Heritage Open Days: Electra boat talk

Great Linford Manor Park

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Various Times
Suitable for adults

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Step aboard Milton Keynes' electric community canal boat Electra to discover the history of the Grand Union Canal as part of this year's Heritage Open Days celebration! Electra is being moored at the beautiful heritage site of Great Linford Manor Park as part of our wider festival programme.

At this talk:

  • Learn about the history of the canal and its impact on Buckinghamshire.
  • Discover how the canal was built and what it was used for.
  • Explore the all-electric Electra boat and its unique spot in the water at Great Linford.

The talk lasts 30 minutes.

Talks last 30 minutes and are fully accessible. Please book one ticket per person in your party.

Timings: Talks at 12:30 and 13:15.

Meeting place: Mooring at Great Linford Manor Park, click here for a What3Words location.

Accessibility: Electra has wheelchair access. A portable hearing loop is available on request from events@theparkstrust.com or 01908 233600. Please let us know in advance if you require this service.

Click here to find out more about Electra.

Why not couple your talk with a free guided walk of Great Linford Manor Park with the Friends of Great Linford Manor Park in full historic costume? Walks take place at 10:30, 11:30 and 13:30 and last 1h30. Click here to book a guided walk.

Photo credit: Gill Prince Photography.

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