Glasson Branch (Lancaster Canal)

Alongside an impressive variety of birdlife in the winter the Glasson Branch of the Lancaster Canal affords lovely views across Morecambe Bay to the high fells of the Lake District.

Sailing boats moored on Glasson Basin Glasson Basin

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The Glasson branch of the Lancaster Canal was opened in 1820 providing the canal with its first link to the sea. The branch runs through the tranquil countryside of the Conden Valley to the saltings and marshland leading to the River Lune.

Find stoppages, restrictions and other navigational advice for this waterway

Read more about the history of the Lancaster Canal