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"Friends of the Montgomery Canal"
"Aiming for the full Monty"
Montgomery Canal Triathlon 2017 Click for Details.
"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).
A list of access points suitable for Prams, Push-
Visitors has been compiled by the “Friends”. Click on the link below for a list in printable PDF format. (Click Here)
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.
Interested ? Further Information is available from the useful contacts below.
Details and membership forms available from :-
The Membership Secretary, "Friends of The Montgomery Canal"
Maggie Ellis, Crowther Hall, Pool Quay, Welshpool SY21 9JU.
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.)
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.
The canoes are available for use from Canal Central at Maesbury Marsh.
Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 8JG
Please Tel: 01691 652 168 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for details and booking.
N.B. The Poole Quay canoe launch site is no longer available.
(Photo is a “Friends” canoe on the restored Redwith section).
Programme of Friends Events.
FMC Events 2018 (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.