Six Poor Travellers House

A Tudor charity house founded by the Elizabethan MP Richard Watts to provide board and lodgings for six poor travellers and continued to do so right up to the Second World War.

The house and charity are immortalised in Dickens' Christmas short story entitled The Seven Poor Travellers.

A courtyard and herb garden attracts many visitors in the summer.

Opening Times

Open Easter to 12 October 2020

Wednesday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm (closed for lunch between 1-2pm).


97 High Street

Entry Price

Free Entry