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Bridgewater Canal

The Cross, Lymm WA13 0HP, England
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Running from Worsley to Runcorn there is plenty to see. Wherever you are on the canal it is great... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
Wonderful canal

Wonderful canal walks around Lymm - on this occasion we parked near Spud Wood, walked a stretch of... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Stockport, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
The Cross, Lymm WA13 0HP, England
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Running from Worsley to Runcorn there is plenty to see. Wherever you are on the canal it is great for walks and cycles trips. The canal runs through places like Manchester, dunham, lymm, Warrington. The best way to see Englands first canal is by boat,...More

Thank Hornblower17
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Wonderful canal walks around Lymm - on this occasion we parked near Spud Wood, walked a stretch of the canal before exploring the wood and then walking for a light lunch at the Barn Owl Inn, a lovely canal side pub. No doubt we will...More

Thank manswa
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Bridgewater Canal is a man-made wonder, winding in and out of the little village of Lymm and its surroundings. The banks are mostly shaded with a few houses here and there. It is strewn with the houseboats with quaint names and appearances. They ply leisurely,...More

Thank chadonchoudhury
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The canal can be accessed at many points and there is often free parking close by. Round trips are possible using local paths and bridges. My favourite is the area around Lymm where the canal tow path walk can be incorporated with the interesting sites...More

Thank MikeC2011
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I count myself very lucky to live 5 minutes walk from the canal as it passes through Lymm. It always offers me a beautiful walk into the village in one direction which I far prefer to the busy roads, or to Dunham Massey in the...More

Thank FurryMadKat
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Lymm unspoilt same as years ago lovely walk along through the village of Lymm stop for a pub meal on the way

Thank lozzie0531
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We went for a walk along the canal in a Sunday when the weather was overcast but dry and it was very pleasant lots of boats wildlife and a nip in the barn owl for some light refreshment all in all very enjoyable

Thank dennis383
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great place to walk or cycle safe for families. Nice historic place to visit, well worth a visit. Ideal for dogs.

Thank tiamaria12017
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The views and surrounding areas of Worsley are delightful and the walk is great for beginners to intermediates with slight inclines and a variety of distances to choose per walk.

Thank Sam-Swagga
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great place for walking dogs or just walking the canal good pathways to stroll along. Nice settings.

Thank Jan H
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6 June 2017|
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Response from normans179 | Reviewed this property |
We walked the canal from lymm to grapenhall with party of 20 pensioners with an average age in the mid 70s. Walking at a leisure pace the time was from 70 minutes for the fastest group to 80 minutes for the slowest. After a... More