Lancaster Canal Garstang

The Lancaster Canal wends its way around Garstang some seventeen canal miles northwards from Preston and thirteen canal miles south of Lancaster. This is somewhat further than the land distance as the Lancaster Canal leaves Preston heading west in a large loop around...

Glasson Dock

Glasson Dock a small port and community three and a half miles south, south west of Lancaster on the southern shore of the Lune estuary. This small tidal port, still in operation today, is able to take vessels up to 3,000 metric tonnes, 14 metres beam and 90 metres...

Lancaster Canal

The Lancaster Canal is well known for being a forty one mile long lock free canal which was, up to the year 2002, isolated from the rest of England’s canal network. At its longest length the Lancaster canal ran from Preston to Kendal but in the 1960s the Lancaster...