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M.W.R.T.

 "Friends of the Montgomery Canal"

"Aiming for the full Monty"

E-mail. Friends@montgomerycanal.co.uk


"FRIENDS OF THE MONTGOMERY CANAL"

   Was formed by the Montgomery Waterway Restoration Trust to provide information and involvement for people living in the canal corridor, the membership of the organisation now well over  two hundred individual memberships representing some three to four hundred people.

    Even if you don't live in the area, you are welcome to join by contacting the membership secretary. (Details can be found below).



Nostalgic Memories.

   A page for people with fond memories of the canal to share them with others who  may or may not wish to add their own.        “MEMORIES”.



Access Points.

A list of access points suitable for Prams, Push-chairs  and Disabled

Visitors has been compiled by the “Friends”. Click on the link below for  a list in printable PDF format. (Click Here)



Canal-side Sculptures

A selection of sculptures has been installed along the canal, three of which appear below.

Click on the image to view in a larger format.

Llanymynech Wharf.    Twisted seat at Carreghofa.     Fat Man at  Buttington .


A leaflet  is to be published showing  more of the sculptures and seats.


"Whats New?" Further on the above subject.


Interested ? Further Information is available from the useful contacts below.


Details and membership forms available from :-


The Membership Secretary, "Friends of The Montgomery Canal"

Glan Afon, Rhyduchaf, Bala, Gwynedd. LL23 7SD.


OR:-  CLICK HERE.   

To download a membership application form in PDF format for you to print out and forward to the Membership secretary.


Michael Limbrey MBE, (Chairman, Montgomery Waterway Restoration Trust.)

Greenfields, Weston Lane, Oswestry, Shropshire. SY11 2BD

( e-mail:-  michael@limbrey.net )

Tel. :- 01691 654081


MONTGOMERY CANAL Home-page.



“FRIENDS” CANOES

Do you fancy a canoe trip on the “Monty” ??

The Friends of The Montgomery Canal have Canadian Style Canoes, with paddles and life jackets, available for use on the canal from Canal Central at Maesbury.

Contact Judith or Peter Richards on 01691 831455  FIRST.

If no reply, try Canal Central direct on 01691 652168. (Canal Central CLOSED Mondays).

N.B. The Poole Quay canoe launch site is no longer available.

Programme of Friends Events.


FMC Events 2015 (Click Here).    FMC Events 2014 (Click Here )


BYGONE DAYS.

Pictures of the canal as it was in the early 1900’s.

See if you can place them. You can then click on the image to see recent photo’s and details.

(Click Here).

Winter Spectacular at the Vyrnwy Aqueduct

   The well documented leaks on the Vyrnwy were brought to life by the recent hard winter as the photo below by Andy Talbot shows. Click on the photo to download a short Quicktime Movie.