Ulverston Canal: Directions

Directions to Ulverston Canal

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Directions to Ulverston Canal From the M6 Motorway

From the M6 Motorway Take Junction 36 following the A590 and signs to Barrow-in-Furness. Upon reaching Ulverston you will pass Hoad Hill with the John Barrow Monument on the top. At the entrance to the town you have two choices dependant whether you wish to approach Ulverston Canal from Canal Head or Canal Foot. See below for details.

Directions to Ulverston Canal Head

When you arrive at Ulverston you will come to a mini roundabout with a Booths supermarket to your left. Go straight on at this roundabout taking the first turning on your left onto the towpath which runs along the length of the canal.

Directions to Ulverston Canal Foot

Alternatively you can take the second turning on your left after the mini roundabout this will take you down North Lonsdale Road, past the cattle market, down to a left turn by the corner of GlaxoSmithKline and onto Canal Foot where there are parking spaces in several places.

Parking on Ulverston Canal

Parking is prohibited on Ulverston Canal, however there are several places to park near to the canal. Please visit our Ulverston Canal Parking page where you will find details where to park near Ulverston Canal.