Address: 1 Portland Pl, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, OL7 0QA View on Google map
Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing
Toilets: Toilets are available in Portland Basin museum
Portland Basin is at the junction of the Peak Forest, Ashton and Huddersfield Narrow canals. It's a great place where canals, boats and people meet, there is a museum in the old Ashton Canal warehouse offering lots of family friendly activities.
You can picnic at the museum and there are two benches at the junction
Take a bag of duck friendly food and see if you can make friends with the local ducks, swans and moorhens
By car - parking is available at Portland Basin Museum