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24 September 2014
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Manchester Ship Canal

Manchester Ship Canal

Manchester Ship Canal Facts

address:The canal runs for 36 miles from Eastham on the Mersey estuary to Salford in Greater Manchester.
tel:Visit Manchester Tourism:
0161 237 1010
fax:Visit Manchester Tourism:
0161 228 2960
email:Visit Manchester Tourism:
prices:Not applicable.
open:Year round. A great location to view the canal from is the Salford Quays area and from the new pedestrian bridge which links the Lowry Centre and the Imperial War Museum North.
parking:Parking at Salford Quays.
access: Flat waterway areas at Salford Quays.
transport: Salford Quays is 15 minutes by tram from Manchester city centre. Alternatively take junction 12 from the M60 for the M602. The Quays lies close to junction 3 of the M602.
food:Bars, restaurants and cafes around the Lowry Centre and Imperial War Museum/Salford Quays.

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See Also

BBC Manchester - Manchester Ship Canal

Manchester Ship Canal

Pennine Waterways

Visit Manchester

Salford Quays

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