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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SJ9397 : Under Bridge #2 by Gerald England
SJ9490 : Watering trough, Hyde Bank by Mr Red
SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal from Nursery Road by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9689 : Station Road, Brabyns Bridge by David Dixon
SJ9392 : Alice and her escort by Gerald England
SJ9490 : Peak Forest Canal Near Chadkirk by David Dixon
SJ9390 : Peak Forest Canal, Burymewick by David Dixon
SJ9392 : Alice approaching by Gerald England
SJ9392 : Caution No Fishing by Gerald England
SJ9689 : Lockside by David Dixon
SJ9398 : Bridge A by Gerald England
SJ9395 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9589 : Lock no. 1, Marple Flight by Dave Dunford
SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9398 : Dragonfly and Vivien by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Peak Forest Canal by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Trolley on Ice by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Automasters Ltd by Gerald England
SJ9494 : Wood End by Gerald England
SJ9687 : Windy Bottom (aka Roman) Bridge by Gerald England
SJ9398 : Portland Basin by Gerald England
SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal from Manchester Road bridge by Gerald England
SJ9687 : Narrowboat Victoria by David Dixon
SJ9490 : Peak Forest Canal by David Dixon

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

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