This trip passes through the long Preston Brook Tunnel and one small lock. It is ideal for access to Davenport’s Tea Room (Booking essential, Telephone No. 01606 853241), which is 50 yards from the canal, or the Leigh Arms (Telephone No. 01606 853327) 1/4 mile away beside the River Weaver.
Trip Departure Point: Preston Brook
Exit M56 at Jctn 11, head S-W on A56 Chester Road for 0.7 mile. On crossing canal turn sharp Right in front of white cottage and proceed to below M56 to discharge passengers. Parking on adjacent land is entirely at owners own risk.
Sat Nav/Coordinates - WA4 4BA Latitude 53.32118 & Longitude -02.64982
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 17th July to 31st August
Trip Dates of operation: Over the Rainbow 28th June to 12th July