Horses at Work 2019

Canal Town Over the Summer. Come and see our horse drawn boat being towed and take part in other horse related activities on a family day out.

Event details

11 August 2019

10:00am - 5:00pm

National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port

Shropshire Union Canal


National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port

South Pier Road
Ellesmere Port
CH65 4FW

Horses played an important role in the histoy of the waterways and for over 200 years canal boats were pulled by horses, and for much longer the country depended on them for work and warfare.

See one of the boats being towed along the canal and enjoy taking part in lots of other horse related actiivities.

An excellent day out for families with activities for the children.

Free admission with your museum annual pass.

Museum Annual Pass Price: Adult (16 & over) £9.75. Child (6-15) £6.00. Child (5 and under) Free. Family £25.00. Concession £8.50. Your ticket allows you to return as often as you like for one year.


Horses at Work - Harnessing