Peak Forest Canal :: Shared Description

The Peak Forest Canal runs for 15 miles between Ashton under Lyne and Whaley Bridge.

It was built to link the Ashton Canal with the tramways that brought limestone from the Peak District quarries.

The Lower Peak Forest Canal forms part of the "Cheshire Ring".

LinkExternal link Pennine Waterways website including a "virtual tour" of the canal
LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for information on the history of the canal
by David Dixon
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SJ9495 : Across Manchester Road roving bridge by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Narrowboats at Adamson's Wharf by Gerald England
SJ9396 : Old Milestone, Peak Forest Canal by Mr Red
SJ9689 : Samuel Oldknow's Warehouse by David Dixon
SJ9392 : Gravel Bank Farm by Gerald England
SJ9884 : Canalside housing west of Newtown, Cheshire by Roger  Kidd
SJ9395 : Dunkirk Lane Bridge by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Looking across Bridge #8 by Gerald England
SJ9397 : Dukinfield Lift Bridge by Gerald England
SJ9397 : Over the sewage works by Gerald England
SJ9391 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal from Nursery Road by Gerald England
SJ9392 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Towpath closed by Gerald England
SJ9688 : Canal Boundary Stone, Marple Junction by Mr Red
SJ9490 : Peak Forest Canal, Hyde Bank Tunnel by David Dixon
SJ9398 : Peak Forest Canal approaching Portland Basin Marina by David Dixon
SJ9397 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Canoeists on the Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9688 : Peak Forest Canal, Bridge at Lock#14 by David Dixon
SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9396 : Peak Forest Canal by David Dixon
SJ9688 : Peak Forest Canal at Marple by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Canalside Art? by Gerald England

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Created: Wed, 21 Apr 2010, Updated: Wed, 21 Apr 2010

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