Hospital & Police Station

The former Cottage Hospital and Police Station are now private dwellings.  They both represent a time when all public services were located in the town.

The hospital was built in 1897 as a Diamond Jubilee Memorial to Queen Victoria.

Now make your way back to Point 6 crossing the road via the pinch point.

A choice of route can be made here –

Retrace your steps to the starting point for a level, shorter town walk.


Follow the Main Trail down the steep hill of the NEW WAY to the COMMONS.