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Bridgewater Canal in Salford

A walk along the banks of the Bridgewater Canal is a journey to the past and a glimpse into the future. Every stretch of the waterway has a story to tell about human ingenuity, endurance and events that shaped Salford and the world. The canal is a place of global importance, inspired by the vision of three men and the toil of hundreds more.

Today the Bridgewater Canal in Salford is buzzing with walkers, cyclists, anglers, volunteers, school groups, families and the local community. Come along and enjoy what the canal, and its surroundings, has to offer.

What's On

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00 Spring Foraging virtual event

Are you as keen for spring as we are? Then join us online for an informative evening of spring foraging. 

Trails

I Spy the Bridgewater Canal in Salford

Get your explorer’s hat on and set off on a journey of discovery along this intriguing waterway to spot as much as you can. 

  • A fantastic transformation of the seating area at Bridgewater Mill in Eccles yesterday by our wonderful volunteers.… https://t.co/k0S9sGZfHH
  • The cup of the wood elf … aka the scarlet elf cup. This pretty fungus has a special place in our folklore deliverin… https://t.co/cmt6No2Kky
  • Quiz time…. Which butterfly can you spot on the Bridgewater canal towpath this year that has migrated from north Af… https://t.co/dvWpptGCDH

The Bridgewater Canal in Salford

The Bridgewater Canal in Salford