While many people head north towards the Lake District for walking, the city of Lancaster has plenty on offer for ramblers.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Our walking guide John Lenehan takes us on a towpath where you can see one of Lancashire’s great engineering feats.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Celebrate the historic waterways of Lancashire with one of these canalside walks that allow you to enjoy the countryside and witness echoes the the county’s industrial past.

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Whether it’s preserving heritage or creating new memories, there’s real passion in this former mill town, as Rebekka O’Grady discovers.

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Burscough wouldn’t be what it is today without the canal and more than two centuries after it arrived, it is still providing employment. Martin Pilkington reports.

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Monday, October 3, 2016

This month marks 200 years since the Leeds Liverpool Canal was completed. Martin Pilkington reports on the celebrations

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Saturday, September 10, 2016

Lancashire and Yorkshire have a shared history in the life of the Leeds-Liverpool canal which is 200 years old this year. We take a look at some of the highlights along the route.

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Friday, November 6, 2015

The Lancaster Canal, spanning 41 miles from Kendal to Preston, offers superb photo opportunities along its route throughout the year. Here are some of our favourites uploaded by our readers

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

People stop in their tracks when they see this old lifeboat transformed by a Lancashire couple, writes Roger Borrell. Photography by Glynn Ward

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Ray King takes a nostalgic trip along the resurgent Manchester Ship Canal to mark its 120th anniversary

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Sue Riley meets some of the people who are fighting to retain Worsley’s traditional atmosphere

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Saturday, September 15, 2012

This lovely community wedged between coast and canal is a box of delights. Roger Borrell reports Photography: John Cocks

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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Food writer Philippa James takes to the water to see how one family have reinvented themselves

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Life has been brought back to Burscough Wharf providing locals and visitors with an special shopping experience. Amanda Griffiths visits Photography by John Cocks

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Plans to revive the Northern Reaches of the Lancaster Canal could give Kendal a huge boost, as Paul Mackenzie reports Photography by John Cocks

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