• Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

Visitor Moorings

 

Since 1992 Shropshire Union Canal Society volunteers, in association with British Waterways and local authorities, have engaged in a rolling programme of canal enhancements for the benefit of all users. This includes the provision of signposts, seats and picnic tables, as well as the creation of leisure areas and ringed moorings. The programme has brought a considerable amount of new finance to the waterways, and has made the Shropshire Union system one of the most user-friendly within the UK inland waterways.


Shropshire Union Canal Main Line

 1.   Bilbrook (north of Bridge 4) Stop & Shop
 2.   Between Bridges 7 and 8
 3.   Old Lea Wharf South (south of Bridge 42)
 4.   Old Lea Wharf North (north of Bridge 42)
 5.   Knighton (between Bridges 47 and 48)
 6.   Goldstone Wharf (north of Bridge 55)
 7.   Adderley (between Bridge 72 and Adderley Bottom Lock)
 8.   Coxbank (between locks 2 and 3 of the Audlem flight)
 9.   Coole Pilate (south of Bridge 84) Leisure Area
10.  Hack Green (south of bridge 85) Secret Bunker
11.  Nantwich (south of aqueduct, towards Bridge 91) Stop & Shop
12.  Nantwich (north of Bridge 92) Leisure Area
13.  Hurleston (south of Bridge 97)
14.  Hurleston (north of Bridge 97)
15.  Barbridge (between the narrows and Bridge 100)
16.  Calveley (north of Bridge 104)
17.  Beeston (south of the Stone Lock) Stop & Shop
18.  Beeston (between the Iron and Stone Locks)
19.  Beeston (opposite Chas Hardern's Boatyard) Stop & Shop
20.  Tiverton (south of Wharton's Lock)
21.  Tiverton (south of Bridge 109)
22.  Tiverton (north of Bridge 109)
23.  Tattenhall (south of Bridge 113)
24.  Mollington (north of Bridge 131) Access to golf club walks
25.  Caughall (north of Bridge 134)
26.  Stanney Mill Bridge (south of Bridge 141) Access to Cheshire Oaks retail village and supermarket
27.   Weavers Bridge (north of Bridge 142) Access to Coliseum Leisure Park


Shropshire Union Canal - Middlewich Branch

 1.   Cholmondeston (between Bridges 4 and 5)
 2.   Cholmondeston (between Bridges 5a &6)  Leisure Area
 3.   Weaver Aqueduct (east of Bridge 9 narrows)
 4.   Church Minshull (between Bridges 12 and 13) 
 5.   Church Minshull (between Bridges 13 and 14)
 6.   Clive Green (between Bridges 21 and 22)
 7.   Clive Green (between Bridges 23 and 24)
 8.   Stanthorne (between Bridges 25 and 26)


Llangollen Canal

 1.   Burland (between Bridges 3 and 4)
 2.   Burland (between Bridges 4 and 5)
 3.   Burland (between Bridges 5 and 6) Stop & Shop
 4.   Baddiley Hall (between Bridges 12 and 13)
 5.   Wrenbury Heath (between Baddiley Lock No. 1 and Bridge 15)
 6.   Wrenbury Church (between Bridges 18 and 19) Stop & Shop
 7.   Wrenbury Frith (between Bridges 21 and 22)
 8.   Marbury (between Marbury Lock and Bridge 24)
 9.   Quoisley (between Bridges 24 and 25)
10.  Quoisley (as above - two sites)
11.  Whitchurch (offside, east of Lift Bridge) Stop & Shop
12.  Whitchurch (between Lift Bridge and winding hole) Stop & Shop
13.  Tilstock Park (west of Lift Bridge)
14.  Whixall (The Waggoner's between Bridges 42 and 43)
15.  Whixall (between Bridges 43 and 44) Stop & Shop
16.  Whixall (between Bridges 45 and 46)
17.  Hampton Bank (west of Bridge 50)
18.  Colemere (east of Bridge 55)
19.  Ellesmere (between Ellesmere services and Bridge 60)
20.  Tetchill (between Bridges 62 and 63)
21.  Tetchill (as above - two sites)
22.  Tetchill (between Bridges 63 and 64)
23.  Frankton (between Bridges 66 and 67
24.  Frankton (between Bridges W1 and W2)
25.  Frankton (between Bridges W3 and W4)
26.  Maestermyn (between Bridges W5 and W6) opposite Narrowboat Inn
27.  Whittington (between Bridges W6 and W7)
28.  Hindford  (between Bridges W8 and W9)
29.  New Marton (between Bridges W12 and W13)
30.  Rosweil  (between Bridges W17 and W18)
31.  Poachers Pocket (between Bridges W18 and W19)
32.  Chirk (between Chirk Tunnel and marina)
33.  Pentre (between Whitehouse Tunnel and Bridge W26)
34.  Cefn Bychan (between Bridge W27 and Fron Lift Bridge)
35.  Cefn Bychan (as above - two sites)


Llangollen Canal - Prees Branch

 1.   Allmans and Starks Lift Bridges (Between Bridges 1&2)


Montgomery Canal

 1.   Weston Arm Leisure Area
 2.   Maesbury Marsh (north of Bridge 79 opposite Navigation Inn)
 3.   Maesbury Marsh (south of Bridge 80, by Canal Central)
 4.   Gronwen (north of Bridge 81, Crofts Mill Lift Bridge)
 5.   Belan (below Belan bottom lock) Leisure Area
 6.   Brithdir (south of Bridge 126) Horseshoe Pub
 7.   Berriew (south of aqueduct) Berriew village, pubs & shops