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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

The River Weaver Navigation

British Waterways 
Waterscape  A Good website for the River Weaver
A miscellany of information about the River Weaver
A comprehensive site for all waterway matters
The Mersey Gateway site - not actually the Weaver but close by 

Photographs and pictures

Picture gallery at Leigh Arms, Acton Bridge
Lots of pictures of Anderton Lift
Artist of the lithograph of "Viaduct over the valley of the Weaver, on the Chester & Crewe Railway 

Books

A book - 'Mid-Cheshire Memories' - includes an account of life as a Yarwood's apprentice
Reference to Arley Hall papers 1750s & 60s relating to navigation of the River Weaver
Index to 'The Funnel' - magazine of The Steamboat Association of Great Britain - article on R. Weaver in Issue 102 - September 1999

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Local News

  • Volunteer Lock Keepers
    12th Jan 2018

    Canal and River Trust have launched an appeal for volunteer lock keepers on the River Weaver ....

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  • RWNS AGM
    24th Mar 2017

    The Society held its AGM which was well attended ....

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  • British Empire Medal
    11th Jun 2016

    The RWNS Treasurer has been recognised in the Queen's Birthdday Honours List ....

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  • Swing Bridge wins National Commendation
    8th Oct 2015

    The Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge has won a national commendation ....

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  • Society recognised with Award
    1st May 2015

    The River Weaver Navigation Society has won an Oscar .....

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  • Northwich Flood Defences
    30th Oct 2014

    The Society has objected to the proposed Flood Defence Scheme in Northwich ....

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What's On

  • Northwich River Festival
    14th Jul 2018 - 15th Jul 2018

    Following the success of the inaugural event in 2017, the Northwich River Festival is returning in 2018 ....

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  • 2018 Salt Towns’ Rally
    17th Aug 2018 - 27th Aug 2018

    A boat rally from Middlewich culminating in the Off Cut Festival in Winsford ....

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  • Winsford History Society
    Hazelmere, Winsford

    RWNS is pleased to partner the Winsford History Society .....

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  • Weaverham History Society
    University Primary Academy Weaverham

    You can learn more about the area with our society partner ....

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  • Discover the History of Mid Cheshire
    Weaver Hall Museum

    Explore the history of the local area at a Museum that is close to the River Weaver ....

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  • The Lion Salt Works
    A short walk from the River Weaver Navigation

    The Lion Salt Works, following a £10m restoration is now open to the public ....

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