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Looking out on to the river Weaver from the Anderton Boat lift,  when you get beyond the the factory it is really lovely.  Lots of wildlife.

Looking out on to the river Weaver from the Anderton Boat lift, when you get beyond the the factory it is really lovely.

Indulge in a bit of waterways history at Standedge Tunnel and Cafe

Looking for things to do in West Yorkshire? Standedge Tunnel is Britain's longest, deepest, highest canal tunnel and is a spectacular attraction beneath the Pennines.

View from inside the Anderton Boat lift

View from inside the Anderton Boat lift

Anderton Boat Lift

Just over 50 years ago, Robert Aickman, the co-founder of the Inland Waterways Association published his book ‘Know Your Waterways’. Within its covers, he compiled what became to be known as his Se…

Canal News Beeston Iron Lock, Shropshire Union Canal

Canal News – Beeston Iron Lock, Shropshire Union Canal, November 17th

Canal News Beeston Iron Lock, Shropshire Union Canal

Butty Hanwell and motor Eagle at Weston Point on the River Weaver

Butty Hanwell and motor Eagle at Weston Point on the River Weaver

Huddersfield narrow canal.

Huddersfield narrow canal.

One of the Marple Locks on the Peak Forest Canal

One of the many manually operated lock gates to adjust the water levels to raise or lower boats between stretches of water of different levels on the canal.

Uppermill on the Huddersfield narrow canal.

Uppermill on the Huddersfield narrow canal.

Barton 'Tank' across the Manchester Ship Canal.

The Bridgewater Canal holiday guide and map from Canal Junction.

Swizzels sweet factory (smell the Love Hearts) at New Mills on the Peak Forest canal!

Swizzels sweet factory (smell the Love Hearts) at New Mills on the Peak Forest canal!

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