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Lincoln

The River Witham joins the Fossdyke Navigation at Brayford Pool in the centre where you can take your little ones (and older ones!) on a boat trip. This large expanse of water was a natural lake and was first excavated by the Romans to improve it for boats.

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General information

Address: Lucy Tower Street, Lincoln, LN1 1XW

Visit time: 1hr - 2hrs

Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing

Parking: There is a pay & display car park on Lucy Tower Street, best for Brayford Pool

Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café

Free visitor guide

Great for

Today, you can see a host of narrowboats and river craft at the boatyard, marina and boat club. Just east of Brayford Pool, the River Witham navigation passes through the heart of Victorian Lincoln and through the Glory Hole - where an ancient half-building stands right over the canal.

  • Walking

Nearby

The Glory Hole Bridge, Lincoln Cathedral

Spot a boat

You should hopefully see some boats

Refreshments

Boat trips

Wildlife

You may see:

  • Swans
  • Ducks

You are guaranteed to see some elegant swans glide past