About Walpole & Districts

Despite its small stature, the tidy town of Walpole and its surrounding districts is immensely proud of its place in the world, which is stunningly beautiful and is home to a rich natural and cultural heritage.

We honour and celebrate our place and our people in this series of articles:


Our Swedish connection

Adapted from a contribution by Julie Benson to the August 19, 2015 edition of the Walpole Weekly: This week I had the pleasure of meeting a Swedish relative of the Benson family. Carl (Charles) Albert Benson was a pioneer of Walpole & Districts after starting life in Gothenburg with his … Continue reading