Canal Boat Hire Location :
Anderton Marina

Anderton is located near the Trent and Mersey in Cheshire.

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.

Marina Address : Uplands Road, Anderton, Cheshire. CW9 6AJ

Directions to Anderton Marina

By car: 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.

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 www.thetrainline.com.

By air: From Manchester Airport, take a taxi to the boatyard. Please contact the taxi companies directly for an estimated fare.

 

 

 

Things to do from Anderton Marina

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.

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.

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

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.

Manchester - A dramatic mix of old and new with outstanding shopping, eating, drinking and nightlife the city has something to offer everyone. Visit Old Trafford home to one of the most famous football teams in the world or view one of the many museums or art galleries


Canal Boats operating out of Anderton Marina

Bar Tailed Lark from Anderton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Black Necked Swan from Anderton (12 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Booted Eagle from Anderton (7 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Dusky Thrush from Anderton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Glaucous Gull from Anderton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Great Blue Heron from Anderton (5 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Laughing Gull from Anderton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Little Owl from Anderton (10 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Mealy Amazon from Anderton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Meyers Parrot from Anderton (4 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Pacific Wren from Anderton (4 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Reed Bunting from Anderton (5 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
River Warbler from Anderton (8 berth) See what we have available for this boat >
Sun Conure from Anderton (6 berth) See what we have available for this boat >

Local Information

Taxis: Anderton Travel - Tel: 01606 77701 / 07769674058
Barnton Travel - Tel: 01606 872000
G R Travel - Tel: 01606 41555

Accommodation: Please check www.hotelshopuk.com or www.laterooms.com for special rates.

Bike Hire: Tracs - Northwich 07949 088477 - Website http://www.delamerebikes.co.uk

Bromton Dock - Stoke on Trent 0208 2323931 - Website http://www.bromptondock.co.uk


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