Enjoy a boat trip on Canal River Trust's Waterways

Anderton, Cheshire

Spend your weekend exploring Cheshire’s incredible waterways, at Anderton Boat Lift and the National Waterways Museum.

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Stand in awe at Anderton Boat Lift, an amazing structure built to lift boats 50ft from the River Weaver to the Trent & Mersey Canal high above. The visitor centre provides a free interactive exhibition, and make sure you see the lift control centre, enabling you to get up close with the lift on its busy daily schedule.

The café serves up a delicious lunch, then you can travel on board the Edwin Clark trip boat on a journey between the two rivers.

At the National Waterways Museum you can explore the historic buildings and then climb aboard the canal boat, Centaur, for a boat trip on the Shropshire Union Canal. The 30-minute tour takes you through a fascinating industrial landscape. Your guide will tell the stories behind the passing bridges and quaysides and bring to life the changing fortunes of the canal and its people.

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