Port and Starboard – A Nautical Trip to Cheshire – NEW TOUR
Take a journey back to when Britain’s waterways were the main arteries of the nation. The Waterways Museum lovingly restores boats that have long been forgotten. See how the families that worked on the canals lived in spaces smaller than a cupboard under the stairs! Spend your afternoon in historic Chester admiring the river view or the traces left by the Roman occupation.
Dates available on request
Suggested itinerary by coach
National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port
Arrive and explore at the National Waterways Museum, which lies on the banks of the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal. Afterwards take a boat trip along the Shropshire Union Canal with live commentary, finally there is a guided walking tour of the site where we visit the museum Blacksmith.
After visiting the museum you will enjoy a delicious packed lunch.