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How Middleport's industry has evolved along the Trent and Mersey Canal

Walking Tour – Industrial Middleport

From Longport to Newport Lane (Middleport), the tour will look at how Middleport's industry has evolved along this stretch of the Trent and Mersey Canal incl. Price and Kensington, Middleport Pottery and Shelton Bar. This walk can be enjoyed on its own or as the first walk in our summer series.

The walk begins at Middleport Pottery (free parking). Please arrive 10 mins before departure (9.50 am). The terrain mainly is via the canal towpath, as well as via public footpaths and alongside local roads, easy-moderate difficulty. Sensible footwear advised.

Please note: We have a policy of social distancing on walks, visitors must wear a mask. Please wash your hands on arrival and on return to the site.

The walking tour lasts approx 2 hours and returns to Middleport Pottery where you can relax and recharge in our Tea Room.

A very popular tour – it is advised to book early as places are limited.


Industrial Middleport - Sunday 6th September

Old Burslem South - Sunday 27th September

Old Burslem North - Sunday 11 October

Sunday 6th Sep at 10:00am
Sunday 6th Sep at 12:00pm