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


Planning your visit

Address: Kepple Lane, Garstang, PR3 IPA

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

Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café

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

Great for

A great place to get out, get some fresh air and soak up the natural environment

  • Dog walking
  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Canoeing


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

Spot a boat

You should hopefully see some narrowboats


Picnic spot

There are plenty of grassy areas to have a picnic


You may see:

  • Kingfishers
  • Mallards & swans
  • Coot & Moorhens
  • Dipper
  • Grey wagtail
  • Daubentons bats

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


There's some on-street parking and a public pay & display car park in the town

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