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Sunset Scene, Uppermill

Huddersfield Canal
Dusk descends on the picturesque village of Uppermill in Saddleworth, and the narrow boats seen here moor up for the night.
Saddleworth Canal Cruises

Huddersfield Canal
Operating on the Uppermill section of the canal, Saddleworth Canal Cruises run day trips, private functions, corporate entertainment and school trips aboard their boat, Pennine Moonraker. For further details visit their site or ring 0161 652 6331.
Standedge Tunnel, Marsden

Huddersfield Canal
Recently re-opened following major renovation and restoration work, the impressive Standedge tunnel is the highest, deepest and longest canal tunnel in England. The lights of a narrow boat carrying day trippers can just been seen inside the tunnel as it heads towards the entrance.
Standedge Tunnel Boat Trips

Huddersfield Canal
Guided boat trips venture into the tunnel regularly for day trippers daring to brave the journey! The Waters Edge Inn at the tunnel's entrance provides welcome relief for those who actually return!
Standedge Visitor Centre

Huddersfield Canal
As a part of the major restoration works on the canal, the Standedge Visitor Centre (once an 18th century transhipment warehouse) and the guided boat trip into the tunnel is an exciting new attraction for all of the family to enjoy. Ring 01484 844 298 for further details or visit their website.
Constellation Cruises, Poynton

Macclesfield Canal
Constellation Cruises and Braidbar Boats in Poynton offer several services, including: day boat hire; fit outs; repairs; painting; gas; diesel; coal; and chandlery. Ring 01625-873471 for further details.
Ducks on Ice

Macclesfield Canal
Skating around on the frozen canal, these ducks will go to any length to secure the bread thrown to them!
Aqueduct House, Marple

Peak Forest Canal
Close to the Marple Aqueduct, this attractive building is also near the bottom lock of the 16 in the Marple flight. These were completed in 1804, rising 209 ft to link the upper and lower stretches of the canal. Before then, a tramway (itself completed in 1800) connected the two.
Former Warehouse nr Lock 9, Marple

Peak Forest Canal
This striking former warehouse on the Marple flight has been sympathetically converted to modern business use. What a great place to work - I wonder whether anybody travels into work by barge?
Tunnel, Marple Flight

Peak Forest Canal
This intriguing tunnel runs under the modern main road that passes over the canal at Marple. The tunnel lies next to one of the locks in the Marple flight.
Miles Plattings' Locks

Rochdale Canal
Making their way through the northern reaches of Manchester, these two barges are helped through the locks at Miles Plattings.
Locks near Chadderton Fold

Rochdale Canal
An idyllic summer country canal scene - despite being only a matter of minutes away from the busy towns of Chadderton and Middleton.
Smithybridge Pub (Sign)

Rochdale Canal
A romantic view of by-gone canal days, depicted evocatively on the sign post for the Smithybridge pub close to the Rochdale canal (in Smithybridge).
Hollingworth Lake, nr Littleborough

Rochdale Canal
Now a centre for water sport enthusiasts and day trippers, the attractively situated Hollingworth lake was originally a feeder reservoir for the canal. The Pennines can be seen in the far distance.
Fisherman nr Top Lock (36), Summit

Rochdale Canal
What a way to relax - fishing on the canal. Did you hear about the 'monster' that got away?