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Start From Anderton Marina

From Anderton Marina
Cruising days : 7
Cruising hours : 50 hours
Locks : 104

After stopping for the first night at Middlewich, this cruise is through the heart of the Potteries.

Entertain the family for the day at Alton Towers, just 8 miles from the end of the Leek canal arm - ask for details of taxis.

Useful Information

Anderton Boat Lift www.andertonboatlift.co.uk

www.discovercheshire.co.uk

Northwich Tourist Board Website Tel. 01606 353534

Northwich Dock Road Edwardian Pumping Station Tel. 01257 260157

Northwich Salt Museum www.saltmuseum.org.uk Tel. 01606 41331

Middlewich www.aboutbritain.com/towns/middlewich.asp

Harecastle Tunnel- 1.66 miles long, just under 3000 yards, one of the longest tunnels in the UK Tel. 01606 723800

Etruria Industrial Museum canalsidein Stoke on Trent – The last steam powered potters mill in Britain www.stokemuseums.org.uk

Waterworld festival park- Etrutia, Stoke on Trent- Indoor Tropical aqua park with over 20 water rides Website Tel. 01782 205747

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery- Stoke on Trent- the home of the worlds finest collection of Staffordshire Ceramics Website Tel. 01782 232323

Pottery museum- Stoke on trent- the last remaining Victorian Pottery factory Website Tel. 01782 319232

Churchill China- close to Bridge 112 Stoke on Trent- factory shop selling bone china. www.churchill-direct.com

Royal Doulton Shop- close to bridge 119 Stoke on Trent.

Alton Towers Theme park - by bus from Stoke on Trent city centre Website Tel. 08705 204060

Potteries Shopping centre- Hanley Stoke on Trent by bridge 8 on Caldon canal

Hanley -Stoke on Trent- The potteries Museum & Art Centre Tel. 01782 232323

Bridgwater factory Shop- north of Bridge 8 on Caldon Canal

Consall Forge pottery www.4atepot.co.uk Tel. 01538 266625

Churnet valley Railway – Near bridge 44 on the Caldon canal- Steam trains Website Tel. 01538 360522

 

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