The Manchester Historic Canal Cruise sets sail on Saturday 8 April 2017 at 11am. Price: £18. Please book through eventbrite or www.quaytickets.com, 0843 208 0500.
Meet: At the water’s edge outside the Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road. Expert commentary provided by the queen of canal guides, Salford-born Sue Grimditch, and the usual great service from crew of the L S Lowry barge, as we make our way along the Bridgewater canal, through Pomona Lock and onto the Manchester Ship Canal, the Quays and Media City with views of the BBC and ITV Coronation Street studios.
* Reserved seats, licensed bar, loos and central heating make for a fabulous, festive tour.
* Duration approx 3 hours; see reviews on New Manchester Walks Tripadvisor page.
* Departs 11am prompt from the water beside the Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR.
* Need more info? Call Sue on 0788 4001 315 For a full history of the Manchester Ship Canal, click here.