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Canal Cruise on the Manchester Waterways

With Historic Commentary

Regular cruises:  2015 dates. Sat 21 Feb, Sun 22 Mar, Sat 18 Apr, 11am. £18.

Festive cruise with mulled wine and mince pie:  Xmas 2015 dates will be announced in the autumn.

Booking:
Please book through  www.quaytickets.com, 0843 208 0500.

Meet:
At the water's edge outside the Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road.

Put on your sea legs and watch Manchester, Trafford Park and Salford glide past from the comfort of the L S Lowry or Emmeline Pankhurst boat as she makes her way along the Manchester Ship Canal, Bridgewater Canal and River Irwell, and we glide past the following sights:

* The new Coronation Street studios.
* Media City.
* Manchester United.
* The Imperial War Museum North.
* The Lowry Centre.
* The old docks of what was Britain's 4th biggest port.
* Mode Wheel Locks.
* Castlefield.
* Spinningfields.

And these are just some of the sights you will see in a way you've never seen before. We also go through the only Manchester lock - at Pomona - an unusual and exhilarating experience as the boat rises or falls to meet the level of the other waterway and the fortress-like walls of the lock disappear from view.

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