Welcome to Wray
is a site showing life in a beautiful rural location, in the Lune
Valley, just north of Lancaster, Lancashire, England. (map link on
If you are looking for the scarecrow page, the link is on the left!
is full of lively local characters and groups, - and hosts many local
events, such as the scarecrow festival and maggot races. Wray was also
the first wireless hotspot village in Lancashire and lit the first
rural fibre to the home in the UK in 2009. The whole village now has
access to hyperfast fibre broadband at 1000 Mbps, that is a Gigabit and
it's symmetrical, which means the upload is as fast as the download!
More details on the links at the side of the page.
Thank you for visiting - please bookmark this page in your favourites
Institute is currently not taking any new bookings due to staff
shortages. Any exisiting bookings will be honoured (updated:Jan 2016)
Institute Committee Email Tel: 01524222311(answerphone) DO NOT USE for Scarecrow Festival
Publications about the village:
The Wray Institute photo book, click here to view, and thanks to Rod for digitising it.
The Wray Flood of 1967 - memories of a Lune Valley Community A book written by a local historian with information from local residents
JFDI Community Broadband Wennington, a book published about Lune Valley wifi networks
click here to visit Lulu and buy online. (Link will open in new window)
Wray and District Remembered by David Kenyon
David's phone number is 015242 21668
Please write to:
The book costs £15 plus p&p
Please let us know if you have any suggestions or if you find problems using this site, email webmaster @ wrayvillage.co.uk
Cricket #twicket match on
BBC news Here
BBC London Here
Tatham and Wray census 1841-1901 thanks Richard
NewLinks on Local sites of interest page on left, please check them out.