Map key location is at 391500 368500 click here to convert coordinates. The macclesfield canal runs for about 27 miles from its junction with the peak forest canal at marple via 12 locks at bosley to its junction with the trent mersey canal at kidsgrove the original canal length to hall green is 26 1 4 miles.
The additional 1 5 miles of the hall green branch that connects the two was built by the trent mersey company but is also now considered to be part of the macclesfield.
Macclesfield canal map. The macclesfield canal runs straight through town too carried on top of a mighty stone embankment as does the middlewood way a former railway line that closed in 1970 and is now a popular track for walkers cyclists and horseriders. 12 locks at bosley plus a stop lock at hall green the macclesfield canal society have provided leaflet boxes at bosley top lock and hall green stop lock marple to high lane. Located in marple the 200 year old pub boasts a large award winning beer terrace garden overlooking.
Add a location. Click here to toggle map adverts 500m. The macclesfield canal runs from marple in cheshire to hall green near the northern end of harecastle tunnel on the trent mersey canal a distance of 26 miles.
Macclesfield canal os map mobile gps os map with location tracking macclesfield canal open street map mobile gps map with location tracking. Link to this map copy this address. The macclesfield canal is a canal in east cheshire england there were various proposals for a canal to connect the town of macclesfield to the national network from 1765 onwards but it was not until 1824 that a scheme came to fruition.
Search location macclesfield canal is at. Stockport tourist information centre 0161 474 4444. Macclesfield canal the macclesfield canal is a canal in east cheshire england there were various proposals for a canal to connect the town of macclesfield to the national network from 1765 onwards but it was not until 1824 that a scheme came to fruition.
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The ring o bells is a good choice for some refreshments on the route. There were already suggestions by that date that a railway would be better but the committee that had been formed elected for a canal and the engineer. The macclesfield canal starting at the summit level of the trent mersey the macclesfield canal climbs even higher and becomes one of the highest levels on the system 518 feet to overlook the cheshire plain and cling to the skirts of the pennines.
26 miles to hall green plus 1 miles to harding s wood. View on your computer laptop smart phone or tablet or print if you prefer the traditional paper format.