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 Lancaster Canal, Lancaster to Tewitfield
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We walked from Lancaster to Tewitfield on Saturday, 8th September 2012. A 12 mile walk, our fourth and last of the Lancaster Canal.

Start of our last walk along the Lancaster Canal
Start of our last walk along the Lancaster Canal
 Unnamed bridge (Bridge 98)
Unnamed bridge (Bridge 98)
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 A quick look back
A quick look back
 New apartments
New apartments
 More apartments
More apartments
Nice old stone buildings
Nice old stone buildings
 A footbridge at Lancaster
A footbridge at Lancaster
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 Penny Street bridge (Bridge 99)
Penny Street bridge (Bridge 99)
 The Gatehouse Cafe and Restaurant
The Gatehouse Cafe and Restaurant
 Lancaster Town Hall clock visible between apartment buildings
Lancaster Town Hall clock visible between apartment buildings
Pub by Friarage bridge (Bridge 100)
Pub by Friarage bridge (Bridge 100)
 Lancaster Cathedral
Lancaster Cathedral
 Nelson Street bridge (Bridge 101)
Nelson Street bridge (Bridge 101)
 Moor Lane bridge (Bridge 102)
Moor Lane bridge (Bridge 102)
 Nice and easy towpath
Nice and easy towpath
View over Lancaster from the towpath
View over Lancaster from the towpath
 Dry Dock footbridge (Bridge 103)
Dry Dock footbridge (Bridge 103)
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 A stone terraced street by the canal
A stone terraced street by the canal
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 Ridge Lane bridge (Bridge 104)
Ridge Lane bridge (Bridge 104)
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 Housing as we head out of Lancaster
Housing as we head out of Lancaster
Dolphinlee bridge (Bridge 105)
Dolphinlee bridge (Bridge 105)
 Unnamed footbridge
Unnamed footbridge
 Three golfers on a course by the canal
Three golfers on a course by the canal
 Bulk Road aqueduct (Bridge 106)
Bulk Road aqueduct (Bridge 106)
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 View from Bulk Road aqueduct
View from Bulk Road aqueduct
Unusual (but gentle) towpath
Unusual (but gentle) towpath
 A closer look...
A closer look...
 Lune aqueduct (Bridge 107)
Lune aqueduct (Bridge 107)
 On the Lune aqueduct (Bridge 107)
On the Lune aqueduct (Bridge 107)
 View of the River Lune from the aqueduct
View of the River Lune from the aqueduct
Another view of the River Lune
Another view of the River Lune
 Looking the other way
Looking the other way
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 Halton Road bridge (Bridge 108)
Halton Road bridge (Bridge 108)
 John Rennie Plaque
John Rennie Plaque
 Beaumont Hall bridge (Bridge 109)
Beaumont Hall bridge (Bridge 109)
A few more houses
A few more houses
 Beaumont Turnpike bridge (Bridge 110)
Beaumont Turnpike bridge (Bridge 110)
 Pigeons galore!
Pigeons galore!
 A sharp right turn into the countryside
A sharp right turn into the countryside
 Hammerton Hall bridge (Bridge111)
Hammerton Hall bridge (Bridge111)
Out in the countryside
Out in the countryside
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 Folly bridge (Bridge 112)
Folly bridge (Bridge 112)
 Fields, trees and still a great towpath
Fields, trees and still a great towpath
 Williamsland bridge (Bridge 113)
Williamsland bridge (Bridge 113)
 Belmont bridge (Bridge 114)
Belmont bridge (Bridge 114)
Moooo
Moooo
 Blind Lane bridge (Bridge 115)
Blind Lane bridge (Bridge 115)
 Country views (railway just visible in distance)
Country views (railway just visible in distance)
 Morecambe Bay
Morecambe Bay
 Rakes Head bridge (Bridge 116)
Rakes Head bridge (Bridge 116)
Boats moored at Hest Bank
Boats moored at Hest Bank
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 Houses at Hest Bank
Houses at Hest Bank
 Summer Sound at Hest Bank
Summer Sound at Hest Bank
 Unnamed bridge (Bridge 117)
Unnamed bridge (Bridge 117)
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 Vigo at Hest Bank
Vigo at Hest Bank
Views over Morecambe Bay
Views over Morecambe Bay
 Sign post at Hest Bank
Sign post at Hest Bank
 View over Morecambe Bay
View over Morecambe Bay
 The Hest Bank pub
The Hest Bank pub
 Hest Bank bridge (Bridge 118)
Hest Bank bridge (Bridge 118)
Canalside cottage by Hest Bank bridge
Canalside cottage by Hest Bank bridge
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 Spooky mannequin guards Primrose
Spooky mannequin guards Primrose
 Nice houses at Hest Bank
Nice houses at Hest Bank
 Nice houses at Hest Bank
Nice houses at Hest Bank
 Hatlex bridge (Bridge 119)
Hatlex bridge (Bridge 119)
Morecambe Bay in the distance
Morecambe Bay in the distance
 Flags and houses
Flags and houses
 More nice houses by the canal
More nice houses by the canal
 A quaint old gothic style cottage
A quaint old gothic style cottage
 Hest Bank swing bridge (Bridge 120)
Hest Bank swing bridge (Bridge 120)
Another nice house!
