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A place to relax an watch the world go by sailing or walking

Bridgewater Canal is wonderful .It's very famous and the towpaths are good for walking , lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cjcjchloe
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Berlin, Germany
the beating heart of Manchester's Industrial revolution

the way to Castlefield is by cobbled roads and the many canal pathways. Nearest tram or train stop... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
GinOla7
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walk in warm sunny evening. Beautiful place. Both sides has footpath. There are so many bridges to cross to the both sides. We started at the Deansgate and walk up to the Manchester United Stadium.

Thank Dammi_29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bridgewater Canal is wonderful .It's very famous and the towpaths are good for walking , lots of places to sit You meet great people around here usually fellow photographic enthusiasts ..

Thank cjcjchloe
Reviewed 23 July 2018

the way to Castlefield is by cobbled roads and the many canal pathways. Nearest tram or train stop is Deansgate. The 4 victorian viaducts converge above the network of canals underneath allowing a great view of the beautiful ironwork. There are a number of locks...More

2  Thank GinOla7
Reviewed 8 July 2018

went see rag & bone man nice place well organised toilets and bar's. if you want a seat get there early to sit on concrete steps we sat on grass banking above under trees as a hot sunny night but beware your shoes need a...More

Thank Adrian G
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely area close to the city centre. Lots of places to eat, bars, ect. Beautiful views of the canals. Castlefield bowl staff were very helpful pre gig (We needed to take medication in a glass bottle and glass is not normally allowed)...More

Thank Julie-Ann B
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Visited for the Chic gig; parked 15 minutes away, access to area is good (bottom end of Deansgate).......down the side-streets, under the bridge's, across the canal etc. Weather was hot 'n' sunny (Good job). Security/Ticket staff were ok on entrance; but, somewhat lacking later. A...More

Thank The_Kats
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting castlefield area for years now, and it is truly an awesome little place in the city centre with some great bars and eateries right next to the canal. Tonight however was my first time and my wife’s second, at the 8,450...More

1  Thank Thebates22
Reviewed 17 June 2018

My favourite area of Manchester. Important for it's place in the industrial Revolution. With stunning architecture relating to the industrial past. But also lovely for quiet walks by the canal.

Thank joseph850
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Lively and pretty setting on sunny days specially- the Wharf, Barca and Albert´s shed are near it. The canal is beautiful in this area - and it is very close to the MoSI.

Thank Advice_Opinions
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Took a morning walk along the towpaths through the city to Castlefield. A beautiful walk taking about 30 minutes from Piccadilly through The Village & Chinatown, leading to a gentle oasis hosting several bars and restaurants.

Thank Andy071972
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Response from cjcjchloe | Reviewed this property |
It is always beautiful..The place was set up then for the World cup .Beauty as they say is in the eye of the beholder . All this area is historical with famous canal , bridges etc .If you like such ( and you can take a ride... More
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I don't think you can HIRE one (they ain't easy to "drive") but you can certainly ride in one - the4y hqave trips of various distances - Enjopy
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