Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873) was one of the most popular Victorian writers credited with popularising science fiction, crime novels and producing historical novels. He wrote much in the High Gothic style, which fell out of favour but may be seen as linking 18thC and 20thC traditions.
He lived at the Gothic-styled Knebworth House, entertaining friends such as Charles Dickens.
This walk starts in Old Knebworth continues to Graffidge Wood and the Keeper’s Cottage, returns around Knebworth House and then finishes at the village.
We shall be joined by guest walker Mike Clarke, local historian and writer.
It is part of the British Schools Museum's Dreamers, Radicals & Satirists season. The ticket includes £1 off an entry ticket to the museum (T&Cs apply).
Children must be accompanied by an adult. The walk is 4.5 miles across country with some minor road walking. The terrain is fairly easy and we shall meet up at Old Knebworth at 10am and anticipate finishing by 1pm. Walkers will meet at Old Knebworth - joining instructions will be sent before the walk.