Tewitfield L1 Leisure

Situated in Carnforth on the Lancashire and Cumbria border, Tewitfield Locks is the current terminus of the navigable Lancaster Canal. The mooring site provides easy access to some of Britain’s best loved countryside, with both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales being less than half an hours' drive away. Also close by is the historic city of Lancaster with its castles, museums and parks to visit and the seaside town of Morecambe.

The site is 44 metres long and is provides space for up to 3 boats moored on the off-side bank.

Site Facilities
Car Parking
Nearest Road

The mooring site is approximately three miles north of Carnforth and approximately five minutes' drive from junction 35 of the M6.

To reach the site from the northbound exit, take the first exit at the roundabout and then turn right at the second roundabout. From this point, you will see brown tourism signs directing you to Tewitfield Locks. Turn right at the Longlands Hotel and follow the road past the front of the Hotel. Follow the road through the gate and take the first left. This small track will lead down to the car parking area.

Nearest Station


Nearest Town


Additional Information

Elsan disposal, toilets, showers, water and refuse disposal are all available adjacent to the moorings and are for the use of all boaters.

The facilities block and waste bins are provided by and under the control of the local waterway, they do not form part of the mooring agreement”

A open car park provided by the local waterway, moorers can use it but they do not have any priority over others at this site

Vehicles must not be parked on the grass or block access to any of the storage cabins.

Mooring rings are installed along this mooring site but mooring pins may be required if spacing does not fit your boat length.

This is a leisure site and is determined by us to be a mooring site for the storage of boats between leisure use, customers may well spend weekends on this site, and occasionally longer periods, but it is not sold as, or intended to be suitable for long term residential use. This site does not have local authority planning consent for residential use, neither does it have the level of facilities and service expected of such a mooring. As such the offer that we have is only intended to meet the needs of a leisure boater.

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Lancaster Canal
Car Parking
Unregulated - Unsecured
Facilities Block
Gated Access
Viewing Arrangements

There are no access restrictions to the site; however please have consideration for the mooring customers on site.

  • Car Parking
Leanne Higham
07770 610213 or 0303 040 40 40