Coal, Cotton and Canal Tour -COVID UPDATE

Event Postponement 07/11/2020

As the Government has advised that we are living in a second spike of Coronavirus [Covid-19], I have postponed the Coal, Cotton and Canal Tour at Lancashire Mining Museum scheduled for 07/11. Your ticket will be rolled over to a new date. This will be uploaded on the Bridgewater Guided Tours, Manchester Guided Tours webpages and my Eventbrite page as soon as government guidelines allow.

Event Cancellation
If the event can not be rescheduled, then you will be entitled to a full refund.
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7th November 2020 Start time 1pm

Join me for a fun and factual walk exploring the secrets of the past of the Bridgewater Canal and its villages inc Astley Green and Chat Moss.
At Astley Green, we will walk through the village and there will be opportunity to look around the museum, see the last Pit Head Gear of the Lancashire Coalfield and take a break in the museum cafe​.
Using maps and visual aids, we’ll take a look at the village and hear its history. We’ll learn about nearby treasure hoards, headless bodies, skulls of martyrs, mining disasters and the Miners Cathedral.

We also explore the impact that the canal, coal and cotton had on local men women and children.

This tour will be approximately 2 miles and will take 1.5-2 hours.

On the day of your tour: Please arrive at the meeting place 10 minutes before the start of the tour.

Meetat gates of Lancashire Mining Museum

Astley Green Colliery M29 7JB

Booking and Cancellations:

Tour Tickets £12 per person which includes the booking fee. You are advised to buy tickets in advance as tours will not go ahead without minimum booking numbers for safety reasons.

Worsley Wonder Tour

Alexa Fairclough Monument Worsley

Event Cancelled 07/11/2020

As the Government has advised that we are living in a second spike of Coronavirus [Covid-19] our Worsley Wonder Tour for November has unfortunately been cancelled.

All those booked have been contacted and given the option to defer to another date or cancel and refund. If for some reason you have not received this, please contact us and we can arrange this for you.

We hope that the December tour will be allowed to run however we will follow government guidelines as the stand in December.

Thank you for your understanding and please stay safe.

Join our regular tours of Worsley by fully qualified Green Badge guides for the Bridgewater Canal in Salford

Next Tour: Saturday 7th November 2020

11am Meet outside the Delph Bar & Restaurant

Booking recommended.

Can’t make it in November? Don’t worry there’s always December!

Saturday 5th December 2020