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Marple Aqueduct

Peak Forest Canal, Marple, Marple, Stockport, England
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Great engineering

It was well worth the difficulty of finding this place. It may well be a great engineering example... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2018
DonegalEm
Historical site

This is a famous viaduct and can either be walked across, viewed from fields and countryside below... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
geminiCheshire
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Peak Forest Canal, Marple, Marple, Stockport, England
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

It was well worth the difficulty of finding this place. It may well be a great engineering example and well known to many worldwide, but the locals we stopped were unable to help us find it. The area surrounding the viaduct is beautiful too, and...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

This is a famous viaduct and can either be walked across, viewed from fields and countryside below, or seen from the local trains while travelling. It has been renovated recently as part of a heritage scheme. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Well worth a visit when you think back to resources available at the time !!! Magnificent views of the valley below and a pleasant walk to get there.

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Reviewed February 16, 2018

When we were kids it was an ongoing dare to jump across the canal from the side with a wall to the side without. The aqueduct is really high. I never did it myself, but I saw others. No one fell off .. As far...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

The aqueduct is the highest masionry-arch aqueduct in Britain taking the Peak Forest Canal 90 feet above the River Goyt. The aqueduct is a 15-20 minutes walk from Marple station beside the impressive Marple flight of locks. A toe path allows pedestrians to traverse the...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

you can walk the path from Chadkirk Chaple in Romiley up to and along the aqueduct. I have no idea how old it is but it's still in use and on one side has no barriers on the other a safety wall and looking over...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

The section of the canal including the aquaduct is lovely with fantastic views over the surrounding countryside and further up to the viaduct, well worth a trip just keep your children close!!!!

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

Exceptional example of Victorian engineering which is the highlight of any walk along the Peak Forest Canal. Breathtaking views right alongside the equally impressive railway bridge. Well worth a visit in my opinion and it is possible to drop down into the Goyt Valley or...More

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

A lovely canal side walk.well maintained footpaths.ideal for serious walkers,.dog walkers and family strolls,.plenty of country pubs and coffee houses not too far away

Thank hebestores
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

The aqueduct area is a lovely part of Marple and is nice for a casual walk The actual aqueduct has its own statistics, bur for me the area and walk along the canal adjacent to Brabyns Park is a nice amenity that makes living in...More

Thank Nick T
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