Savick House Lancaster canal bridge 13 Preston Lancashire walk towpath

From Haslem Park to the Last Whistle Café.

Lancaster Canal: Bridges 13 – 17 On a Bank Holiday Monday there is no better place to be than the towpath on a quiet stretch of the Lancaster Canal.  OK, so there might be a narrowboat or two, and perhaps some fishermen and maybe even a few dog-walkers.  Nothing to Read more…

Towards Bridge 28A Lancaster Canal motorway

Lancaster Canal: from Bridge 26 to Bridge 30

Lancaster Canal: Bridge  26 to Bridge 30 (and back) With a beautiful section of the Lancaster Canal just 5 minutes along  the road from our village, we often find ourselves there at all seasons of the year (unless the towpath is just TOO muddy). Now that I’ve found a map Read more…

narrowboat Woodplumpton, catforth, Lancaster Canal Lancashire rural

Easter Weekend Walk by the Lancaster Canal

It’s Easter Weekend. There are reports of huge queues of traffic on some roads near us as day-trippers head to the coast. So what better place to escape to this morning  than our local stretch of the Lancaster Canal. Two minutes into the walk, we came across a sign: TOWPATH CLOSED. Read more…

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