Ulverston Canal, Ulverston

4.7
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Ulverston Canal is a canal in the town of Ulverston, Cumbria, England. It is 1.25 miles (2 km) long and runs from the town centre to the coast of Morecambe Bay. It is entirely straight and on a single level. It is an isolated canal and does not connect to the main canal network.

The canal is described as the straightest in UK, however, it is not the deepest (4.6 m (15 ft)) or the widest (20 m (66 ft)). The shortest waterway is the 47 m (154 ft) Wardle Canal in Middlewich, Cheshire and the Manchester Ship Canal is 8.5 m (28 ft) deep and 35 m (115 ft) wide.
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  • Two mile walk from the basin to Morecame Bay. Lovley views across the bay. All tarmac on the walk. Pub at the end so a quick pint then the return walk.  more »
  • It's a beautiful walk full of wildlife. We did it on a hot sunny late summer day and the place is just stunning. Every type of duck swimming around and we saw fish through the crystal clear water...  more »
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  • Good fishing
  • It smells a bit fishy, the ducks should get gone as they eat the fish, It's nice to walk down except for a guy called keith who sits in the canal having a bath stirring the canal scaring away the fish overall 10/10

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