Marbury Hall History Walk
Marbury Country Park
15th Apr 2017
Take a short walk around the area of Marbury Country Park where the great Marbury Hall once stood ....
Warblers and Waders
23rd Apr 2017
Renowned ecologist Jeff Clarke is at it again ....
Friends of Anderton & Marbury Photographic Exhibition
Comberbach Memorial Hall
11th Mar 2017
Come and see the Exhibition of photographs submitted for FoAM’s Competition in 2016 ....
Wellbeing through Nature
Northwich Memorial Court
26th Jan 2017 - 30th Mar 2017
Cheshire Wildlife Trust's go out to local nature reserves to take part in practical conservation tasks ...
A Flea in Her Ear
8th Mar 2017 - 11th Mar 2017
The Harleqiun Players present A Flea in her ear ....
Exhibition: Digital Daydream Believer
ArtWork Studios & Gallery
1st Jan 2017 - 31st Mar 2017
Exhibition of surreal digital art by outsider artist George Sumner ....
The Anderton Boat Lift
Anderton Boat Lift Mural
Getting to The Anderton Boat Lift
The Anderton Boat Lift is at Anderton near Northwich, Cheshire.
If you are travelling by car, it is 3.8 miles from the A556 at Davenham. It is just over 5 miles from the M56 at Stretton, near Warrington.
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From Northwich Railway Station you can take the Warrington Borough Transport Route 46 Northwich - Barnton - Comberbach - Warrington Service. This service run every two hours from outside Tesco's, which is adjacent to the Railway Station. Alighting at the former Anderton Post Office, the Lift is then a five minute walk away.
Alternatively you can walk to the Lift from the Railway Station. The walk is just under two miles and takes you through Carey Park and then alongside the River Weaver.
Northwich Railway Station is on the Mid Cheshire Line - a scenic route from Chester to Manchester via Knutsford, Altrincham and Stockport. Northern Rail operates this service.
From London and the South East take a Virgin Trains service to Stockport and change for Northwich.
From Birmingham and the West Midlands take a Virgin Trains service to Crewe, connect with a service to Chester then change for Northwich. If you are using a taxi from the station to the Lift consider changing at Crewe and taking the direct London Midland service to Hartford.
From Sheffield and South Yorkshire take a service to Stockport and change for Northwich.
From West Wales and Shrewsbury take the Arriva Trains Wales Manchester service and change at Stockport. If you are using a taxi from the station to the Lift consider changing at Crewe and travelling to Hartford.
From North Wales take a Virgin Trains or Arriva Trains Wales service to Chester and change for Northwich.
From Liverpool John Lennon Airport, which is served by Liverpool South Parkway Railway Station, take the East Midlands Trains Norwich service and change at Stockport. If you are using a taxi from the station to the Lift consider taking the direct London Midland service to Hartford.
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