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The Bridgewater Canal is a 65km (39 mile) canal stretching from Runcorn to Leigh in the North West of England.

The Canal is also a strategic link between the North and South canal network and features the well-known Barton Swing Aqueduct which passes over the Manchester Ship Canal.

Public Transport Information

Visit these websites for the latest bus, train and tram information and timetables.

Transport for Greater Manchester

Network Warrington

Halton Transport

Cheshire East Transport

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Summer colours along the Bridgewater Canal ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒž August is right around the corner and hopefully it will bring sun and blue skies so we can enjoy warm walks along the waterside. ๐Ÿ“ธ: @leahwhitehorse001
Happy Monday everyone! We hope you all have a lovely week ๐ŸŒฅ๏ธโœจ ๐Ÿ“ธ: @jobo_photos
Peaceful evening walks along the Bridgewater Canal >> โ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ฎโ€๐Ÿ’จ Nothing beats a long walk at the end of a busy week, so make time for you this weekend and head out for a stroll along the water's edge. ๐Ÿ“ธ: @drwilli59
Spice up your Monday with watersports along the Bridgewater Canal! ๐Ÿ›ถโ›… Why not get a @British.Canoeing licence that permits Canoes, Kayaks and SUP's to travel up and down the Bridgewater Canal free of charge. ๐Ÿ“ธ : @_jaderauhl
Cheeeeeese... ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿง€ We found this photo in our gallery and just had to share it. It's made our week! The Bridgewater Canal is the perfect place to take your pooch this summer, come rain or shine โ›…
Taking a dip ๐Ÿฆ†๐Ÿ’ง We love seeing your photos of the wildlife you find along the Bridgewater Canal. Next time you're visiting, snap some pics and send them to us! ๐Ÿ“ธ: @geembailey
Happy Monday ๐ŸŒค๏ธโœจ Sending you peaceful and positive vibes to get you through this week. ๐Ÿ“ธ: @monicasphotographs

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