8 Ancient & Modern This cruise takes in the start of modern canals in Worsley & the more recently built Liverpool Link. Starting either in Liverpool or at the Bridgewater Marina near Manchester the cruise passes through a variety of landscapes including flashes, flooded areas resulting from mining but now nature reserves, & superb countryside. Along the way we will:  Visit Worsley, the birth place of modern canals,  Cross the Manchester ship canal on the Barton Swing Aqueduct  Pass Wigan Pier  Go through typical English countryside  Travel along Liverpool's historic waterfront passing by the photogenic Three Graces  Moor up in Salthouse dock  Have time to explore vibrant Liverpool Country side, wildlife, lakes , swing aqueduct & cosmopolitan Liverpool This cruise is 7 nights In either direction between Liverpool & Bridgewater Marina