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 : Dotterel on the Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9688 : Night Owl at Marple by Gerald England
SJ9398 : Portland Basin Marina by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Moored under Bridge #8a by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Illuminated cobwebs by Gerald England
SJ9391 : Bridge 13a by Gerald England
SJ9398 : Ace of Hearts by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Bend Over Yonder by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Peak Forest Canal  by Gerald England
SK0181 : The end of the Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9688 : Castaway at Marple by Gerald England
SK0181 : The Week of the Dam by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Monarch on the Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9391 : Alice on the Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Heron's Reach by Gerald England
SJ9392 : Waiting by Woodley Tunnel by Gerald England
SJ9391 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Over Yonder by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9392 : Peak Forest Canal, Entrance To Woodley Tunnel by David Dixon
SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Towpath closed by Gerald England
SJ9589 : Peak Forest Canal, Lock#1 by David Dixon
SJ9395 : Bend in the Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England

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

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