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All reviews lovely walk canal side beautiful countryside tow path watch the boats lovely area memorial park amazing feat of engineering interesting walk sunny day narrow boat cheshire ring industrial revolution long flight macclesfield canal peak district well worth a visit
This is great for a walk along the side of the canal. It's mainly flat but there are are a few inclines as the locks step the canal up and down. It's very picturesque with some good views and also passes alongside some wooded areas....More
A lovely walk along the canal and through the locks, this can be done as a circular walk from Chadkirk Chapel along the canal and back to Chadkirk via Marple Golf course and the Middlewood Way ending at Rose Hill Station at the A626 Stockport...More
At lock 16 investigate the construction of the drover bridge which allows the horses to continue their journey without disconnecting their tow ropes to the barges. Look at the grooves in the masonry where the ropes from the horse drawn barges have cut into the...More
We decided to visit the locks with our grandson in the summer holidays. We walked from the top lock to the bottom of the flight and back, calling for ice cream on the way. Picked enough blackberries for 2 pies. - success.
No booking just meander along the canal footpath at your leisure, some beautiful scenery to see, lovely riverside pubs with fantastic food on offer or you coulda your own packed lunch and enjoy a picnic at the dockside xx
if you drive just through the centre of marple you will cross the canal bridge which has the locks either side just past the cinema and the navigation pub you will see a football field with one goal you can park there. then... More
if you drive just through the centre of marple you will cross the canal bridge which has the locks either side just past the cinema and the navigation pub you will see a football field with one goal you can park there. then walk back to the bridge there's a passageway under the bridge which will take you to the majority of the locks and on to the aquduct.