A guide to
Louth in Lincolnshire

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The Louth Canal

The Lock at Riverhead

A swan

Keddington Lock


A swan

The canal at Alvingham

A cygnet on the canal at Alvingham
The Louth canal was created during the 18th century as a means of transporting cargo. Now it's more likely to be used for dog walking, fishing, or other leisure pursuits. It has eight locks, but they have fallen into disuse and the canal is no longer navigable by boats.

It's home to a small number of swans, as well as other water birds such as ducks and moorhens.

Click here to learn more about the canal's wildlife.



 


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