Route name: Autherley Junction - Chester - Autherley Junction
Duration: One week
Cruise type: Return
Route description: Cruise north on the Shropshire Union Canal through beautiful countryside, passing charming canalside villages like Brewood, Wheaton Aston and Gnoshall Heath. Then it’s on, via a flight of 5 locks at Tyrley Wharf, to Market Drayton, historic home of gingerbread. Head on to the lovely old market town of Nantwich and Beeston Castle with its spectacular view, then to the ancient city of Chester. Here you’ll find plenty of attractions, including an excellent zoo, great walks around the city walls and some great shopping.