This a leisurely full day trip passing through 6 locks, turning just beyond the Bunbury staircase locks before returning to the Shady Oak. Lunch is available at the Tollemache Arms, Alpraham (Telephone No. 01829 261716) 2/3 mile from Bunbury Wharf, or the Dysart Arms, Bunbury (Telephone No. 01829 260183) almost a mile from Bunbury Wharf.
Trip Departure Point: Shady Oak Pub (Beeston)
Departing from the Shady Oak Pub. To get to the Shady Oak, where you can park in the pub car park, take the A51 from Chester towards Nantwich and turn right onto the A59 at the Red Fox, signposted Beeston. After 2/3 of a mile turn right on to Huxley Lane, signposted Tiverton, Huxley, Tattenhall. After 1.4 miles turn left onto Bates Mill Lane, signposted Beeston. The Shady Oak is 1/3 mile down the lane on the left.
Sat Nav Co-ordinates: Postcode CW6 9UE
Latitude 53.137446 Longitude -2.700220
Trip Duration: Full Day Trip
Full day trips typically depart between 9.00am - 10.00am with trips lasting approximately 6 hours. ( 9 hours plus for Anderton Lift from Preston Brook)
The office will advise of any particular start time requirements.
Trip Dates of operation: Over the Rainbow 9th to 15th June