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Cruising the River Weaver

Hunts Lock at Northwich

Northwich from Hayhurst Bridge showing the former Flotel

The Anderton Boat Lift

Dutton Railway Viaduct

Onwards to Sutton Weaver

Panary arrives at Sutton Mill

Weston Marsh Lock

The Weaver is only navigable from Winsford Bridge to its confluence with the Ship Canal

Walks

The Salts and Sails Trail by David Burkhill-Howarth
20 miles from Weston Point to Winsford along the Weaver Navigation in Cheshire. Detailed history notes.

A Towpath Walkers Guide to the History of the River Weaver Navigation
by Colin Edmondson
Volume 1: Three walks around Acton Bridge, Dutton Locks, Pickerings Cut and Saltersford
(available from the Author on 07721 620747)

Towpath Walkers Guide to the History of the River Weaver Navigation
by Colin Edmondson
Volume 2: Two walks at Frodsham and one walk around Northwich
(available from the Author on 07721 620747)

Walks Around Frodsham
Includes several walks along the river
Available from Frodsham Town Council

The Frodsham Millennium Walks
A Heritage trail based on the ancient parish boundaries of Frodsham (partly along the river)
Available from Frodsham Town Council

Frodsham 100 Challenge Walks
Ten circular walks in Frodsham – 4 of which include the river
Available from Frodsham Town Council

Waterside Walks in Cheshire by James F Edwards
20 walks taking in the local waterways including the Bridgewater Canal, the River Weaver, Redes Mere and the River Dee. The walks range in length from 3 to 8 miles. Available on line

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