Opening hours

Until  4 November
Seven days a week,
9.00 - 5.00

But… Wednesdays
closing at 3.50

5/6 November

7 November to 20 December
10.00 - 4.00

But… Wednesdays to
21 November,
closing at 3.50

21 December to 28 February 2019

March 2019
Seven days a week,
10.00 - 4.00

April to late
October 2019
Seven days a week,
9.00 - 5.00

Site updated
15 October 2018


on the Shropshire Union Canal in south Cheshire

Canal Shop       Gifts       Needlework Shop       Events

Historic Boats

 the widest selection of canal books, maps and guides


needlework kits and crafts


Paintings and embroidered pictures by
Sheila M Webster
Permanent exhibition by Audlem artist

Canal Art
Permanent exhibition by one or two members of Guild of Waterway Artists, changing every 1-2 months

Until 4 November:
Christine Rigden and Dave Gardham

From 7 November to Christmas:
Sarah Pressland and Penny Taylor-Beardow

Handwoven Textiles and Spinning
Exhibition of work by Fiona Nisbet - meet Fiona on Mondays.
Until 27 October 2018

Gathering of Historic Boats
About 35 ex-working boats
Last weekend in July
Click here for more information
Needlework & Craft Courses

We have run many craft courses over the last nine years, but regret that we cannot continue with our course programme.

We do expect to be able to offer short demonstrations of particular crafts on a regular basis, so please check later for details.