Guided Walks by Peter Wade

Local historian and a key member of the Morecambe Heritage Centre, Peter Wade, has been hosting walks and tours of the local area for over 20 years. If you’re looking to learn more about the local history, then one of Peter Wade’s 2022 walks is the perfect opportunity!


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We do Like to Eat Beside the Seaside guided walk

16 April, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
A celebration of traditional seaside feasts and teatime treats.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


The Train now Standing guided walk

4 June, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
A trackside walk in search of Morecambe’s past railway stations and its pioneering electric railway.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Secrets of Sambo’s Grave guided walk

11 June, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Information Board, Causeway End, Sunderland Point
The story of Sunderland Point and Sambo’s lonely shore-side grave.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Hidden Heysham guided walk

18 June, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Bus turnaround, Heysham Village
Memories of lost tea gardens, fairy grottoes and puppet superstars.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Tap Rooms and Temperance Halls

25 June, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Police Station, Poulton Square, Morecambe
Beer and brewhouses, enterprise and tee-totalism in 19th century Morecambe.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Lancaster’s Lost Observatory guided walk

2 July, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Entrance, Ashton Memorial, Williamson Park, Lancaster
The story of a forgotten astronomical observatory and Lancaster’s part in a North West cotton empire.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Mawson’s Garden Village guided walk

9 July, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Level crossing, Hest Bank shore
Hest Bank and Slyne, highlighting arts-and-crafts buildings associated with the landscape designer, Thomas Mawson.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Secrets of Sambo’s Grave guided walk

16 July, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Information Board, Causeway End, Sunderland Point
The story of Sunderland Point and Sambo’s lonely shore-side grave.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Poulton and Old Morecambe guided walk

23 July, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Police Station, Poulton Square, Morecambe
Stories of the old fishing village of Poulton-le-Sands, its Manor House and a hidden Victorian cemetery.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Echoes of Art Deco guided walk

30 July, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
Morecambe’s 1930s heyday reflected in its Art Deco buildings and iconic seafront Midland Hotel.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


We do Like to Eat Beside the Seaside guided walk

6 August, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
A celebration of traditional seaside feasts and teatime treats.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


The Train now Standing guided walk

13 August, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
A trackside walk in search of Morecambe’s past railway stations and its pioneering electric railway.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Hidden Heysham guided walk

20 August, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Bus turnaround, Heysham Village
Memories of lost tea gardens, fairy grottoes and puppet superstars.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Tap Rooms and Temperance Halls

27 August, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Police Station, Poulton Square, Morecambe
Beer and brewhouses, enterprise and tee-totalism in 19th century Morecambe.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Lancaster Time Tour guided walk

3 September, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Entrance, Priory Church, Castle Hill, Lancaster
Lancaster’s public clocks and timepieces including a strange case of death by time.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Mawson’s Garden Village guided walk

10 September, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Level crossing, Hest Bank shore
Hest Bank and Slyne, highlighting arts-and-crafts buildings associated with the landscape designer, Thomas Mawson.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Poulton and Old Morecambe guided walk

17 September, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: Police Station, Poulton Square, Morecambe
Stories of the old fishing village of Poulton-le-Sands, its Manor House and a hidden Victorian cemetery.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905


Echoes of Art Deco guided walk

24 September, 2pm
£3 per person (cash only on the day please)
Meet: The Platform, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
Morecambe’s 1930s heyday reflected in its Art Deco buildings and iconic seafront Midland Hotel.
To book or for further information, please call 01524 420905

 


Details

  • April 16th, 2022 to September 24th, 2022