Discover Ancient Birkrigg

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 11:00 to 13:00

Discover Ancient Birkrigg

Heritage Open Days 2017

Join Morecambe Bay Partnership and Greenlane Archaeology for a guided walk around Birkrigg Common discovering its extraordinary archaeological story and more about Birkrigg Stone Circle. Why not bring a picnic and stay for lunch too and enjoy the awesome view.

Booking required via Eventbrite

The meeting point is to the west of the Common at the crossroads of Urswick Road and White Gill Lane (near a large old quarry). For Sat Nav’s use postcode LA12 0PG (the postcode for the houses to the west of the meeting point). There is ample free car parking on the grassy area of the Common around the crossroads. Please park with courtesy to other users of the Common. Meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11:00 start. A map and further information for the event will be emailed upon booking.

The contact for the day is Michelle Cooper, Community & Heritage Training Officer for Morecambe Bay Partnership 07760 881826

Events Programme

Events Highlights

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 10:00 to 12:00
Bowness-on-Solway Beach Clean

Come and help volunteers remove rubbish from this long sandy beach which is within the Allonby Bay Marine Conservation Zone.  The Bay is valued for its reefs and mussel beds.  Crosscanonby is noted for its Roman fort, historic coastal saltpans and

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 11:00 to 12:00
Beauty Surrounds & Health Abounds

An illustrated talk by Bill Myers at Morecambe Library exploring the heyday of two of the Bay’s best loved holiday resorts, Morecambe and Heysham.

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 10:00 to 12:00
North Walney Nature Reserve Beach Clean

Meet at West Shore Car park, Earnse Bay. Everyone welcome! All equipment provided.

No need to book but if you are a large group please contact:

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