Another nice house!
 And another and another...
And another and another...
 Town End bridge (Bridge 121)
Town End bridge (Bridge 121)
 Narrow boat drifting a little
Narrow boat drifting a little
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 Stone house near to Bolton-le-Sands
Stone house near to Bolton-le-Sands
'Shrimp' at Bolton-le-Sands
'Shrimp' at Bolton-le-Sands
 Bolton Church bridge (Bridge 122)
Bolton Church bridge (Bridge 122)
 Old house by Bolton Church bridge
Old house by Bolton Church bridge
 Bolton-le-Sands
Bolton-le-Sands
 Potts' Deli'n'Pies - best pies ever
Potts' Deli'n'Pies - best pies ever
Packet Boat Pub, Bolton-le-Sands
Packet Boat Pub, Bolton-le-Sands
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 View from Bolton Turnpike bridge (Bridge 123)
View from Bolton Turnpike bridge (Bridge 123)
 Thomas laughing at me eating my pie!
Thomas laughing at me eating my pie!
 More food at the Royal Hotel
More food at the Royal Hotel
 View of the Royal Hotel from the towpath
View of the Royal Hotel from the towpath
Chorleys bridge (Bridge 124)
Chorleys bridge (Bridge 124)
 Bolton Cinder Ovens bridge (Bridge 125)
Bolton Cinder Ovens bridge (Bridge 125)
 More housing
More housing
 Barker's bridge (Bridge 126)
Barker's bridge (Bridge 126)
 Rolling countryside and hills
Rolling countryside and hills
Rolling countryside and hills
Rolling countryside and hills
 Noisy road by the canal at Crag Bank
Noisy road by the canal at Crag Bank
 Thwaite End bridge (Bridge 127)
Thwaite End bridge (Bridge 127)
 Old house
Old house
 Busy with boats
Busy with boats
Lots of boats moored at Carnforth
Lots of boats moored at Carnforth
 Out into the countryside again
Out into the countryside again
 Footbridge and Carnforth bridge (Bridge 128)
Footbridge and Carnforth bridge (Bridge 128)
 Plenty of turns, towpath still excellent
Plenty of turns, towpath still excellent
 Hodgson's bridge (Bridge 129)
Hodgson's bridge (Bridge 129)
Quaint stone cottage just outside of Carnforth
Quaint stone cottage just outside of Carnforth
 Oh no! The easy towpath has gone.
Oh no! The easy towpath has gone.
 Grass towpath
Grass towpath
 Ugly road bridge
Ugly road bridge
 Scenic country views
Scenic country views
Bridge 129B, a long and low bridge for the A60(M)
Bridge 129B, a long and low bridge for the A60(M)
 Out in the sticks
Out in the sticks
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 A horse (stating the obvious!)
A horse (stating the obvious!)
 Difficult to walk and no shade from the sun
Difficult to walk and no shade from the sun
 Kellet Lane bridge (Bridge 130)
Kellet Lane bridge (Bridge 130)
In the middle of nowhere
In the middle of nowhere
 We had the canal to ourselves
We had the canal to ourselves
 Impressive viaduct that carries the railway to Leeds
Impressive viaduct that carries the railway to Leeds
 Capernwray bridge (Bridge 131)
Capernwray bridge (Bridge 131)
 Keer aqueduct plaque (Bridge 132)
Keer aqueduct plaque (Bridge 132)
Looking down from Keer aqueduct
Looking down from Keer aqueduct
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 Unnamed railway bridge
Unnamed railway bridge
 Unspoilt views and a welcome bit of shade
Unspoilt views and a welcome bit of shade
 Hodgesons bridge (Bridge 134)
Hodgesons bridge (Bridge 134)
 Borwick Hall bridge (Bridge 135)
Borwick Hall bridge (Bridge 135)
Signs of life!
Signs of life!
 Sander's bridge (Bridge 136)
Sander's bridge (Bridge 136)
 Taylors bridge (Bridge 137)
Taylors bridge (Bridge 137)
 Old Turnpike bridge (Bridge 138)
Old Turnpike bridge (Bridge 138)
 Almost there, view from under Old Turnpike bridge
Almost there, view from under Old Turnpike bridge
Tewitfield Marina
Tewitfield Marina
 Almost there, the canal ends around the corner
Almost there, the canal ends around the corner
 Dead end. Such a shame.
Dead end. Such a shame.
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 Longlands Hotel, a welcome sight after our trek
Longlands Hotel, a welcome sight after our trek
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