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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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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 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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Vertigo – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Crossing this canal aqueduct near Llangollen in Wales can be a vertigo inducing experience – and you need to hold on to your hat! Don’t get out of … Continue reading

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Inland waterway – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Relaxing on one of England’s inland waterways, or canals – whether by narrowboat holiday or by walking along the canal towpath.

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Narrowboat near Sandbach, Cheshire – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Canal near Sandbach in Cheshire. Narrowboats by a wharf, lock and the King’s Head public house on a summer’s day a few years ago. There is something quintessentially … Continue reading

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Canal and narrowboats

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. I can’t remember exactly where this image was taken – I suspect somewhere in north Shropshire, England. It was a slightly opportunistic shot in that the narrowboats were … Continue reading

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