The Macclesfield Canal runs between Marple and Hall Green, near Kidsgrove, UK. It passes through Bollington, Macclesfield and Congleton.
It is about 26 miles long and has 13 locks.
It links the Peak Forest Canal with the Trent and Mersey Canal and forms part of the "Cheshire Ring".
Opened in 1831, the Macclesfield Canal was one of the last canals to be built in Britain.
These related books are available from amazon.co.uk - follow links for details:
by Michael Pearson
Ashton, Peak Forest, Macclesfield, Trent & Mersey and Bridgewater canals and Rochdale Nine. Colour photos and diagrams. Clear descriptions. 2009 edition.
by Dennis Suleman
Tourist map of the Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals includes the Ashton Canal from Dukinfield Junction to its junction with the Rochdale Canal in Manchester.
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