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Historic Manchester Canal Cruise with New Manchester Walks

Industrial Gorton boasts one of the most beautiful (former) churches in the country; a world heritage site, no less- Gorton Monastery.
6th April 2018 11am 
The water by the Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Rd, Manchester, United Kingdom, M3 4JR   venue link
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New Manchester Walks on water during this canal trip (with commentary) as we cruise along the Bridgewater Canal, Manchester Ship Canal and River Irwell. This time we link the two great transport forms that Manchester invented: schlepping goods by water and people by iron railroad as we glide along the water on Britain’s first canal under the bridges of the world’s first railway.

On the water’s edge, we also see:
* The new Coronation Street studios.
* Media City.
* Manchester United.
* The Imperial War Museum North.
* The Lowry Centre.
* The old docks of what was Britain’s 4th biggest port.
* Mode Wheel Locks.
* Castlefield.
* Spinningfields.

Those are just some of the sights you will see in a way you’ve never seen them before. We also go through the only Manchester lock – at Pomona – an unusual and exhilarating experience as the boat rises or falls to meet the level of the other waterway and the fortress-like walls of the lock disappear from view.

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I love the guided walking tours - I've learnt so much about Manchester!
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