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Find out about the hangings, the whippings and the brandings that took place within the City of Worcester. We will take you to the site of where this punishment was dished out as well as where the sentences were passed.

Let us show you the sites of where the two prisons were located and discover why we needed a tunnel between the County Gaol & the Infirmary.

Date of scheduled tour: None at present, but this tour can be booked upon request at a time to suit you and subject to guide availability.

Meeting Place: Guildhall, High Street, Worcester WR1 2EY

Length of Tour: 90 minutes

Suitable for: All ages and  abilities

Available: All year round, at a time to suit you and subject to guide availability.

Minimum Number: 1

Maximum Number: 50

Cost: £7.50 per person. Group rates are available upon request.

Please note our telephone number (07949 222137) to alert us if you are running late for a tour. If you are late then we reserve the right to shorten your tour. This can be necessary as the guide may have a later tour to take and is unable to wait on for you. If you have not appeared 10 minutes after the due start of your tour and you have not contacted us, the guide is authorised to leave without you.


Hi Helen. Thank you for this evening. I was well impressed. I will ensue that the grandchildren are nailed to the whipping post tomorrow!