Bridgewater Canal - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Bridgewater Canal
The Bridgewater Canal is a 65km canal stretching from Runcorn to Leigh and is owned and operated by the Peel Group. It is sometimes described as England’s first canal and has a special place in history as the first canal in Britain to be built without following an existing watercourse, and so became a model for those that followed it.
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Attractions Near Bridgewater Canal
0.65km from Bridgewater Canal
Lymm Dam is a wonderful big water experience set in beautiful surroundings. Depths of the water range from 30ft to 6ft from which, with skill, you will experience superb angling. It is also an area of great beauty and tranquillity. Its woodlands and meadows are teeming with wildlife.
Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden
5.12km from Bridgewater Canal
Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden was built in the 1830s by Thomas Parr. It comprises of a kitchen garden, pleasure ground, and renovated Victorian garden. Its facilities include a cafe, toilets, and free access and it is a popular attraction in Warrington.
National Trust - Dunham Massey
5.56km from Bridgewater Canal
Dunham Massey is an Elizabethan house which was extensively remodelled by John Norris in 1732-40 for the 2nd Earl of Warrington. the Garden at Dunham Massey is a great plantsman's garden with interesting historic features such as the Orangery, Pump House, Victorian Bark House and the remains of an Elizabethan Mount. The stately home was designated a Grade One listed-building on 5 March 1959.
Dunham Massey Park
6.02km from Bridgewater Canal
Dunham Massey’s deer park covers an area of 192.7 acres and features formal avenues, woodland, and parkland. Its pasture-woodland is occupied by a herd of fallow deer that have been resident in the park for hundreds of years. The Gardens at Dunham Massey are home to historic features such as an Orangery, Pump House, Victorian Bark House, and the remains of an Elizabethan Mount. Snowdrops, daffodils, and bluebells provide an ever-changing landscape of colors and scents.
Arley Hall & Gardens
6.56km from Bridgewater Canal
Arley Hall is a country house in the village of Arley, Cheshire, England. It is home to the owner, Viscount Ashbrook, and his family. The gardens at Arley Hall are set in scenic Cheshire countryside near Northwich, they originally date from 1743 when a walled garden was built and large pleasure gardens were laid out.
Warrington Museum & Art Gallery
7.42km from Bridgewater Canal
Warrington Museum & Art Gallery is on Bold Street in the Cultural Quarter of Warrington in a Grade II listed building that it shares with the town's Central Library. It holds approximately 300 oil paintings. Although the majority are nineteenth-century works and relate to Warrington and the surrounding area, others are undoubtedly of national significance.
Discover More Attractions in Cheshire, Home of Bridgewater Canal
Cheshire, a geographic and historic county and former administrative county of northwestern England. The county covers 905 square miles and has a population of around 1 million. It is mostly rural, with a number of small towns and villages supporting the agricultural and other industries which produce Cheshire cheese, salt, chemicals, and silk.