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

Garstang


Planning your visit

Address: Kepple Lane, Garstang, PR3 IPA View on Google map

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

Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café

Garstang, on the Lancaster Canal, boasts over 40 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!

Things to do and see

Places to eat:

Picnic spot:

There are plenty of grassy areas to have a picnic

Wildlife spotting:

A super stretch of idyllic canal where you'll see plenty of water birds including our old favourite, kingfishers, but looks out for grey wagtails and dippers too. You may be luckt to see a few Daubentons bats in the evenings.

Getting here

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

Local events