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Galgate Waterside & Marina

Main Road, Galgate, Lancaster, LA2 0LG
01524 751491
TYHA Gold Anchor Award Scheme - 3 Anchors


A pretty marina with lock-free cruising

Galgate Waterside and Marina is situated on the Lancaster Canal, notable for being close to the coast and lock-free. In a picturesque setting at the edge of the village, it’s in a great location for exploring the north west, or for simply relaxing with a glass of wine on your boat. Galgate is a well-serviced marina, and the absence of locks on the canal makes it ideal if you enjoy weekend and holiday cruising. It is convenient for Lancaster, Preston and Blackpool, as well as the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.

Moorings at Galgate Waterside and Marina

At Galgate Marina you have the peace of mind of knowing that you are moored in a safe and secure berth with a range of facilities onsite and nearby. Our friendly team are on hand to help you when you need them.


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Things to do in Lancashire and nearby

Galgate Waterside & Marina is a great base for exploring the north west. Take to the great outdoors, heading for the familiar beauty of the Lake District, the southern reaches of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, or the undeservedly less well-known Forest of Bowland. Follow the Pendle Witch Trail to explore the history and the geography of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that is on your doorstep at the marina. You’re also close enough for a day trip to the seaside at Blackpool or Morecambe, and Lancaster town has great shopping, an imposing castle and a riverside Maritime Museum.


Galgate Waterside & Marina photo gallery

View of the canal, boats and marina
Over looking the canal and marina
Boats and historic bridge over the canal
Galgate Waterside & Marina

View from the Waterside Crew

"A small marina in a beautiful part of the Lancaster Canal.  A real connection with nature where you can see anything from kingfishers to otters.  This is a great escape from the rest of the world."

Barnaby - Waterside Operations Manager

Galgate facilities

What’s onsite?

We’ve got all your practical needs covered with a full array of Aquavista brilliant basics that you’d expect from modern waterside living including secure moorings; well-kept environments; shower, toilet and laundry facilities; CCTV; free Wi-Fi; working pumps and efficient lighting; free allocated car parking and excellent customer service.

We also have red diesel available via our auto-vend facility. 

Your nearest local facilities

Find out what facilities are at your fingertips in the neighbourhood:

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Opening hours

You can call us on 01524 751491 and we will be more than happy to help you or arrange an appointment to view the marina.

During seasonal and bank holidays our typical office hours may vary, please call the waterside office before making a visit.

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To moor with us at Galgate Waterside & Marina please get in touch

Call our Crew on

01524 751 491 Contact us