Find out if we re working along your route before you set off on a boat trip. Whether you re a walker cyclist angler or boater there s a river or canal nearby that s the ideal destination for a fun filled day out.
Digital vector map of greater liverpool manchester 250k scale in regarding manchester rivers map.
Route manchester ship canal map. When the river is in spate the tunnel cannot cope and river water enters the canal flows. The manchester ship canal. This may help you a little more open cycle map but it is based on open street map which is updated by users and may not be 100 accurate.
Wood 2005 available on amazon co uk manchester ship canal and the rise of the port of manchester by douglas a. River medlock at manchester city centre. The manchester ship canal is a 36 mile long 58 km inland waterway in the north west of england linking manchester to the irish sea starting at the mersey estuary near liverpool it generally follows the original routes of the rivers mersey and irwell through the historic counties of cheshire and lancashire several sets of locks lift vessels about 60 feet 18 m to the canal s terminus in.
If you want to specifically cycle from manchester to liverpool then you can use cycle route 62 which goes along the ship canal a little bit. Toggle search toggle. Normally the level of the river is several feet below the level of the canal and the river is carried in a tunnel under the castlefield canal basin reappearing at potato wharf where it is supplemented by excess canal water draining into a circular weir.
City of liverpool. Zoom in to the map to see more information. Old map the manchester ship canal.
The big ditch by cyril j. This is a route map template for a uk waterway. For information on using this template refer to wikipedia route diagram template.
Chapter two description of the route of the manchester ship canal before entry onto the ship canal is attempted permission must be obtained from the manchester ship canal company. Farnie 1980 wikipedia entry on the manchester ship canal canal archive maps of the canals canalmaps archive historic maps and plans of inland navigation. The first canal age.
Flood alerts and warnings throughout manchester rivers map. Manchester ship canal maps waterway routes for manchester rivers map. For pictograms used see wikipedia route diagram template catalog of pictograms.
For a key to symbols see the waterways legend. Area 14 909 acres exclusive of half of river mersey. Maps for download in a choice of acrobat pdf and memory map qct formats downloadable manchester ship canal cruising map in acrobat pdf format.
For details of how to go about this and what preparations need to be made before cruising the ship canal please refer to the chapter on navigational information.