Featuring the bridgewater canal the first canal to be built in the modern waterways era the cheshire ring was formed after successful campaigns to restore several key sections around the route and is one of the original cruising rings. The cheshire ring is a canal cruising circuit or canal ring which includes sections of six canals in and around cheshire and greater manchester in north west england.
The cheshire ring is a circular canal route in the north west of england.
Cheshire ring canal route. The videos below show the sections along the rochdale canal in manchester and along the peak forest canal at marple. The route is well waymarked with a blue and white disc. The cheshire ring is a canal cruising circuit or canal ring which includes sections of six canals in and around cheshire and greater manchester in north west england.
Why choose anglo welsh narrowboat holidays. The cheshire ring is a circular canal route in the north west of england. The route is 97 miles long as has a total of 92 locks.
Narrowboat holidays across great britain. 97 miles about 55 hours cruising 93 locks. Guide to the cheshire ring.
The cheshire ring takes in the whole of the macclesfield canal and parts of the trent and mersey bridgewater rochdale ashton and peak forest canals. Black prince holidays cheshire base route map. Cheshire ring canal walk ordnance survey map view and print off detailed os map cheshire ring canal walk open street map view and print off detailed map.
The cheshire ring is a gentle cruise through idyllic cheshire countryside clambering high and descending gracefully on a tranquil water road which conceals some of the quietest treasures of the canals as well as one of the greatest engineering marvels britain s canals can shout about the world famous anderton boat lift. Travelling through five counties the cheshire ring contrasts the highest waterways in england on the macclesfield and peak forest canals with the cityscape of manchester and its historic canal engineering. A map of the four counties ring cheshire ring bridgewater canal and macclesfield canal.
The ashton canal peak forest canal macclesfield canal trent and mersey canal bridgewater canal and rochdale canal. An exciting ring this route takes in everything from the peaks to the cheshire plain. Search for your holiday.
More than 50 years providing unique canal boat holidays. Distance time and locks. The ashton canal peak forest canal macclesfield canal trent and mersey canal bridgewater canal and rochdale canal.
Balance payment special offers email us 44 0 1527 575 115. It s a popular route as it travels through a varied mix of landscapes between manchester city centre and rural cheshire with stunning views of the peak district and the cheshire plain. Because it takes boats approximately one week to complete the circuit it is suited to narrowboat holidays.