Lancaster Canal (Glasson Basin to River Lune)
The Lancaster Canal (Glasson Basin to River Lune) is a tidal river and is part of the Lancaster Canal. It runs for 1 furlong from Glasson Dock (where it joins the Lancaster Canal (Glasson Branch)) to River Lune Entrance (where it joins the River Lune).
The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 14 feet wide. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust
Relevant publications — Waterway Maps:
- Waterway Routes 01M - England and Wales Map
- Waterway Routes 09M - Lancaster Canal Map (Downloadable)
Relevant publications — Waterway Guides:
Relevant publications — Waterway Histories:
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The Lancaster Canal is a canal in the north of England, originally planned to run from Westhoughton in Lancashire to Kendal in south Cumbria (then in Westmorland). The section around the crossing of the River Ribble was never completed, and much of the southern end leased to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, of which it is now generally considered part.
Of the canal north of Preston, only the section from Preston to Tewitfield near Carnforth in Lancashire is currently open to navigation for 42 miles (67.6 km), with the canal north of Tewitfield having been severed in three places by the construction of the M6 motorway, and by the A590 road near Kendal. The southern part, from Johnson's Hillock to Wigan Top Lock, remains navigable as part of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. The planned continuation to Westhoughton was never built.