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Canal wharf and barge

At fairly regular intervals along England’s inland waterways or canals, maintenance wharfs can be found where narrowboats (or barges) can be moored, fuel can be topped up and barges repaired. Often, there is also a shop nearby to top up … Continue reading

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Canal at Great Haywood – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License Canal boats moored at Great Haywood. Canal boats have become a popular means of vacation – I’m sure that there will be a pleasant Public House nearby for … Continue reading

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Canal near Great Haywood – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Great Haywood lies on the River Trent, where it is met by its tributary, the River Sow. The village is also the site of a significant junction of … Continue reading

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Leek Canal – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Canal narrowboats or barges on the Leek canal, Staffordshire, England. Canals were once thriving industrial transport links at late 18th and early 19th centuries, when roads were of … Continue reading

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Reflections – Photo by Rob Laynton

Canal barges often provide nice examples of bright colours and reflections. This isn’t one of the best examples, as the composition is a little weak, but you get the idea I am sure. If you can find a small marina … Continue reading

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