Take in the Lancaster Canal with the 2017 British Rowing Tour

The 24th British Rowing Tour travels the 40 miles between Preston and Tewitfield along the Lancaster Canal this August


British Rowing Tour 2016 at Long Sandall Lock

The 24th British Rowing Tour heads to the north west in 2017, with an excursion along the Lancaster Canal from Preston to Tewitfield.

Enthusiastic amateurs are encouraged to sign up to the Tour, which takes place between Thursday, 24 August to Saturday, 26 August.

The Tour covers 40 scenic miles of lock-free canal, passing through the City of Lancaster and over the Lune Aquaduct. Day one covers 14.5 miles of the canal; day two will see you row another 13 miles, while day three finishes the Tour with the final ten miles to Tewitfield.

The entry fee – starting from £295 for the full Tour – includes three nights’ accommodation in Lancaster, meals and transfers to and from the hotel. Those who can’t attend for all three days are offered day rates.

Click here to download the entry form, which needs to be returned to the organiser by 20 April to guarantee your place.