743 Nantwich

Britain once boasted four thousand miles of canal, which carried goods much more quickly than the rough roads. Surprisingly three thousand miles remain, so when you're stuck in a jam on the M6, just think, maybe a narrowboat from Nantwich might still be quicker.

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LOCATION: South Cheshire
START: Nantwich, car park off A534, turn right just before the river
Grid ref: SJ650525 Postcode: CW5 5UZ
DISTANCE: 5.5 miles
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer - Crewe & Nantwich Landranger 118
REFRESHMENTS: Nantwich Marina
EN ROUTE: River Weaver, Shropshire Union Canal

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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