The Wigan Lancaster canal walk

The Wigan Group Chairman Geoffrey Porter, invites brethren, their families, friends, children and even their dogs to Walk nine miles of the Lancaster Canal on 9 July 2017 in support of the West Lancashire MCF 2021 Festival.

Longlands Hotel.

Longlands Hotel.

Hest Bank Pub.

Hest Bank Pub.

The walk will start Longlands Longlands Hotel in Carnforth and end at Royal Hotel, Hest Bank. For those walkers who may need to take liquid refreshment a midpoint pub, the Canal Turn will meet their needs.
Should the walkers need further liquid refreshment one mile from the end the Royal Pub is available!

The walk starts at 2pm prompt and should take around four hours. The route is: Bank Canal Turn Pub (approx 5 miles), Canal Turn to Royal Pub (approx 3 miles), Royal to Hest Bank Pub (approx 1 mile).

£10pp from and back to Wigan.

£10pp from and back to Wigan.

Coaches will pick up from Hindley, Bryn and Pemberton Masonic halls with pick-up be at 12 noon. The cost of the coach from Wigan to start is £10 Per Person.

£10 pp from and back to Wigan.Free Coaches will be running between all points on the walk to pick up people and transfer to the pub of their choice, to meet friends family etc.

Free coach transfer will also be available back to Longlands from the Royal in half hour intervals, to allow people to have meals at either Longlands or the Royal.

Walk for the MCF 2021 Festival.

Walk for the MCF 2021 Festival.

The last coach from the Longlands back to Wigan will be approx. two hours after the finish of walk (approx 6pm), this will give everyone chance of a meal and drink in the pub of their choice, alternatively they will return by their own transport

The group charity steward Chris Reeman needs a list of walkers from each hall, therefore brethren who intend to take part should inform their lodge secretary so that an indication who wants transport so that the correct coach can be booked for each Masonic Hall.

For further information contact Chris Reeman cmreeman@gmail.com

We request all walkers raise a minimum sponsorship of £20.00 each and that non-walkers kindly sponsor a Member of their Lodge if possible.

Click here to download the sponsorship form