GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Conder Green

4 miles (5.7 km)

This pretty location near Lancaster is a fine place for a walk. The area includes the picturesque Glasson Dock, the Lancaster Canal and views of the tidal River Conder which runs through the area.
You can start the walk from the car park at the Conder Green picnic site. You can then pick up the Lune Estuary Footpath and follow it west towards Glasson Docks where there's a large marina. Here you can link with the canal and follow the towpath of the Glasson Branch east towards Lower Thurnham and Bailey Bridge. Here you cross the canal and follow footpaths north back to the hamlet of Conder Green and the car park.

Postcode

LA2 0AN - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Conder Green OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Conder Green Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

The Mill at Conder is a lovely place to explore and enjoy refreshment at after your walk. They have seating next to the canal and a lovely garden with countryside views. You can find them on Thurnham Lane at postcode LA2 0BD.

Dog Walking

The area makes for a pleasant dog walk and the mill mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head south from Glasson and you could enjoy a walk around the lovely Cockerham Sands and pay a visit to the historic Cockersand Abbey.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Lancashire Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Low tide on the River Conder - geograph.org.uk - 704745

Low tide on the River Conder. This tributary of the River Lune is tidal here. The hamlet of Conder Green can be seen in the background.

The Stork, Conder Green - geograph.org.uk - 574164

The Stork, Conder Green

Thurnham Mill and Lock - geograph.org.uk - 38548

Thurnham Mill and Lock. Mill is now hotel/restaurant. Lock is no 8 on Glasson branch of Lancaster canal.

Glasson branch of Lancaster canal - geograph.org.uk - 38554

Glasson branch of Lancaster canal

Boat at Conder Green - geograph.org.uk - 857282

Boat at Conder Green

The River Conder - geograph.org.uk - 1212894

The River Conder

Glasson Dock (1), Thurnham CP - geograph.org.uk - 438510

Glasson Dock, Thurnham CP. The lock in the foreground is between the dock and the marina, which is at the end of the canal. The lock in the distance is between the dock and the sea.

Glasson Dock, Lancashire - geograph.org.uk - 25187

Glasson Dock, Lancashire. Small working dock in the village of Glasson on the River Lune Estuary, near Lancaster. A group of 18th century merchants from Lancaster built Glasson Dock to import goods from the West Indies in 1746. Well-known cabinet makers Waring and Gillow started their business here by collecting mahogany dunnage used to protect cargoes arriving at Glasson, and using it to make furniture. The area includes businesses, residential settlements dating back to the early days of the Dock, with shops, seafaring public houses, and leisure craft marinas.

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Conder Green.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Conder Green.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)