Runcorn & Weston Canal

The Runcorn & Weston Canal ran parallel to the River Mersey, through the outskirts of Runcorn, for 2.4km (1.5 miles).  At the southern end it joined the Weston Canal of the River Weaver Navigation through one lock.  At the northern end it joined the Runcorn New Locks and Old Locks lines of the Bridgewater Canal.

Runcorn & Weston Canal
Runcorn & Weston Canal

You can see more detail of the route by downloading the Runcorn & Weston Canal Maps in Acrobat (pdf) or Memory-Map (qct) formats.  Like all the maps for restoration projects these are free to download.

Extract from Runcorn & Weston Canal Map
Extract from Runcorn & Weston Canal Map

You can also see a little of those parts of the canal that are still accessible with a virtual cruise.  Just choose your starting point and keep clicking the Next links.

Start of the Runcorn & Weston Canal
Start of the Runcorn & Weston Canal

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