743 Nantwich

Britain once boasted four thousand miles of canal, which carried goods much more quickly than the rough roads. Surprisingly three thousand miles of canal 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 650525 Postcode CW5 5UZ 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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