Gunpowder Trail Walk

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Gunpowder Trail Walk

Crooklands Hotel, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7NW

Walk in south Cumbria to view heritage sites

The guided walk explores the link between the Lancaster Canal and the gunpowder works at Gatebeck, Cumbria. There are artefacts to see, and to discover, and the importance of this industry to the area will become apparent. The walk takes about 2hrs 15 minutes, there are some stiles, and meadows to cross but plenty of opportunities for short cuts and early termination.,

Opening Times

Friday 7 September: na
Saturday 8 September: na
Sunday 9 September: Waterwitch Boat Trips 1400 - 1600
Sunday 16 September: Walks1000 & 1400 Waterwitch Boat Tips 1400 -1600

Booking Details

No booking required


Walk is across meadows and lanes, some stiles and very modest ascent

Additional Information

Max 30 people per tour/session. Walk takes about 2 hrs 15 mins Contact for the day: Mobile: 07776 40071


Start and finish point is Wakefield's Wharf, Lancaster Canal, alongside the B6385, opposite the Crooklands Hotel. Grid Ref SD 533 836. Parking in adjacent lay-bys ,or at Crooklands Hotel. The Lancaster Canal Trust trip boat will be operating on adjacent site on the Sunday afternoons 9th & 16th between 1400 & 1600 and is well signed at the same point.

Organised by

Lancaster Canal Trust

Event Properties

Event Date 16-09-2018 10:00 am
Event End Date 16-09-2018 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 16-08-2018 11:00 pm
Wakefield's Wharf
Crooklands LA7 7NW, UK
Wakefield's Wharf
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