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Castlefield Urban Heritage Park

Beaufort Street, Manchester, England
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Lazy days on the canal

My mate Jeff has a canal boat and one of the best things to do is moor up by the heritage park.This... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
grime24
loved seeing the canals

It was fantastic to see the canals and the homes motoring along them. A real shame at the amount... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Nalpick
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“roman fort” (11 reviews)
“sunny day” (11 reviews)
“beetham tower” (3 reviews)
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Beaufort Street, Manchester, England
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"roman fort"
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"sunny day"
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"beetham tower"
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"interesting area"
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"industrial architecture"
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"historic sites"
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"trams passing"
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"city centre"
in 12 reviews
"canal boat"
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"nice walk"
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"science and industry museum"
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"old railway"
in 3 reviews
"peaceful place"
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"information boards"
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"visiting manchester"
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"couple of hours"
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"stroll"
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

My mate Jeff has a canal boat and one of the best things to do is moor up by the heritage park.This is an historic part of the city centre. Lots to do, stroll along the towpath and stop off for a meal and a...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

It was fantastic to see the canals and the homes motoring along them. A real shame at the amount of rubbish floating along the canals.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful area on the edge of Manchester and is very calm in amongst the urban chaos. From the minute you stroll off deansgate you feel more relaxed and it is impressive on the eye. The boats on the canals make for a...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Visited her for something else but managed to have a look around stunning place lots of roman ruins and walk down the steps your right next to the canal

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

My walk in search of the Roman ruins at Castlefield led me beside a canal which was simultaneously interesting (for its history), beautiful (for the architecture and bridges) and scary (walking alone along some of the bits was a touch dark and gloomy). The ruins...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Was generally unkempt with weeds everywhere. We did stay there two nights on our narrowboat but would not want to do it again. The saving grave was its convenience to a key part of Manchester. A little bit of forethought and planning and the spending...More

Thank Anthony459
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We loved this area of Manchester - the canal paths give an interesting "secret" side to the city centre, and the pubs and restaurants are very good (we ate in Albert's Shed - excellent). Totally safe and very clean - we loved it.

Thank Philip H
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

A nice place to go, sit & watch the world go by. It is a haven away from the rest of the city, good place to just sit & chill

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

A lovely place to relax and stroll, with walks by the canal, with all the barges moored, bridges, and a Roman fort all in the area. It has become something of a "hot spot" in the evenings with all its bars and restaurants but during...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Manchester has few scenic highlights, but Castlefield ticks all the boxes for anyone looking for a nice walk, some great views and a place to stop for a meal. It's quiet, easy and safe to walk around, and everywhere you look there is a canal,...More

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I don't think you can HIRE one (they ain't easy to "drive") but you can certainly ride in one - the4y hqave trips of various distances - Enjopy
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Yes, theres is parking near by, but its paid until 8 p.m..
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