Guided Walks with Peter Wade

Peter leads his fascinating walks throughout the district, bringing to life the different areas with their diverse histories…

 

GUIDED WALKS 2018

Mawson’s Garden Village
26 May, 2pm
Meet: Level crossing, Hest Bank shore
A stroll through Hest Bank and Slyne highlighting the arts-and-crafts buildings associated with the garden and landscape designer Thomas Mawson.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

The Train now Standing
2 June, 2pm
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
A trackside walk in search of the sites of Morecambe’s many past railway stations.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Echoes of Art Deco
9 June, 2pm
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
Morecambe’s 1930s heyday as reflected in its Art Deco buildings, some inspired directly by the iconic Midland Hotel.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Lancaster’s Lost Observatory
16 June, 2pm
Meet: Entrance, Ashton Memorial, Williamson Park, Lancaster
The story of a lost astronomical observatory and Lancaster’s part in a North West cotton empire.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Secrets of Sambo’s Grave
23 June, 2pm
Meet: Causeway End, Sunderland Point
An exploration of Sunderland Point and Sambo’s lonely grave.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Hidden Heysham
30 June, 2pm
Meet: Bus turnaround, Heysham Village
A walk in search of lost tea gardens, rock-cut carvings and puppet superstars.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Lines across the Lune
7 July, 2pm
Meet: Maritime Museum, St George’s Quay, Lancaster
Lancaster and the River Lune at a crossroads in nineteenth century Railway Mania.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Poulton and Old Morecambe
14 July, 2pm
Meet: Police Station, Poulton Square, Morecambe
An exploration of the fishing village of Poulton-le-Sands including its Manor house and a hidden Victorian cemetery.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Secrets of Sambo’s Grave
21 July, 2pm
Meet: Causeway End, Sunderland Point
An exploration of Sunderland Point and Sambo’s lonely grave.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Mawson’s Garden Village
28 July, 2pm
Meet: Level crossing, Hest Bank shore
A stroll through Hest Bank and Slyne highlighting the arts-and-crafts buildings associated with the garden and landscape designer Thomas Mawson.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

The Train now Standing
4 August, 2pm
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
A trackside walk in search of the sites of Morecambe’s many past railway stations.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Echoes of Art Deco
11 August, 2pm
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
Morecambe’s 1930s heyday as reflected in its Art Deco buildings, some inspired directly by the iconic Midland Hotel.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Lancaster Time Tour
18 August, 2pm
Meet: Entrance, Priory Church, Castle Hill, Lancaster
Lancaster’s public clocks and timepieces including a strange case of death by time.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Hidden Heysham
25 August, 2pm
Meet: Bus turnaround, Heysham Village
A walk in search of lost tea gardens, rock-cut carvings and puppet superstars.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Lines across the Lune
1 September, 2pm
Meet: Maritime Museum, St George’s Quay, Lancaster
Lancaster and the River Lune at a crossroads in nineteenth century Railway Mania.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Mawson’s Garden Village
8 September, 2pm
Meet: Level crossing, Hest Bank shore
A stroll through Hest Bank and Slyne highlighting the arts-and-crafts buildings associated with the garden and landscape designer Thomas Mawson.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Secrets of Sambo’s Grave
22 September, 2pm
Meet: Causeway End, Sunderland Point
An exploration of Sunderland Point and Sambo’s lonely grave.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)

Poulton and Old Morecambe
29 September, 2pm
Meet: Police Station, Poulton Square, Morecambe
An exploration of the fishing village of Poulton-le-Sands including its Manor house and a hidden Victorian cemetery.
£3 per person
Contact: Peter Wade (Tel 01524 420905)


Details

  • Area: Morecambe and Heysham Guided walks History and heritage