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A unique walking experience


On Sunday 10 June the Queen’s Official Guide to the Sands, Cedric Robinson, will lead a walk across the biggest expanse of tidal mudflats and sand in the UK. It is only possible at certain times of the year and under expert guidance.

Gather at the seaside village of Arnside and come prepared to walk the sands and paddle the waters as you cross the bay. Allow between 3-4 hours for the eight mile walk which takes in incredible, expansive views. Finishing at Kents Bank Railway Station near Grange-over-Sands, a popular way to return to Arnside is to catch the two carriage train back. Many end the afternoon with fish and chips, a meal or a brew at a pub.

Please be aware that there will be water – at least knee deep - to walk or wade through and that there’s uneven ground at the end of the walk as we reach Kents Bank.

Standard Entry: £10

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The Cross Bay Walk route is constantly changing due to the tide and movement of sand but will be something like this. The route will be about 8 miles crossing from Arnside to Kents Bank taking 3-4 hours to complete.

Why not get a group together of friends and family and join fellow walkers at Arnside on Sunday 10 June at 2.30pm.

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Sign up for the 2018 Brathay Cross Bay Walk now, a great family day out.

Adults can sign up £10 and under 16's for £5. Under 18's must be accompanied. All money raised will go to our work to help disadvantaged young people fulfil their potential

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