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 2021

 

The Train now Standing
Saturday 7 August, 2pm
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
£3 per person
A trackside walk in search of Morecambe’s past railway stations and its pioneering electric railway.
To book a place on this walk, telephone 01524 420905

 

Hidden Heysham
Saturday 14 August, 2pm
Meet: Bus turnaround, Heysham Village
£3 per person
Memories of lost tea gardens, fairy grottoes and puppet superstars.
To book a place on this walk, telephone 01524 420905

 

Tap Rooms and Temperance Halls
Saturday 21 August, 2pm
Meet: Police Station, Poulton Square, Morecambe
£3 per person
Beer, brewhouses, enterprise and abstinence in 19th century Morecambe.
To book a place on this walk, telephone 01524 420905

 

Mawson’s Garden Village
Saturday 28 August, 2pm
Meet: Level crossing, Hest Bank shore
£3 per person
Hest Bank and Slyne, highlighting arts-and-crafts buildings associated with the landscape designer Thomas Mawson.
To book a place on this walk, telephone 01524 420905

 

The Lancaster Time Tour
Saturday 4 September, 2pm
Meet: Entrance, Priory Church, Castle Hill, Lancaster
£3 per person
Lancaster’s public clocks and timepieces including a curious case of death by time.
To book a place on the walk telephone 01524 420905

 

Poulton and Old Morecambe
Saturday 11 September, 2pm
Meet: Police Station, Poulton Square, Morecambe
£3 per person
Stories of the old fishing village of Poulton-le-Sands, its Manor House and hidden Victorian cemetery.
To book a place on this walk, telephone 01524 420905

 

Secrets of Sambo’s Grave
Saturday 18 September, 2pm
Meet: Information Board, Causeway End, Sunderland Point
£3 per person
Sunderland Point and the story of Sambo’s lonely shore-side grave including the now rare opportunity to examine fibres from the famous Cotton Tree.
To book a place on this walk, telephone 01524 420905

 

Echoes of Art Deco
Saturday 25 September, 2pm
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
£3 per person
Morecambe’s 1930s heyday reflected in its Art Deco buildings, some inspired by the seafront Midland Hotel.
To book a place on this walk, telephone 01524 420905

 

Lancaster’s Men of Science
Saturday 9 October, 2pm
Meet: Queen Victoria’s Statue, Dalton Square, Lancaster
£3 per person
The early lives of Lancaster’s eminent men of science including The Dinosaur Man, Sir Richard Owen.
To book a place on this walk, telephone 01524 420905

 

Mawson’s Garden Village
Saturday 16 October, 2pm
Meet: Level crossing, Hest Bank shore
£3 per person
Hest Bank and Slyne, highlighting arts-and-crafts buildings associated with the landscape designer Thomas Mawson.
To book a place on this walk, telephone 01524 420905

 

Poulton and Old Morecambe
Saturday 23 October, 2pm
Meet: Police Station, Poulton Square, Morecambe
£3 per person
Stories of the old fishing village of Poulton-le-Sands, its Manor House and hidden Victorian cemetery.
To book a place on this walk, telephone 01524 420905

 

Echoes of Art Deco
Saturday 30 October, 2pm
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
£3 per person
Morecambe’s 1930s heyday reflected in its Art Deco buildings, some inspired by the seafront Midland Hotel.
To book a place on this walk, telephone 01524 420905

 


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