Living conditions in the 1830s for Tolpuddle families were harsh. The delightful old cottages we now see in the village such as those along Church Hill would have been damp and over-crowded homes. Food would have been basic such as bread, cheese and tea.

Short Film Narrated by Maxine Peake for the Tolpuddle AV Trail. For the full trail including links to extra information, the story in the Martyrs' own words and exciting interactive activities for all ages, download the free App from your App store (or follow the link on the main  Trail page).