Morecambe Bay's Tidal Islands - Guided walk to Chapel Island

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Sun, 01 Aug 2021 12:00

Morecambe Bay's Tidal Islands - Guided walk to Chapel Island

Discover the secrets of the Leven Estuary and Chapel Island led by Guide to the Leven Sands, Ray Porter

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Our Chief Executive Susannah Bleakley is stepping down after 25years. To bid her farewell, we are delighted to be running one of her favourite events and offer the rare opportunity to explore Chapel Island, near Ulverston. The walk will be led by the Official Guide to the Leven Estuary, Ray Porter, who will lead us safely across the Ulverston Channel which flows between the shore and the island.

Be prepared: the very first part of the walk crosses sticky and slippery mud, but this soon eases to firm sand. Some crossing of water channels may be necessary so you may get a bit wet. Remember the coast can be breezy and cold - take an extra/windproof layer and your hat!

Pre-booking required. Suitable for aged 6 and upwards. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome.

Those wishing to visit Chapel Island should not attempt the crossing at any time other than low tide and as part of a guided walk and should seek local advice.

Meet at 12pm. The walk will finish by 4pm (if not before). Full details of the meeting point will be sent out to those registered ahead of the walk. 

Cost: £12 for adults £4 for children (age 6 and over).

All proceeds will go to the Morecambe Bay Partnership Charity and will play a vital role in helping to create a thriving Bay rich in wildlife and heritage that brings joy to all. Your gift will help save the Bay’s birds, clean up our beaches, improve disabled access and get more people caring for and celebrating the history that shaped us. 

Morecambe Bay Partnership reserves the right to cancel this event at short notice if required on the advice of the Guide or Coastguard. All ticket donations will be refunded in these circumstances. 


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(Image: Walk to Chapel Island 2019, S. Bleakley)


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