Tue, 30. April 2024, 10:00 h
Festival of Walks 2024


Festival of Walks 2024

Walk 17 - Three Canals, River Mersey, and Wigg Island

  • Tuesday 30 April at 10:00
  • Brindley Theatre car park
  • 5½ miles approximately
Walk 17


  • No Dogs Permitted!
  • Toilet Facilities

  • Cafe, Pub or Shop nearby

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A 5.5 mile walk taking you along a section of the Bridgewater Canal through the remains of the old locks, to the Manchester Ship Canal,passing Bridgewater House, where James Brindley lived whilst constructing the Bridgewater Canal. The walk continues along the side of the Manchester Ship Canal, passing under Aethelflaed's and Silver Jubilee Bridges to Runcorn Promenade. We then walk onto Wigg Island Nature Reserve, where it follows a circular path passing under the Mersey Gateway Bridge, and a small section of the Runcorn - Latchford canal, before returning to the Brindley car park via the Bridgewater Canal.

Meet in the first section of the Brindley Theatre car park. Parking is free. Refreshments and toilets are available at the Theatre. Cafes are also available in Runcorn Town Centre.

No dogs please.

Walk Leader: Eamon Kilduff
Supported By: Frodsham Probus Walking Group

Postcode: WA7 1BG
Grid Ref:  SJ 5133 8291
What 3 Words: entire.herb.bath



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