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Wandering Duck

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Type:Boat Trip

Blackbrook House
Bugsworth Basin
High Peak
Derbyshire
SK23 7NE
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Public Transport Directions

To Piccadilly Basin – Manchester City CentreNearest Train Station: Manchester PiccadillyWalking Time: 4 MinutesTurn right out of the train station and head down Station Approach. Take the first right down Ducie Street, and continue along until you see the NCP car park on your left hand side. Walk through the car park to the canal where we will be moored.To Hyde – Greater ManchesterNearest Train Station: Hyde Central (16 minutes by train from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station)Walking Time: 5 MinutesExit the station and turn left onto Great Norbury Street. You will pass back underneath the railway if you have arrived from Manchester. You will pass Aldi Supermarket on your left. At the junction, opposite the Cheshire Ring pub, turn left onto Manchester Road. At the bus stop, turn left on to the path down to the canal. Immediately as you come off of Manchester Rd turn right and cross the footbridge which will curl around and take you under Manchester Rd. Space permitting, we will be moored up just the other side of the road.To Bugsworth Basin – High Peak, Derbyshire (Nr Peak District National Park)Nearest Train Station: Whaley BridgeWalking Time: 20 minutesExit the train station on Buxton Road and cross over the road and turn left. Canal Street splits off to the right from Buxton Road, going downhill, parallel to the main road. Walk down here past the Post Office and The Friary. At the bottom of the hill you will be able to see the Canal. Follow the road round to the right and past the boat shed at the end of the canal then turn left and alongside the boat shed. You are now at Whaley Bridge Canal Basin. Walk along the canal tow path (the canal will be on your left). At the junction, cross over the footbridge and turn right (the canal will now be on your right). Continue on until you get in to Bugsworth Basin. Walk straight ahead along the gravel track and you will see us moored on your right at the end of the dead-end arm.

Road Directions

To Bugsworth Basin:The mooring at Bugsworth Basin is in the village of Buxworth in the High Peak. Take the A6 out from Stockport towards Buxton and we are between New Mills and Chapel-en-le-Frith. If coming from Stockport, pass through the small village of Furness Vale, then take the sharp left after going under the railway bridge on to the B6062. After Brittania Trading Estate take the first Right (Brookside). At the Navigation Inn, turn Right and follow the single-track road down to the cargo containers. You can park on the opposite side of these containers, near to the visitor shop and toilet facilities.Most trips start or finish at mooring, so if coming by private car it is advised to park there and take a taxi to your start point, or back there from your finishing point. For your convenience all start and finishing points are within walking distance of train stations.

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open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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