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The Millennium Bridge is the centrepiece of the Lune Millennium Park, an environmental upgrade project to enhance the riverside area along the Lune from Bull Beck (above Caton) down to Salt Ayre, with the emphasis on providing sustainable transport links. The Lune Millennium Bridge is a cable-stayed footbridge which spans the River Lune in Lancaster.

OS Maps Short walks made easy route

👩‍🦽The whole route is accessible for wheelchairs and prams

🅿️ Aquaduct car park, Caton Rd, Lancaster  LA1 3UA next to Mcdonalds

🚻 Toilets in Mcdonalds or the town centre

☕ Mcdonalds, or bars, cafes in the town centre

🏰 Lancaster Castle Free to enter but donations welcome

Difficulty Rating- Good paths throughout mixture of canal, river paths and own centre.

 Can be busy during peak times. 

🥾 6.2 miles circular walk

The walk starts along the Lancaster Canal, we stopped a couple of times to have a go at magnet fishing, we collected lots of rubbish and popped them in the bins,  the path along the canal is great for the wheelchair.

Joseph Clayton bridge in Lancaster, Lancashire, England named after Joseph Clayton whose Lancaster foundry provided the ironwork for widening the original bridge. This is one of many bridges you pass under before leaving the canal.

We passed the cathedral and Lancaster Museum. We also stopped for an ice cream in  the centre, lots of places to have a snack or enjoy lunch in the city

Next stop was Lancaster castle, the grounds are wheelchair friendly but the prison is over 2 floors  with the top floor accessible via steps, but the grounds are lovely, there is cobbled flooring around the castle so we would recommend terrain wheels. They do tours around the castle but this is not accessible unfortunutely.

After the castle is the Millennium bridge crossing the river Lune, you dont actually cross the bridge on the route but we did go across and come back just for the views.

Just past the bridge is a lovely grass area to have a picnic 

The return path is great and follows the river Lune all the way back to the car park, look out for a variety of wildflowers and birds along the way.

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