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Lune Aqueduct

Lune Aqueduct

This Grade I iconic aqueduct should be one of our 'Seven Wonders of the Waterways'. It's a masterpiece of civil engineering; 202 metres (664 feet) long and carries the 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. All of which deliver picture-postcard views across the Lune Valley in Lancashire.

Holder of a coveted Transport Trust 'Red Wheel Plaque', Lune Aqueduct is part of newly created River Lune Millennium Park with walks, cycle trails and lots more to discover on your vist.

Things to see and do

Planning your visit

  • Address

    Caton Road, Lancaster, LA1 3PE

  • Opening times

    Towpath is open everyday

  • Prices

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

  • Toilets

    None on site

Getting there

  • By car

    Pay & display car park on Caton Road, LA1 3PE

  • By train

    Lancaster Train station is a taxi ride away but you can take the 40 -minute walk along the River Lune Millenium Park route

  • By bus

    There are a number of bus routes along both Caton Rd and Halton Rd from the city centre

photo of a location on the canals
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