Lancaster walk

Find out how Lancaster's vibrant waterways helped to shape the city on this three mile walk.

Penny Street Bridge crossing waterway with boats moored nearby Penny Street Bridge, Lancaster

This walk is from the Royal Geographical Society’s ‘Discovering Britain’ series. Visit their website for full route information and maps.

There are plenty of reasons to visit the Lancaster Canal. The canal was only recently connected to the national waterway network via the Ribble Link in 2002. Spending the majority of its life in isolation, it has developed its own unique character. Discover the Lancaster Canal and the historic city of Lancaster on this interesting walk.

Start point: The Three Mariners pub, Bridge Lane, LA1 1EE

End point: Westfield War Memorial Village Gates, West Road, LA1 5PE

Distance: three miles

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