Tag Archives: Inland waterway

English landscape

Cattle take a drink from the Trent and Mersey canal that borders the farm. This looks like an image that was taken in early Spring at Great Heywood, Staffordshire.

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Joules warehouse, Stone, Staffordshire

Situated in Stone, Staffordshire, by the Trent and Mersey canal, is Brewery. Joule‚Äôs is now a small Brewery, now situated in Market Drayton, that mainly serves its own collection of 40 Brewery Taps as well as a small local group … Continue reading

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Lock keeper’s cottage

Lock keepers are responsible for operating and sometimes maintaining the lock mechanisms that allow boats to pass from one level to another on canals and rivers. They work across the network of rivers and canals in England, Scotland and Wales. … Continue reading

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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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