Fenland’s cultural jems on offer in heritage open day

The castle
The castle
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Some of Fenland’s cultural jems will be opening their doors during the heritage open days.

Guided walks and exhibitions are some of the attractions on offer during the event, which runs from Thursday to Sunday.

Chatteris library will be hosting a photographic exhibition of town buildings while a display of Toys from the Past will be held in March Museum.

Guided walks will be given by March Society in Station Road and there will be a guided walk around Ring’s End Nature Reserve.

March buildings which will be opening their doors include The Masonic Hall, The Acre and St Peter’s Church Tower

Tours will be offered around Ameycespa waste transfer station on Friday.

Guided tours of the apple orchards followed by a tasting will be on offer at the Orchard in Redmoor Lane, Wisbech.

Visitors to the town will also be able to tour Octavia Hill Birth Place House, 19 North Brink, All Saints’ Church in Walsoken, the council chamber, The Castle, Wisbech Social Club and institute, Guyhirn Chapel of Ease, The Angles Theatre and St Augustine’s church.

Wisbech General Cemetery is also taking part.

A shackleton cockpit will be available to view at Fenland Aviation Museum.

Leverington Church is putting on a two day exhibition featuring memorabilia of the First and Second World Wars, village life and parish registers over Saturday and Sunday.

Activities include church and tower tours along with bell ringing and organ demonstrations.