The Heritage Centre is located in a 19th century old stable which has been refurbished to provide information about the canal and its history.

Canal users and local schools appreciate the opportunity to learn more about the canal and view artefacts recovered during excavation works.

The exhibition includes interesting displays, part of a lock gate and a model of a lock.

Opening times

Centre open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Closed Tuesday, Thursday 

  • 1 March to 29 October: 09.30am to 4.45pm
  • 30 October to 12 November: 09.30am to 3.45pm

Telephone: 01243 771363

Free car parking is available for visitors.