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 Bridgewater Canal, Altrincham to Stockton Heath
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We walked from Altrincham to Stockton Heath on Sunday, 19th April 2009. A walk of around 10 miles through the beautiful Cheshire countryside.

Broadheath bridge (Bridge 30)
Broadheath bridge (Bridge 30)
 Trendy flats in Altrincham
Trendy flats in Altrincham
 A pink cow in the garden area of the flats
A pink cow in the garden area of the flats
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 Heading out of Altrincham
Heading out of Altrincham
 Linotype Works, 1897
Linotype Works, 1897
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Pipe bridge
Pipe bridge
 Row, row, row your boat...
Row, row, row your boat...
 Marina at Oldfield Brow
Marina at Oldfield Brow
 Pipe bridge and Seamon's Moss bridge (Bridge 29)
Pipe bridge and Seamon's Moss bridge (Bridge 29)
 Looking back, some old houses by the canal
Looking back, some old houses by the canal
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Beautiful countryside
Beautiful countryside
 Beautiful countryside
Beautiful countryside
 Pipe bridge and Dunham School bridge (Bridge 28)
Pipe bridge and Dunham School bridge (Bridge 28)
 Nice houses at Dunham
Nice houses at Dunham
 Dunham Town bridge (Bridge 27)
Dunham Town bridge (Bridge 27)
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Dunham Woodhouse underbridge (Bridge 26B)
Dunham Woodhouse underbridge (Bridge 26B)
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 View from Dunham Woodhouse underbridge (Bridge 26B)
View from Dunham Woodhouse underbridge (Bridge 26B)
 A small narrow boat
A small narrow boat
 Canal narrows as we approach River Bollin aqueduct
Canal narrows as we approach River Bollin aqueduct
 River Bollin aqueduct
River Bollin aqueduct
Looking back to see canal narrowing
Looking back to see canal narrowing
 Beautiful countryside
Beautiful countryside
 Bollington underbridge (Bridge 26A)
Bollington underbridge (Bridge 26A)
 Beautiful countryside
Beautiful countryside
 Little Bollington
Little Bollington
Pipe bridge
Pipe bridge
 Agden bridge (Bridge 26)
Agden bridge (Bridge 26)
 Aww, little duckies ;)
Aww, little duckies ;)
 Agden Wharf, Lymm
Agden Wharf, Lymm
 More boats moored
More boats moored
Newly built narrow boats
Newly built narrow boats
 Hesford Marine
Hesford Marine
 Barn Owl Inn, again on the wrong side!
Barn Owl Inn, again on the wrong side!
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 Old canalside buildings with a bit of character
Old canalside buildings with a bit of character
 Grantham's bridge (Bridge 25)
Grantham's bridge (Bridge 25)
Houses at Oughtrington
Houses at Oughtrington
 Blossom overhanging the towpath
Blossom overhanging the towpath
 Boats moored at Oughtrington
Boats moored at Oughtrington
 Lloyd bridge (Bridge 24)
Lloyd bridge (Bridge 24)
 A boat named 'Coccium', a Wiganers?
A boat named 'Coccium', a Wiganers?
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Houses by the canal at Lymm
Houses by the canal at Lymm
 Canalside cottages
Canalside cottages
 Lymm Cruising Club
Lymm Cruising Club
 Approaching Lymm centre, more nice houses
Approaching Lymm centre, more nice houses
 Lymm Cruising Club
Lymm Cruising Club
Lymm bridge (Bridge 23), time for lunch
Lymm bridge (Bridge 23), time for lunch
 The Bulls Head close to the canal bridge
The Bulls Head close to the canal bridge
 The Golden Fleece across from the Bulls Head
The Golden Fleece across from the Bulls Head
 Nice house by Lymm bridge (Bridge 23)
Nice house by Lymm bridge (Bridge 23)
 More walkers at Lymm
More walkers at Lymm
Brookfield bridge (Bridge 22)
Brookfield bridge (Bridge 22)
 More nice houses at Lymm
More nice houses at Lymm
 Modern canalside housing at Lymm
Modern canalside housing at Lymm
 Modern canalside housing at Lymm
Modern canalside housing at Lymm
 Ditchfield bridge (Bridge 21)
Ditchfield bridge (Bridge 21)
Busy stretch for boaters
Busy stretch for boaters
 M6 motorway bridge
M6 motorway bridge
 View across countryside, note blue motorway sign on right
View across countryside, note blue motorway sign on right
 View towards the Thelwall viaduct
View towards the Thelwall viaduct
 Beautiful countryside
Beautiful countryside
Thelwall underbridge (Bridge 19A)
Thelwall underbridge (Bridge 19A)
 Pickering's bridge (Bridge 19)
Pickering's bridge (Bridge 19)
 Not far to go now, just under 3 miles
Not far to go now, just under 3 miles
 Boats moored near Grappenhall
Boats moored near Grappenhall
 View from Cliffe Lane underbridge (Bridge 18A)
View from Cliffe Lane underbridge (Bridge 18A)
Knutsford Road bridge (Bridge 18)
Knutsford Road bridge (Bridge 18)
 Nice house at Grappenhall
Nice house at Grappenhall
 Beautiful colours and blossom
Beautiful colours and blossom
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 Grappenhall bridge (Bridge 17)
Grappenhall bridge (Bridge 17)
 The canal at Grappenhall
The canal at Grappenhall
Stanny Lunt bridge (Bridge 16)
Stanny Lunt bridge (Bridge 16)
 Canalside housing and a boat
Canalside housing and a boat
 Houses on a road that ran parallel to the canal for a short stretch
Houses on a road that ran parallel to the canal for a short stretch
 Stockton Heath sign
Stockton Heath sign
 Beautiful countryside and narrow towpath
Beautiful countryside and narrow towpath
Nice house
Nice house
 View from Lumb Brook underbridge (Bridge 15A)
View from Lumb Brook underbridge (Bridge 15A)
 Almost there, a quick look back
Almost there, a quick look back
 Boats moored at Stockton Heath
Boats moored at Stockton Heath
 A crane, this thing had a massive wingspan
A crane, this thing had a massive wingspan
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London Road bridge (Bridge 15), end of our walk
London Road bridge (Bridge 15), end of our walk
 
 

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