A short 4 hour cruise from Swanley Bridge Marina is to the village of Wrenbury. Its routes date back to the early thousands and it’s mentioned in the historic Domesday book which was completed in 1086, however it is listed is Wareneberie. This name was later changed to Wrennebury in 1230. Now known as Wrenbury, it is home to a number of grade 1 and 2 listed buildings, one of which is Wrenbury Hall. A historic hall that was once owned by John de Wrenbury. It’s now used as a popular wedding destination and you can see the spectacular brickwork of Wrenbury Hall and its beautiful surrounds when cruising along the canal to and from Swanley Bridge Marina.
Along the way to Wrenbury you will navigate through some idyllic Cheshire countryside and travel through 5 locks. When you arrive in Wrenbury there are a few places to eat, there is the Dusty Miller that is a 30 second walk away from the canal side, or a minute or 2 further down the road is the
From Wrenbury you can either return back to Swanley Bridge Marina or continue further afield to the local village of Marbury or the historic market town of Whitchurch. Whatever you decide to do, you will enjoy some of the best scenery the north west has to offer.