These wonders of 19th century engineering, the Marple Locks, which were fully restored in 1974 are the second deepest locks ... More
These wonders of 19th century engineering, the Marple Locks, which were fully restored in 1974 are the second deepest locks in the United Kingdom and were built in 1805 to connect the Lower and Upper Peak Forest canals. This spectacular flight of sixteen working locks, surrounded by a beautiful countryside and scenic walks. With an aim to protect and preserve this site, the Marple Locks Heritage Society was established in 2003 and it continues to strive towards this end. Admission is free and the locks are open throughout the year.
Walkers can enjoy spectacular views on their rambles through this popular nature reserve, which is home to around hundred species
of wild bird and three hundred varieties of plant. A unique, purpose built Braille Trail allows visitors with impaired ...
Holiday Inn London Brentford Lock is located beside the Grand Union Canal and approximately six miles from central London and
Heathrow Airport. The Brentford railway station is less than a 15 minute walk, with regular services into London. Brentford ...
Perched high above Stockport, the Hare and Hounds has one of the finest pub views you are likely to find
anywhere. The whole of Manchester stretches below you as far as Winter Hill and Bolton in the north to ...