Galgate Winding Hole

Leachfield Road, Galgate, Lancaster, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
 
Galgate Winding Hole is a minor waterways place on the Lancaster Canal (Main Line) between Lodge Hill Junction (Junction with Lancaster Canal - Glasson Dock Branch) (1 mile and ½ furlongs to the southeast) and Lune Aqueduct (North end) (Over the River Lune, built by Rennie) (6 miles and 6 furlongs to the north).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Lodge Hill Junction is Ellel Hall Bridge No 88; 1½ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Lune Aqueduct (North end) is New Park Bridge No 89; 5¼ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

You can wind here.

Lodge Hill Junction1 mile, ½ furlongs
Galgate Basin Wharf5½ furlongs
Galgate Bridge No 865¼ furlongs
Conder Aqueduct No 873 furlongs
Ellel Hall Bridge No 881½ furlongs
Galgate Winding Hole
New Park Bridge No 895¼ furlongs
Ashton Park Bridge No 901 mile, ¼ furlongs
Brankbeck Bridge No 911 mile, 3¼ furlongs
Tarnwater Aqueduct1 mile, 5½ furlongs
Scotforth Bridge No 921 mile, 6¼ furlongs
 
Galgate Winding Hole
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Taken: 6 June 2012

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Nearest water point

Lodge Hill Junction — 1 mile, ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Ratcliffe Bridge No 75 — 4 miles, 1¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
The Water Witch PH — 4 miles, 3 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Moss Lane Bridge No 63 — 8 miles, 2 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Hest Bank Bridge No 118 — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Bilsborrow Winding Hole — 13 miles, 1¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Tewitfield — 17 miles, ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Swill Brook Basin — 17 miles, 6 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus

Nearest rubbish disposal

The Water Witch PH — 4 miles, 3 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Hest Bank Bridge No 118 — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Bilsborrow Winding Hole — 13 miles, 1¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Tewitfield — 17 miles, ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

The Water Witch PH — 4 miles, 3 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Hest Bank Bridge No 118 — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Lundsfield Wharf — 12 miles, 6¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Bilsborrow Winding Hole — 13 miles, 1¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Tewitfield — 17 miles, ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield

Nearest place to turn

Galgate Basin Wharf — 5½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Ashton Park Bridge No 90 — 1 mile, ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Lodge Hill Junction — 1 mile, ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Richmond Bridge Winding Hole — 2 miles, 5¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Thurnham Bridge No 6 — 2 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Lodge Hill Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Glasson Branch) to Thurnham Bridge No 6
Glasson Basin — 3 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Lodge Hill Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Glasson Branch) to Glasson Basin
Glasson Dock — 3 miles, 7½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lodge Hill Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Glasson Branch) to Glasson Dock
River Lune Entrance — 4 miles, ½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lodge Hill Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Glasson Branch) to Glasson Dock, then on the Lancaster Canal (Glasson Basin to River Lune) to River Lune Entrance
Ratcliffe Bridge No 75 — 4 miles, 1¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
The Water Witch PH — 4 miles, 3 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Bells Bridge Winding Hole — 6 miles, 5¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Halton Road Winding Hole — 6 miles, 6¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Folly Bridge No 112 — 7 miles, 7½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Cathouse Bridge No 64 — 7 miles, 7¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Moss Lane Bridge No 63 — 8 miles, 2 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Belmont Bridge No 114 — 8 miles, 2¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield
Kepple Lane Bridge No 62 — 8 miles, 3½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
The Moorings Basin — 8 miles, 4 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Dimples Bridge No 58 — 9 miles, 2¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus
Greenhalgh Castle Bridge No 57 — 9 miles, 4 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Preston Terminus

Nearest boatyard pump-out

The Water Witch PH — 4 miles, 3 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tewitfield

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