We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.


Bilsborrow boasts over forty miles of uninterrupted canal running through a beautiful landscape, making it the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy your local waterway. The area is brimming with historic architecture, including a stunning 15th century barn, canal basin and aqueduct. Relax in a riverside café, pub or restaurant, or take a gentle stroll and get immersed in the historic surroundings.

General information

Address: Canalside, St Michaels Rd, Nr Garstang, Bilsborrow PR3 0RS

Visit time: 2 hours

Parking: Parking for customers of the local pubs, restaurants and hotels, limited on steet parking

Toilets: For customers of the local pubs and restaurants

Free visitor guide

Great for

Be sure to keep an eye out for a variety of canal wildlife – you may even spot a kingfisher or heron!

  • Dog walking
  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Canoeing


Glasson Dock, Lancaster, Lune Aqueduct, Barton Grange, Guy's Thatched Hamlet.

Spot a boat

You should see some boats especially in the summer months


Boat trips

Picnic spot

There are plenty of grassy areas to have a picnic.



You may see:

  • Ducks
  • Kingfisher
  • Heron
  • Mallards & swans
  • Coots & moorhens
  • Dipper
  • Grey wagtail
  • Daubentons bats

A super stretch of idyllic canal where you'll see plenty of water birds