The Lune Aqueduct is one of the 'Seven Wonders of the Waterways', a masterpiece of civil engineering. 202 metres (664 feet) long, it carries Lancaster Canal 16 metres (53 feet) above the River Lune. It was designed by John Rennie and constructed by Alexander Stevens in 1797. The aqueduct consists of five 21 metre (70 foot) semi-circular arches.
Address: Caton Road, Lancaster, LA1 3PE
Visit time: 1hr - 1.5hrs
Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing
Parking: Pay & display car park on Caton Road LA1 3PE
Toilets: None on site
Cycle along the newly opened cycle path passing underneath the aqueduct and along the banks of the River Lune
White Cross Mill, Moor Lane South Mill, Moor Lane North Mill, Bath Mill Stables, Heron Works
Chances are you'll see some narrowboats, and if you're in luck one may go over the aqueduct!
runs in summer
Follow in the footsteps of those who have travelled the Lancaster Canal before you
You may see:
The Lune Aqueduct is a great place for wildlife. Canal and river habitats provide places for all sorts of different creatures from tiny stoneflies to beautiful swans. You can find out more about them when you visit the aqueduct and explore the River Lune Millennium Park