Thousands had turned out in 2012 - can you spot yourself?
Thousands had turned out in 2012 - can you spot yourself?

Wreck Trek memories: 24 pictures which capture thousands of people marching out to Wyre Light through the decades back to the 90s

Because it was simply a great thing to do, the Wreck Trek was always a massive event.

By Claire Lark
Tuesday, 7th June 2022, 3:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 9th June 2022, 1:02 pm

The ever shifting sands and channels made the walk to Wyre Light in Morecambe Bay treacherous. But at the right time, when the tides were right and under the expert guidance of the RNLI, the annual event from Fleetwood gave people the chance to make the four mile walk to see the disused lighthouse and ship wrecks further along. It ceased a few years ago because of safety concerns but for many, these photos will remind them of what a great event it was. They are archived photos through the years, right back to the 1990s.

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