Garstang marina moorings marina on the lancaster canal. Relax in a riverside café pub or restaurant or take a gentle stroll and get immersed in the.
The house to house canal walk croston house garstang to vine house ribbleton in its entirety is between 19 and 20 miles in length ideal for regular walkers or for those wanting to train and fancy a challenge.
Garstang canal. This is somewhat further than the land distance as the lancaster canal leaves preston heading west in a large loop around. With the canal passing close to the town centre garstang is the ideal place to take a stroll around this pretty rural market town market day thursdays or take on board provisions from one of the three supermarkets in the town attend to needs at the local chemists enjoy a takeaway restaurant or pub meal or enjoy a pleasant evening out. In 2000 garstang became the worlds first.
Enjoy a gentle paddle along the lancaster canal and spot some of our quirkier bridges along the way. 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. Constructed when king charles ii conferred status on the town.
Originally a roman settlement lancaster is a pleasant sightseeing or shopping stop with plenty of bars restaurants and cafes. The canal runs through the heart of lancaster just five minutes from the pedestrianised shopping centre. 12 miles 8 if you stop in galgate.
The canal walk long route. 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. Through the bridge at garstang distance.
It is positioned approximately midway on the canal network and within close proximity to the picturesque market town of garstang. Although severed by the motorway construction it was not drained because the channel was used to supply water to a pipeline which ran from the canal near garstang to a chemical works near fleetwood. Garstang marina is located on the lancaster canal and accomdates barge cruisers narrowboats canal boats in its 270 moorings and berths and is ideally situated for preston fylde blackpool lake district lancashire.
A circular walk around the lancashire town of garstang taking in the lancaster canal greenhalgh castle and the river wyre it s a lovely area with waterside trails and great views towards the countryside and hills of the forest of bowland aonb. The route of the canal south from kendal is still readily apparent with most of the bridges remaining in place. Garstang marina is situated on the lancaster canal in the north west of england.