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Autumn mist – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Autumn mist along the canal near Rode Heath in South Cheshire, England. Advertisements

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Canal cruising – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License The history of the narrow boat is intertwined with the history of the canal system. Narrow boats were originally built as working boats in the 18th, 19th, and … 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 at Great Haywood – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License A pleasant summer morning by the canal at Great Haywood in Staffordshire. Time to read before a cup of morning tea….

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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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Canal locks near Audlem – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. A staircase of canal locks near Audlem, Cheshire. The Shropshire Union CanalĀ  has a run of 15 locks, designed by Thomas Telford, to raise the canal from the … Continue reading

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The Kings Lock – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. The Kings Lock on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Middlewich, Cheshire. Middlewich lies on the confluence of three rivers: the Dane, Croco and Wheelock. Three canals also … Continue reading

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