Canal Boating from Anderton Marina

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Anderton Marina on the Trent and Mersey canal in Cheshire

Uplands Road, Anderton, Cheshire. CW9 6AJ

From Anderton travel on the 60ft Anderton Boat Lift to the Trent and Mersey Canal, tour the city of Chester with a Roman or shop in the heart of Manchester.
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  • Things to do

    • 1
      Anderton Boat Lift - Visit the boat lift and visitor centre and marvel at the 60ft high hydraulic lift system which transports narrowboats from the Trent and Mersey canal to the River Weaver.
    • 2
      Chester - Famous for the magnificent cathedral and for the city walls explore the Roman Amphitheatre and take a tour of the city with a real Roman.
    • 3
      Chester Cathedral - A magnificent building with a rich and fascinating heritage it contains the most complete Medieval monastic complex still standing in the UK take a tour and visit the 13th Century Refectory Cafe or browse the Cathedral Shop
    • 4
      Chester Zoo - With over 7000 animals to visit and to learn about a visit to Chester Zoo is an unique experience, hundreds of different types of plants reflect the natural habitats of some of the more exotic species.


    • Directions By Road
      Anderton is situated in Cheshire, just north of Northwich, and close to the Anderton Boat Lift.

      From the M6 junction with the M56, take the M56 (West). Exit the M56 at junction 10. Take the A559 (signed Northwich) for 3 miles. Turn right (signed Comberbach and Anderton Boat Lift).

      Continue through Comberbach and past Marbury Country Park, towards Anderton. The marina is on the left, 1/4 mile after the Anderton village sign.
    • Directions By Rail
      From Manchester, take the train to Northwich station. From London and the south, take the train to Crewe, and then change for the service to Hartford station.

      From Northwich or Hartford stations,

      take a taxi to the marina. If there are no taxis waiting, information on taxi firms can be found at the payphone at the station.

      Taxi information is detailed below. For information about train timetables and ticket costs for all mainline rail transport please go to
    • Nearest Airport
      From Manchester Airport, take a taxi to the boatyard. Please contact the taxi companies directly for an estimated fare.
    • Local Accommodation
      Please check or for special rates. Premier Inn at Stretton Address: Tarporley Rd, Stretton, Warrington WA4 4NB Telephone: 0333 321 9131
    • Taxi Information
      Anderton Travel - Tel: 01606 77701 / 07769674058
      Barnton Travel - Tel: 01606 872000
      G R Travel - Tel: 01606 41555 Car Hire
    • Groceries
      A selection of essential provisions is stocked at the marina shop. The nearest supermarket is a couple of miles away in the town of Northwich. A selection of essential provisions is stocked at the marina shop.