The Canal Guide: Britain's 50 Best Canals

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This attractive guidebook shows off just how rich our waterways heritage is. Picking out Britain's 50 most beautiful and interesting canals, Stuart Fisher gives a lively background to the history, wildlife, pubs and nearby attractions of each waterway. Each of the 50 chapters also features a map, colour photographs and a handy info box.Through the beautiful cities of London, Bath and Oxford, traversing stunning countryside and national parks, and exploring some of the best Victorian engineering and industry, this book is an inspiring and thoroughly enjoyable read, as well as a perfect resource for anyone thinking about a day out or holiday along Britain's wonderful canals.
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ISBN-13: 9781472918529
ISBN-10: 1472918525
Pagini: 336
Ilustrații: Includes 50 maps and colour photographs throughout
Dimensiuni: 163 x 234 x 21 mm
Greutate: 0.78 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Adlard Coles
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom


Each canal accompanied by a lively introduction drawing out its most interesting aspects, and illustrated with a map and colour photographs

Notă biografică

As the Editor of Canoeist magazine, Stuart Fisher has written monthly guides to the canals and waterways of Britain for many years, always researched from the water, and sometimes using a kayak to reach abandoned or isolated navigations. He is the author of Canals of Britain, Rivers of Britain and British River Navigations, all published by Adlard Coles Nautical.


[This book] will enrich and deepen your boating experience ... and will appeal to anyone who loves the waterways, from boaters to fishermen or towpath joggers.
A unique overview of the best our waterways have to offer


Introduction01 Birmingham Canal Navigations: Old Main Loop Line02 Birmingham Canal Navigations: New Main Line03 Wyrley & Essington Canal04 Walsall Canal05 Daw End Branch06 Tame Valley Canal07 Birmingham & Fazeley Canal08 Coventry Canal09 Ashby-De-La-Zouch Canal10 Oxford Canal11 Grand Union Canal12 Grand Union Canal: Leicester Line13 Cromford Canal14 Erewash Canal15 Grand Union Canal: Aylesbury Arm16 Grand Union Canal: Paddington Arm and Regent's Canal17 Basingstoke Canal18 Kennet & Avon Canal19 Grand Western Canal20 Bridgwater & Taunton Canal21 Gloucester & Sharpness Canal22 Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal23 Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal24 Worcester & Birmingham Canal25 Droitwich Barge Canal26 Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal27 Stourbridge Canal28 Shropshire Union Canal29 Llangollen Canal30 Montgomery Canal31 Shropshire Union Canal: Middlewich Branch32 Trent & Mersey Canal33 Macclesfield Canal34 Caldon Canal35 St Helens Canal36 Bridgewater Canal37 Leeds & Liverpool Canal: Leigh Branch and Bridgewater Canal: Stretford & Leigh Branch38 Rochdale Canal39 Ashton Canal40 Peak Forest Canal41 Huddersfield Narrow Canal42 Calder & Hebble Navigation43 Leeds & Liverpool Canal44 Aire & Calder Navigation45 Aire & Calder Navigation: Wakefield Section46 Leeds & Liverpool Canal: Rufford Branch47 Lancaster Canal48 Pocklington Canal49 Stainforth & Keadby Canal50 Chesterfield Canal51 Fossdyke Navigation52 Union Canal53 Forth & Clyde Canal54 Crinan Canal55 Caledonian CanalIndex