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Tewitfield Marina

Tewitfield Marina is a purpose built hamlet with its own luxury holiday accommodation complex. Situated on the Lancashire and Cumbria border alongside Tewitfield Locks on the Lancaster Canal we provide our guests with the perfect place to stay with easy access to some of Britain’s best loved countryside, with both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales being less than half an hours drive away. Also close by is the historic city of Lancaster with its castles, museums and parks to visit and the seaside town of Morecambe, famous for its breathtaking sunsets across the bay and over the Lakeland Fells, as well as the beautiful villages of Arnside and Silverdale within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Within the immediate vicinity there is a welcoming country pub, the Longlands Hotel, serving real ale with a varied food menu. Just across the road is Greenlands Farm Village with its own farm shop selling crafts and local produce alongside a café where you can relax and sample fresh homemade food.

Tewitfield marina on the Lancaster canal

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Moons Bridge Marina

Moons Bridge Marina offers secure country moorings for over 100 boats within just a few minutes drive of the M6.

Enjoy 42 miles of lock free cruising through pleasant pasturelands, overlooked only by the foothills of the Pennines! The Jackson family have been at Moons Bridge for over 20 years, developing the marina and its facilities from a farmer’s field. The friendly family business, which includes daughter Bev and son in law Phil, a qualified mechanic, offers a full range of professional boatyard services.

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Moons Bridge Marina

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Galgate Marina

A British Waterways Marina

Galgate is a rural village close to the south of Lancaster. Just off the A6, and near Junction 33 of the M6, the marina has excellent access to the motorway network and to public transport. It is within easy reach of Lancaster’s many tourist and leisure attractions as well as the surrounding countryside and coastal areas.

With the opening of the Millennium Ribble Link, Galgate and the Lancaster Canal have access to the rest of England’s inland waterway network.

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Bridgehouse Marina And Caravan Park

Bridgehouse Marina & Caravan Park is situated in the Northwest Lancashire area of England.

Situated ten miles north of Preston, close to the market town of Garstang, Bridgehouse Marina & Caravan Park is conveniently

placed to visit all the Lancashire, South Cumbria and North Yorkshire attractions.

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Our family owned and run site has been trading since1974 and lies between the market town of Garstang and the village of Nateby adjacent to the tranquil Lancaster canal and is easily accessible from junction 32 or 33 of the M6 motorway.

Bridgehouse Marina And Caravan Park

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Barton Grange Marina

Barton Grange Marina sits in a beautiful countryside location and enjoys some truly breathtaking views. Committed to excellent quality and first class customer service, our intention from the outset has been to provide a superior, first-rate marina incorporating the following facilities:

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The Marina at Barton Grange
State of the art security
Safe car parking
Shower and toilet facilities
Launderette
Wireless internet connection
Electricity supplies to each berth
Water supply within close proximity to each berth
Pump-out and sewage disposal
Comprehensive recycling facilities
Barbecue area

The scenic Lancaster canal is ready for you to explore with an array of pubs and restaurants bordering its banks. Close to the historic market town of Garstang and ideally located between the cities of Preston and Lancaster, it really is the ideal location for any canal enthusiast.

And of course, our gorgeous Garden Centre, is a mere stone’s throw away. It offers year round interest and all-weather shopping, with an extensive and stunning range of products, two restaurants, a Cook Shop and a Farm Shop selling the best local produce and finest speciality foods.

The Marina has eighty berths for narrowboats and we would be delighted to show you around at your convenience. To arrange a visit or if you require further information, please contact Tracy Curran on 01995 642926.

Barton Grange Marina

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