Canal

Anderton Boat Lift

Anderton Lift

The Anderton Boat Lift is a two caisson lift lock near the village of Anderton, Cheshire, in north-west England. It provides a 50-foot (15.2 m) vertical link between two navigable waterways: the River Weaver and the Trent and Mersey Canal. The structure is designated as a Scheduled Monument, and is included in the National Heritage List for England. Continue reading

Chirk & Pontcysyllte Aqueducts

The Llangollen Canal (Welsh: Camlas Llangollen) is a navigable canal crossing the border between England and Wales. The waterway links Llangollen in Denbighshire, north Wales, with Hurleston in south Cheshire, via the town of Ellesmere, Shropshire.

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Blisworth Tunnel

Grand Union Canal

This photo was taken entering the tunnel Southbound from Blisworth, towards Stoke Bruerne. The Tunnel feels very narrow, although it is wide enough to accommodate two Narrowboats or ONE WideBeam boat. Continue reading