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Macclesfield Canal

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Cycling heaven

Really nice canal to ride down you can ride from Marple to Macclesfield or beyond. Lots to look at... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
chrishynes58
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Poynton, United Kingdom
An attractive and interesting walk along this canal

Generally I am not a fan of walking along canals, they can be quite boring. However, on Wednesday I... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
philbuckley79
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Oct 2, 2018
“Cycling heaven”
Sep 27, 2018
“An attractive and interesting walk along this canal”
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Really nice canal to ride down you can ride from Marple to Macclesfield or beyond. Lots to look at and you can ride back on the middlewood way

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Generally I am not a fan of walking along canals, they can be quite boring. However, on Wednesday I walked back to Bollington from Poynton....and I loved it! What makes it interesting is that there are things to look at. Ducks, Canada Geese, herons, canal...More

Thank philbuckley79
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Charming walking along the canal towpath stopping for a drink at the little café. Pub also available that does food.

Thank Jonathan N
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I've walked the Macclesfield canal from Kidsgrove to Macclesfield and will do the rest when I have the opportunity. It seems to line up quite well the railway stations which means you can walk one way and then jump on the train to get back...More

Thank GAlsager
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Over the past year we have walked the canal in sections finishing in Marple in warm sunshine! It is a lovely canal and you can do it all by walking a section and catching the train back. We did it in three legs, Kidsgrove-Congelton-Adlington-Marple. Saw...More

Thank AdrianH1967
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Macclesfield Canal runs for about 27 miles from Marple in the north to Kidsgrove in the south. We particularly like walking along the canal towpath around Poynton as very good circular walks can be achieved by walking in one direction along the canal path and...More

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