Newton Beck

Generations of people have used the canal for all sorts of recreational fun. Walking, boating, cycling and running are the obvious ones that come to mind. But, Lancaster Canal has its amorous side too.

View waterway going through deep cutting under bridge Deep Cutting (C) John Illingworth

Here Betty Edge talks about the canal as a place for courtship, keeping secrets from fathers and putting a spoke in the wheel of one couple’s rendezvous.

Listen to Betty

The next trail QR codes are north where you can see the Carriage Works or south by Ridge Lane Bridge.

Last date edited: 17 July 2015