City walk tells story of Lancaster's waterways
Did you know that Lancaster canal was known as the '˜black and white canal'because barges on it carried coal and limestone?
Throughout its history Lancaster has been shaped by two waterways: the Lune and the Lancaster Canal.
Traders made fortunes importing goods through the Lune while the canal carried raw materials that fuelled the Industrial Revolution.
A walk around Lancaster’s waterways tells the story of how people used waterways to make a living.
To download an audio guide or written guide to the walk visit https://www.discoveringbritain.org/activities/north-west-england/walks/lancaster.html.