Coal, Cotton and Canal Tour -COVID UPDATE

IMPORTANT: COVID-19 STATEMENT
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.