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Ribble Link

The Ribble Link was built with millennium funding and opened in 2002.

Things to do nearby

Facts & Stats

4 miles

The length of the Ribble Link that is navigable.

9 locks


Year opened

The link was built with millennial funding.

Accessible from the Lancaster Canal

There is access onto the link either from the Lancaster Canal or the Rufford Branch of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal which must be arranged with Canal & River Trust in advance. 

Waterway notes

Navigation authority

Canal & River Trust

Useful Info

Passage is free but can be booked up some months in advance so early booking is advised.

Local activities