Finding New Horizons

Departure and return of the boat is from The Wharf, Church Street, Marple SK6 6BW:

Please choose the most suitable directions further down the page.

New Horizons Berth

The Wharf,
Church Street,

Directions and information

Parking will be available on the land that has been redeveloped between the cottages and the facilities building. On arrival the crew will help you unload and direct you to the parking, approximately 15yds from the boat. 

PLEASE NOTE - There is no access from Lockside.  You need to access the boat from Church Lane.

Landmarks: The Ring O'Bells Pub, The Conservative Club.

From Stockport, follow the A626 Marple Road.

Once in Marple, pass Rose Hill railway station and continue until you get the the Traffic Lights, turn right, go to the roundabout, * turn left into Church Lane.  Go up the hill until you see the Conservative Pub on the left. Turn immediately left the new departure area will be on the right at the end of the houses. 

From the A6 at the Rising Sun pub, Hazel Grove.

Continue along the A6 towards Disley for approximately 2 miles to the beginning of High Lane Village. Turn left at the Horseshoe pub (on left) onto Windlehurst Lane (signposted Marple). Proceed over two canal bridges and past the Goyt Mill and downhill into Marple. At Littlewoods Butchers (roundabout) turn right  and then follow the instructions from * above. 

From Glossop, on A626.

Once in Marple Bridge at the traffic lights go up Brabyns Brow, past Marple Station (on right). Cross the canal bridge, past the park (on left), turn left into Hollins Lane and follow turn right at the traffic lights then take the next left then follow from * above.

From the M60 at Stockport.

When travelling anti clockwise (east).
Leave at junction 27 (formerly 13 of M63), (Stockport East). Follow A626 Marple road, south. Once in Marple follow above.

When travelling clockwise (west).
Leave at junction 25, (watch out for intermediate traffic lights on slip-road!) at large roundabout (with traffic lights), follow Marple road as above.