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 

  • 16 January to 28 February: 09.30am to 3.45pm
  • 1 March to 31 October: 09.30am to 4.45pm
  • 1¬†November to 12 January: CLOSED

Telephone: 01243 771363

Limited free car parking is available for visitors.