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Stone to Chester

Please note that these route pages are a work in progress. The figures below indicate route length; however, not all locks and bridges are included currently, so the time required may be underestimated.

Departure Point:  
Cruising Hours: This route consists of 106.319 miles, 122 locks, 2 movable bridges and 2 tunnels. Which will take 9 days, 2 hours and 44 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Stone to Chester route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

Bunbury Staircase Locks
Northgate Staircase Locks
Aqueduct Marina Campsite
Middleport Pottery
Lock 33
Lock 34
Beeston Castle Wharf
Grosvenor Park
Chester park
Beeston Iron Lock
Eastgate Clock
Breakout Chester
Trent and Mersey Canal, Stone
Railway Bridge Over Canal
Bridge 8
Bridge 6
Wardle Canal
Etruria Locks
Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens
Etruria Industrial Museum

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

Telford's Warehouse
Barchetta Restaurant
Lockgate Coffee House
Jaunty Goat Coffee
Marmalade
The Olde Barbridge Inn
The Old Harkers Arms
The Cheshire Cat
Plume of Feathers
Ristorante Sergio
Upstairs at the Grill
The Swan Inn
Kings Lock Fish & Chips
The Holy Inadequate
The Bluebell
Broughton Arms
Crown Wharf
The Cellar
Red Bull Hotel
The Lock Keeper

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Further reading and learning about the Stone to Chester route

Guides

Related Nicholson Guide:
Four Counties & the Welsh Canals - Nicholson Guide No 4

Videos

Useful youtube videos covering some or all of this route.

Please note: These are independent youtube video, and not affiliated with or endorsing our business Roam&Roost Canal Boat Holidays

Hire Boats for the Stone to Chester route.

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