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Lancaster Canal

Lancaster, England
+44 1524 389410
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Traqual

If you like walking the canal has coastal, town and open country vies lots of wildlife pub along... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen J
nice place for a leisurely stroll

The canal is a nice place for a leisurely stroll, punctuated with some excellent pubs and suitable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John H
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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“hest bank” (18 reviews)
“glasson dock” (18 reviews)
“narrow boat” (8 reviews)
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Lancaster, England
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"hest bank"
in 18 reviews
"glasson dock"
in 18 reviews
"narrow boat"
in 8 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 17 reviews
"entire length"
in 5 reviews
"tow path"
in 7 reviews
"hire company"
in 4 reviews
"ducks and swans"
in 3 reviews
"nice scenery"
in 3 reviews
"plain sailing"
in 3 reviews
"walk or cycle"
in 3 reviews
"barton grange"
in 6 reviews
"sit outside"
in 4 reviews
"views of morecambe bay"
in 3 reviews
"dog walkers"
in 3 reviews
"city centre"
in 5 reviews
"the pub"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like walking the canal has coastal, town and open country vies lots of wildlife pub along the way for refreshment

Thank Stephen J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The canal is a nice place for a leisurely stroll, punctuated with some excellent pubs and suitable for cyclists, families etc.

Thank John H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant walking along the canal, some eateries, places of interest, views. Birds, dragonflies, butterflies

Thank Rita B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked from Lancaster travelling south towards Garstang. The canal is very peaceful with loads and loads of wildlife. If you are a nature photographer it is a must to bring your gear. The path is unpredictable but very flat as a rule, the only...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an easy walk which gives you typical canal side views, has plenty of bird life and can give you great scenic views especially from the Lune Aqueduct looking out over the River Lune. The canal can be left at numerous points to allow...More

Thank Nick G
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic canal for canoeing as there are no locks and easy access to the bank over the whole navigable waterway.

Thank Andrew D
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Just spent a week cruising on the Lancaster canal aboard the brand new narrowboat Glissando from Duck Island boat hire. Started our holiday at Garstang marina and headed north. Beautiful scenery and wildlife met us at every turn of this meandering canal, more like a...More

Thank Janet C
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Duck Island Boat Company's Legato is a dream of a narrow boat. Two bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and toilets, perfect for 2 couples. Beautifully appointed with quality fitout. Novices at narrow boats but managed to not get into too much trouble and pleased not to have...More

1  Thank Ruth C
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Walking along the towpath of the canal is a peaceful journey back in time. Whether you are interested in nature, industrial history or just ambling along there is plenty to keep you happy. I walked the entire length of the canal-57 miles over a weekend...More

Thank Jerry M
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Walked from Lancaster to Carnforth. A very well looked after canal with lots of interesting places and nice cafes and pubs along the way. Great day out.

Thank delarever
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Kirkenstein
6 June 2018|
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Response from gozojim2013 | Reviewed this property |
about 90 mins
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aintnecessarilyso
1 August 2016|
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Response from becky248 | Reviewed this property |
The canal is very quiet with very few boats going up and down. I am not sure where you would hire a kayak from but the canal is certainly suitable.
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poppiecat
19 July 2016|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Get hold of a book called "The Complete Guide to the Lancaster Canal, Fifth Edition, priced at £6.50 (you can buy at the Canalside Craft Centre at Galgate). It contains a list of every conceivable accomodation you might... More
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