Secret Spittal: A Walk around Spittal

A self-guided walk around Spittal to find out stories about people and buildings

Friday 18th - Sunday 20th September 2020 between 10:00 and 18:00

Take yourself on a walk around Spittal and find out about some of the properties and buildings there both past and present. Spittal was once a seaside resort but also a place with an industrial past. Over 180 properties are taking part with a poster of information in a window, on a gate or lamp post with anecdotal and hearsay information from local residents, newspapers of the time, censuses and directory with extra historical facts thrown in for good measure. There are also a few questions. Can you be the one to answer them or can you provide us with more information?

Many private properties, and also to name but a few

Forge Cottages

Spittal Mill

The Venetian Pavilion

The Ferry

Gibson's Row

Ship Inn


The British School

The Quay

Gas Works


Bacon Factory

The Albert Hall

Apsley House

Iron works

 Enjoy exploring Secret Spittal but please remember: keep groups to no more than six people, preserve social distances, take care crossing the roads and don't touch windows or notices!

About the author 

Raine Bryant