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Cruising on the Macclesfield Canal

British Waterways Board.

Cruising on the Macclesfield Canal

Hall Green Junction to Whaley Bridge on the Peak Forest Canal.

by British Waterways Board.

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Published by British Waterways Board in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBritish Waterways inland cruising booklet -- 11
The Physical Object
Pagination44p.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18314900M

Macclesfield Canal Maps for download in a choice of Acrobat (pdf) and Memory-Map (qct) formats Downloadable Macclesfield Canal Cruising Map in Acrobat (pdf) format. Yes, some thoughts. They are called William Crosley I and William Crosley II in Skempton (Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers - Vol 1). Crosley I died in , while working on the Rochdale Canal. Crosley II (career from to , birth and death unknown) was the one who worked on the Macclesfield Canal, among many such projects.

British Waterways Inland Cruising Booklet Cruising on the Macclesfield Canal-Hall Green Junction to Whaley Bridge on the Peak Forest Canal British Waterways Board . 14 Nights • Cruising Time Per day: 7 Hrs • Locks: The ring takes in the whole of the Macclesfield Canal, parts of the Trent & Mersey, Bridgewater, Rochdale, Ashton and Peak Forest Canals, providing a range of scenery. • Enjoy glorious scenery as the Macclesfield Canal skirts the edge of the Pennines.

Spectacular Pennine views, ‘snake’ bridges, impressive stone aqueducts, striking rock formations, Victorian mills and country pubs. One of the last narrow canals to be built, and the first to be awarded Green Flag status, the beautiful tree-lined Macclesfield Canal runs for 28 miles from its junction with the Peak Forest Canal at Marple in Cheshire, to the Trent & Mersey Canal at Kidsgrove. Across England and Wales our 2, miles of canals and rivers flow through cities, past homes, alongside offices and out into glorious countryside, bringing wellbeing opportunities to millions. Zoom in to the map to see more information about an area, including nearby facilities on and by the water. Or click 'View list' for a full list of our.


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Cruising on the Macclesfield Canal by British Waterways Board. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Macclesfield Canal is a canal in east Cheshire, were various proposals for a canal to connect the town of Macclesfield to the national network from onwards, but it was not until that a scheme came to fruition.

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 Construction began: Out and about on the Macclesfield Canal.

For boaters, it forms part of the Cheshire cruising ring. It is a tree-lined canal that follows the natural curves of the land, with only one lock flight on it. For walkers, the towpath is a lovely place for a gentle stroll. After Wheelock the first of 26 locks called Heartbreak Hill will have to be negotiated before you get to Kidsgrove and the junction with the Macclesfield Canal.

First pass the village of Hassall Green, the village has a stores and a canal shop within the canal Centre, which also houses a cafe beside the canal, there is lockside seating.

The Macclesfield Canal is open for navigation throughout its length and forms part of the Cheshire Ring, linking the Peak Forest Canal with the Trent and Mersey Canal. The "cruise" or virtual tour runs from north Cruising on the Macclesfield Canal book south, but includes views of the canal looking in either direction.

Book your canal boat holiday with Floating Holidays here. If you have any questions please do get in touch with us. Coronavirus / Covid The impact of Coronavirus on the UK and the world cannot be under-stated/5(40).

The Macclesfield canal forms part of the popular Cheshire Ring cruising route, with the Peak Forest Canal and Ashton Canal to Manchester, The Bridgewater Canal to Runcorn and the Trent and Mersey. Macclesfield Canal facts Runs from just north of Kidsgrove to Marple Junctions The Trent and Mersey Canal at Hardings Wood Junction and the Length.

The Macclesfield Canal to overlook the Cheshire Plain and cling to the skirts of the Pennines. Cruising the canal is full of interest, from the unusual 'flyover' junction with the Trent and Mersey at Hardings Wood, passing the Victorian folly of Mow Cop and timber framed Little Moreton Hall and working the beautiful locks at Bosley.

If you want to moor up and go into Macclesfield, the best place to moor is near Bri where you will see a vast old converted mill overlooking the canal.

Built in the 's, it is the Hovis Mill, where flour was milled. It is now luxury apartments. Pubs in Macclesfield include Dolphin Inn, Navigation, Puss In. Short Cruising Rings Birmingham Mini Ring. Stats: 4 nights with hours cruising per day, 49 locks.

This ring covers part of the Stratford-on-Avon Canal, some of the mainline Grand Union Canal and a little bit of the BCN (Birmingham Canal Navigations) and can be completed in a 4 night break (or 3 nights if you are very energetic).

Cruising The Cut - Channel Intro. views 4 years ago. This is a very quick video to introduce "Cruising The Cut", a video blog on YouTube by a man who quit his job and sold his house to. Perfect, now you can relax and begin to enjoy your canal holiday experience.

Whilst we provide a selection of board games on our boats for your use I am sure, like most people, you will have a number of family holiday favourites in the attic.

Why not encourage. The Macclesfield Canal was one of the last narrow canals to be built, indeed, it was very nearly built as a railway.

A variety of ideas were proposed and the present canal was approved by Act of Parliament in April The route of the canal was surveyed by Thomas Telford and construction was engineered by.

Pandemic Lockdown SlowTV Episode Nearly three hours on an English narrowboat, cruising the Macclesfield canal. BONUS: No dialog or shiatty music, only ambient sounds during the journey. Explore detailed cruising guides at Canal Junction.

How to find the hotelboat cruise you want You have over different hotelboat cruises to choose each year, exploring more than 40.

This is a downloadable Macclesfield Canal Cruising Map in Acrobat (pdf) same map is also available as a downloadable Macclesfield Canal Cruising Map in Memory-Map (qct) format. This has 8 x full A4 pages of maps (plus 4 cover pages). Approximate download size is 7 Mb.

You will need Acrobat Reader (or equivalent) software loaded on your computer, or the Acrobat Reader App (or. It also catalogues the regular activities of a thriving cruising club on the Macclesfield Canal and how they have changed with time. The book of 80 pages utilises over 40 photographs from the club archives and other sources, many not previously published.

The author is an honorary life member of. Macclesfield Canal, Ashton-under-Lyne. 88 likes 1 talking about this were here. The Macclesfield Canal is a canal in east Cheshire, England, one Location: Ashton-under-Lyne. Interested in Canal Boat Routes. Staffordshire, Cheshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire Four counties ring, Caldon, Cheshire Ring.

Llangollen, Stourport. Chester, Burton. Macclesfield Canal Pubs/Cafes. The Ring O' Bells is a good choice for some refreshments on the route.

Located in Marple the year old pub boasts a large award. The North Cheshire Cruising Club is situated on the High Lane Arm of the Macclesfield canal, one of England's most beautiful canals.

Clubhouse and Moorings History. Explore detailed cruising guides at Canal Junction. How to find the hotelboat cruise you want We have over different hotelboat cruises to choose from, exploring more than 40. BIRMINGHAM CANAL NAVIGATIONS MAP **NEW** Jo wrote a short book about her travels and how she met Michael narrowboat cruising along the Macclesfield canal - Duration: Bradford-on-Avon Bradford-on-Avon Marina is located on the Kennet and Avon canal in Wiltshire MORE.