.
Please remember to wear weather-appropriate clothing and footwear. And feel free to bring a packed lunch. There is a small charge for the car park.
This event is free, but booking tickets in advance is advised.
For any enquiries please contact THS Secretary - Dr Tracy Hayes - email@example.com