Cheshire Ring now fully open again!
It’s good news for all fans of the Trent & Mersey Canal, as the breach at Dutton Hollow near Preston Brook in Cheshire is finally repaired and back in full working order. This means that the famous Cheshire Ring is restored back to a fully circular route.
In September 2012 the Trent & Mersey Canal experienced a breach at and the Canal and River Trust have worked hard over the winter to repair it.
As a treat take a look at the time-lapse video below to see the repairs take place from start to finish.
Holidays from Acton Bridge, Cheshire, England
Based near Northwich, Acton Bridge is a great place for exploring a number of routes. Travelling north, you meet the canal where it all started – the Bridgewater Canal, which takes you lock-free to Manchester. From there you can travel to the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, or continue on the Cheshire Ring via the Peak Forest and Macclesfield. Find out more about holidays from our Acton Bridge base here…