One of the major points of interest on the peak Forest canal is Marple Aqueduct which makes the boarder between the small town of Marple and Romiley, its a three archied aqueduct which carries the canal 100 feet over in the air over the River Goyt.

It was open in 1800 and was desiged by Benjamin Outram who also desiged the Peak Forest itself, like much of the british canal network fell it into disuse in the 1960 but was saved by the Peak Forest Canal Society and Dr. Cyril Boucher and fully reopened in 1974.
Just like it counter part in wales the aqueduct only has one coved side and small towpath going over it into Marple and is 16 locks your view its that of wide valley below and the train viaduct above, leaving Marple heading to Romiley your view is that of the top of the trees and small stone wall.


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