Anderton Offside L1 Leisure

Anderton off-side moorings are located on the Trent & Mersey Canal and in the shadow of one of the engineering marvels of Britain's inland waterway network - the Anderton Boat Lift.

The mooring site is on the Cheshire Ring which passes through five counties, charming villages, bustling towns and into the heart of Manchester.

The mooring site is approximately 65 metres long and provides space for up to 4 vessels moored against the off-side bank.

Site Facilities
Drinking Water Electricity
Nearest Road

To reach the site from Northwich, follow tourist information signs for Anderton Boat Lift. The site can be accessed from Lift Lane, via New Road.

Nearest Station


Nearest Town


Additional Information

The nearest Canal & River Trust facilities, including pump out, elsan and showers, are approximately half a mile from the mooring site.

Some berths have electricity. Electricity is supplied through Smart Meters where pre-payment is required through an on-line account.

This is a leisure site and is determined by us to be a mooring site for the storage of boats between leisure use, customers may well spend weekends on this site, and occasionally longer periods, but it is not sold as, or intended to be suitable for long term residential use. This site does not have local authority planning consent for residential use, neither does it have the level of facilities and service expected of such a mooring. As such the offer that we have is only intended to meet the needs of a leisure boater.

Keys for the gate on site are available to purchase for a refundable deposit of £50 each. For further information please contact the mooring manager.

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Trent & Mersey Canal
Access Restrictions

No public access to boats

Car Parking
Unregulated - Unsecured
Facilities Block
Gated Access
Site Specific Key
Viewing Arrangements

The site can be seen from the towpath side however access to the site must be arranged with the Mooring Manager.

  • Drinking Water
  • Electricity
Leanne Higham
07770 610213 or 0303 040 40 40