Ancient & Modern

Countryside, wildlife, lakes, swing aqueduct & cosmopolitan Liverpool

August 22, 2024
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Cruise Start
Cruise End
Bridgewater Marina Nr. Manchester

This cruise takes in the start of modern canals in Worsley & the more recently built Liverpool Link.

Starting either in Liverpool or at the Bridgewater Marina near Manchester the cruise passes through a variety of landscapes including flashes, flooded areas resulting from mining but now nature reserves, & superb countryside.

Along the way we will:

  • Visit Worsley, the birth place of modern canals,
  • Cross the Manchester ship canal on the Barton Swing Aqueduct
  • Pass Wigan Pier
  • Go through typical English countryside
  • Travel along Liverpool’s historic waterfront passing by the photogenic Three Graces
  • Moor up in Salthouse dock
  • Have time to explore vibrant Liverpool