Bridgewater Canal

colin on June 8th, 2015

After leaving Manchester we returned to the Bridgewater Canal. About three miles from Manchester we reach the junction where turning left takes us back towards the Anderton Boat lift, the direction we came from, and turning right takes us over the Manchester Ship Canal (MSC). Doubtless quite an achievement when it was built – actually […]

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colin on June 7th, 2015

In due course, we arrived in Manchester, ground zero of the Industrial Revolution. The place seems to have been riddled with canals all around judging by the bridges over short canal stubs which litter the place. The local burghers have made an attempt to retain a lot of the canals, but I suspect many interesting […]

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