Grand Opening 28th June 2024 10am to 3pm – Wendover to Halton towpath upgrade.
Robbie Cumming of BBC4’s Canal Boat Diaries to cut the ribbon.
•A community celebration of the recent upgrading of this towpath.
To be held on the last day of John Colet’s “Focus Week”.
•Holding of a ‘canal fair’ in Walnut Tree Meadow.
.•A teddy bears’ picnic for primary age children, plus Treasure Trail..
•An equivalent challenge for secondary school children.
•A quiz along the towpath for pupils on ecology and environment.
•Talks by experts on water safety, environment, ecology etc
•Talks at sites of particular interest along the towpath.
•The giving out of a “passport” which is stamped and earns a certificate
•A sponsored walk for a local charity
•Stop-off points at heritage sites, with experts on hand.
•Kayakers and Paddleboarder along the Canal.
•Musical participation, refreshments and displays along the way.
•Join where you like: at Wendover HP22 6HF, Halton HP22 5NS or between.
•A shuttle bus at either end of this 1.7 mile towpath to take people back
•No entry charge for the event, bus provided free.
All welcome! Bring your family and friends!
John Colet School,
Wendover and Halton Parish Councils,
Wendover Canal Trust
**** The above stated activities may be adapted prior to June. Updates will be on this webpage