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Shardlow Heritage Centre

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PRETTY AREA

Interesting area to visit, and some good pubs offering a variety of food. Lovely and peaceful. I... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Billy2shoes
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Sydney
Shardlow Visitor

Well this is a bit odd...did not get to see the Heritage Centre because they only open at weekends... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2016
tyketyke
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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Sep 10, 2018
“PRETTY AREA”
May 13, 2018
“Nice little centre with lots of interesting history”
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Interesting area to visit, and some good pubs offering a variety of food. Lovely and peaceful. I envied the people who live around there.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Billy2shoes
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Nice little heritage centre explaining the history of the area. Small and compact but packs plenty in. The centre itself sits on the bank of the canal and you can often find narrow boats and barges moored up in front.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Really Sorry, but not enough to see, came away feeling as nothing has happened, meaningless, I am a boater with interests in river and canals.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank givealittle
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Having walked a fair distance to get there, we arrived at 12.35 only to find the Centre was still closed although the opening time was apparently 12 noon. We would have loved to have seen around and written a review but due to the closure...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 591JeremyBell
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We were out walking today and found this lovely little visitor centre. Run by volunteers and packed full of all things canal. Fabulous find and well worth a visit. Can't wait to go back and have another look with the rest of my family.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Helen T
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely little place to visit giving lots of information about historical life on the canal, including a replica barge inside. The two volunteers who were working when we visited were lovely and very enthusiastic. It's not huge and you don't need long...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 20, 2017

I came for the family history day as one of my ancestors was a boatman from Shardlow. The amount of information the heritage center had was exceptional

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed August 17, 2016

Well this is a bit odd...did not get to see the Heritage Centre because they only open at weekends but did want to post something about Shardlow - the inland port, but could not find any way of introducing a new area to TA. For...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank tyketyke
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Excellent display put on in the Heritage centre. Guided tours of the village are interesting and very informative.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Skiers356
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Packed with interesting info and exhibits. Bit cluttered but lots to see. Well worth 75p. Just watch the limited opening hours.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Steve B
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