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Manchester Ship Canal Cruises
Here's an alternative way to discover Manchester - by boat.
Mersey Ferries offers a fascinating Manchester Ship Canal Cruise along a 35-mile stretch of canal.
Featuring a lively commentary that reveals the facts, history and dramas of one of Britain's major waterways, this six hour cruise will leave you with a true appreciation of how the canal's construction transformed Manchester forever.
Departing from Salford Quays, Manchester to Liverpool on selected dates from April to October 2014, many of the cruises include a two and a half hour stop in Liverpool, before coaches collect and return you to your starting point. Tickets must be booked in advance by calling 0151 330 1444 or via www.merseyferries.co.uk