The Marina is connected to Lancaster Canal is which was constructed in 1819 and in its current form is lock-free for 42 miles with perfectly located towns and villages sprinkled along its banks. Not forgetting the many popular canal side pubs too! The Lancaster canal has also relatively recently been connected to the rest of the main canal systems in England via the introduction of the Ribble link with construction being finished in 2002.
Set on the scenic and tranquil banks of the Lancaster Canal, in its own beautifully maintained grounds, Bridge House Marina boasts 150 moorings with shore power and water, and 24 hour CCTV. You’ll find everything you need for a comfortable stay, including a modern facilities block with showers, pot wash and a launderette.
Some of the other marina facilities include, a 20 ton Travel hoist which can lift narrow-boats and cruisers up to 20 tonnes, undercover storage with electric and water for your DIY jobs on your cruiser, or outside storage in our dedicated Narrow boat concrete service bays again with electric and water, other outside storage is available with Electric, there is a small shop on site where you can buy anti-foul, blacking and a few DIY essentials including Calor Gas and BWB licences
We also have a boat brokerage service were our experts are always on hand to guide you through the process of buying and selling your boat. Visit our ‘Boats for Sale’ page for more details.
Other services are available from other onsite businesses please look at our Service Directory Page for more information.
Facilities at the Marina
We have a 20 ton travel hoist that can lift your boat out for some much needed attention or on to transport if you need to go somewhere by road. We can lift Narrow boats up to 60ft at 6’ 10” Wide or 40ft at 10ft Wide. We can lift Cruisers any length up to 10ft wide.
If you do not fancy crawling about under your boat with a paint brush or are not big into DIY don’t worry we also offer a Antifouling service for cruisers and a blacking service for Narrow boats and barges.
Wifi is available onsite by purchasing a voucher from reception for 1 Day, 3 Days, 7 Days or a Month.
We have an onsite laundry room with a washer, a dryer and an ironing board in case you need to do some washing on those longer stays. (Tokens are available from reception).
Shower / Toilet block
Our Shower / toilet block is heated and contains showers, toilets, hand basins for washing with shaving points in the men’s, a laundry with a washer and Dryer, indoor pot wash area with sinks to wash those dirty pots and pans and finally a toilet waste disposal point. Coming soon we will be building a brand new modern toilet block with extra facilities we hope to have this complete for the 2020 season.
We can offer a power washing service with our specially built high output power washer to clean all hulls from steel to GRP, to such a high standard that in most cases it actually reduces the preparation time for antifouling or blacking.
We provide clean outside storage facilities which include 5 concrete DIY service bays, with electric power points and running water to each DIY Service bay. And other outside storage on a Concrete/gravel yard with communal electric points.
For Cruisers on those less sunny days, we provide undercover storage in a locked and secure boat shed with lighting, electric points and hot and cold running water.