Ashton-Under-Lyne Transport and Travel Directions
Manchester lies about 7 miles west of Ashton-Under-Lyne accessible via A365, Oldham about 4 miles north north-west via A627 and Stockport about 7.5 miles to south south-west via M60. M60, passing on the left, gives Ashton a better connectivity to Greater Manchester.
The nearest Manchester Airport is about 11 miles from Ashton-Under-Lyne.
The three canals in the town are mostly used for leisure boating and fishing: Ashton Canal, Peak Forest Canal and Huddersfield Narrow Canal. The Ashton Canal runs from Whitelands Basin to Manchester and from Droylsden to Hollinwood. The Peak Forest Canal runs from Whaley Bridge and Marple to join the Ashton Canal at Whitelands.
Ashton-Under-Lyne Railway Station
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