Portland Basin

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Planning your visit

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.

Things to do and see

Places to eat:

Boat trips:

Picnic spot:

You can picnic at the museum and there are two benches at the junction

Wildlife spotting:

Take a bag of duck friendly food and see if you can make friends with the local ducks, swans and moorhens

Getting here

By car - parking is available at Portland Basin Museum

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