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12 photos that capture the true beauty of Glasson Dock

PUBLISHED: 12:46 06 March 2017

A Summers Evening At Glasson Dock by John Cobham

A Summers Evening At Glasson Dock by John Cobham

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The local coastline plays an important part in the history of Glasson.

In the 1780’s the Glasson Dock opened access to Lancaster for large vessels, in the 1820’s when a branch of the Lancaster Canal arrived in Glasson, the further network grew even further.

Like all small ports, Glasson went through a long, gradual period of decline. But there is still plenty of life at the docks and in this fascinating part of North Lancashire.

Glasson is still a popular destination for leisure boating by way of Glasson Basin Marina and there are number of walks that the day-tripper can take in the immediate vicinity, down the coast to Cockersands Abbey or inland to Galgate.

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