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!
Places to eat:
There are plenty of grassy areas to have a picnic
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.
By car - there's some on-street parking and a public pay & display car park in the town