Walk with Wendover Canal Trust

Would you like to walk with the Wendover Canal Trust? Our next walk is 1030 on Saturday May 7th. After two years of being in lockdown or with limited access to entertainment and sporting events, isn’t it time we got out and enjoyed life again? Time to simply take in the fresh air, appreciate our beautiful Countryside, and ‘get back’ with nature? We are offering just that.

We want to increase our local involvement. So in April the Wendover Canal Trust started leading a monthly 3 mile circular guided walk. The walks start and finish at the recently completed Meads Farmhouse Kitchen Tea Rooms HP23 4NT, near Wilstone Village. Meet there from 1015.

What you will see

While on the walk, you will be able to:

  • View a section of the Wendover Canal under restoration.
  • See fine examples of 18thC Engineering, recently refurbished by the trust to meet current safety and operational standards.
  • Have a chance to spot extensive Bird and Wildlife in and around the large Wilstone reservoir. (The reservoir is graded as a Site of Special Scientific Interest SSSI.) 
  • Discover why the reservoirs were built, and what purpose they still play today.
  • Learn some of the fascinating history of the area from your knowledgeable guide.

Wendover Walks are being held on the first Saturday of each month April – September. They start at 10.30am and last about 2 hours. Along the way you will see a section of the Canal under restoration by the Wendover Canal Trust. You will be able to appreciate the immense effort that has gone into the project. Walks are usually scheduled to match our work party dates, so you may have the chance to speak with our volunteers and ask about any aspect of what they are doing.

The walks are along tracks which can be muddy. At various points we climb steps and slopes all this makes it unsuitable for buggies and wheelchairs. Suitable footwear is required. For further details, information on how to take part and contact details, please email Jenny at events@wendovercanal.org.uk .

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