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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SJ9494 : Site of Raglan Street footbridge by Gerald England
SJ9589 : Peak Forest Canal, Lock#2 by David Dixon
SJ9398 : Aqueduct over the Tame by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Winter mooring at Moorside Place by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Heron on the Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Site of Toray Mill by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Captain Clarke's Bridge by Gerald England
SJ9687 : Peak Forest Canal, Hill Top by David Dixon
SK0182 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SK0083 : Canal and moorings at Furness Vale in Derbyshire by Roger  Kidd
SJ9392 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Sunken narrowboat by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Canal under motorway by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Solway Concrete by Gerald England
SJ9398 : Portland Basin Marina by Gerald England
SJ9688 : Below lock 14 by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Canal Reflections by Gerald England
SJ9392 : Alice's escort by Gerald England
SK0182 : Peak Forest Canal by David Dixon
SJ9495 : Over Yonder by Gerald England
SJ9590 : Peak Forest Canal, River Wood by David Dixon
SK0182 : Spring sunshine at Buxworth by Raymond Knapman
SJ9984 : Peak Forest Canal at New Town, Derbyshire by Roger  Kidd
SJ9493 : Apethorn Tunnel by Gerald England

... and 455 more images.

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

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