Higham Ferrers Tourism is currently responsible for Higham Ferrers Town Tours, a service that has been provided by volunteers from the Higham Ferrers community for more than 35 years.

When are the tours available?

The tours, which can be arranged for summer afternoons and evenings, are available to individuals, small groups and organisations and are aimed at letting more people know about the history and delights of Higham Ferrers.

Where do the tours go?

The tours focus on telling the story of Higham - its personalities and eccentricities - and cover:
  • Roman and Saxon Higham
  • Mediaeval Higham.
You will visit the:
  • Chichele College
  • castle
  • dovecote
  • church and its outbuildings
  • Market Square
  • Washington connections.
Teas and refreshments can be provided after the tour, if required.
See the Higham Ferrers Heritage Trail leaflet below for more information.

Do you want to know more?

For further details about future Higham Ferrers Town Tours, please contact Irene Hawkins on 01933 411191 or email at

Pam Webbley,
25 Oct 2012, 05:11