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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The coal traffic which sustained Yorkshire’s busiest freight waterway for three centuries may have vanished, but the Aire & Calder is still impressive to cruise - and may yet have a cargo-carrying future

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Our walk begins in urban Banbury but the Oxford Canal quickly heads out to a more rural setting with a charming collection of lift-bridges

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A dead-end waterway with no locks and just the odd short tunnel and aqueduct, the Ashby Canal is nonetheless well worth a visit for the many miles of quiet midland scenery, and some interesting sites to visit

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

“All weekenders are looking for is a safe place to leave their boat, and surely there are commercial possibilities for marinas to provide this facility”

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Chester is well known for the popular circular walk around the ancient city walls. But we’ve combined them with the Shropshire Union Canal and River Dee to make a rather different circuit

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

It might be short, but the Stover Canal is a surviving remnant of a unique transport system which once linked Dartmoor to the coast

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Take a walk that combines two contrasting waterways: the broad reaches of the River Severn, and the rural meanderings of the Droitwich Barge Canal

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