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Frodsham Marsh Cheshire

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Weaver bend

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The area between the M56 and the Manchester Ship Canal, where the Weaver enters the Mersey, consists of a series of sludge lagoons which were originally deposits from the Ship Canal. Some have been grassed over but one, known as No. 6 tank, has only in the last few years been flooded and attracts duck and waders.

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Directions

Take the A56 through Frodsham and turn right into Marsh Lane at Marsh Green (on the Helsby side of the town) at SJ514777&ar=y. Follow the road over the M56 and then fork right for the Weaver Bend (parking space at SJ507788&ar=y) or fork left and after 1/4 mile turn right up a small hill for No. 6 tank, around which it is possible to drive. There is a log book with recent sightings on a telegraph pole on the left-hand side of the road leading to the Weaver Bend; please remember that farm vehicles and maintenance vehicles use these roads, which are private and unmade, so please park off the road and avoid blocking the traffic.

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