Stone – Autherley – Barbridge – Middlewich – Harecastle – Stone

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Map of the sailing area around Stone

Basic information

  • Cruise length: 174 km
  • Trip duration: 7 days
  • Type of cruise: circle tour
  • Number of locks: 94

This sightseeing tour starts at the base in the town of Stone, from here you will create a southern sightseeing tour. From Stone sail to Autherley, here is the famous Autherley Junction where the Shropshire Canal ends and the Staffordshire Canal meets the Worcestershire Canal. On this route you can see the very narrow historic canals that are very typical of this area of England. From Autherley you then head north to Barbridge. On this route you will pass under several bridges, for example Bremilow's Bridge. When you reach Middlewich, stop in one of the shops and try to buy some of the long-established Cheshire cheese. If you're here in June, visit the Folk and Boat Festival, which attracts up to 30,000 people each year. From Middlewich, head back south to Stone Base.

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