What to read while traveling a canal

One of the things I love to do when traveling the canals is to read a book about canals. Of

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Phil, Tim and Pru on the Mon & Brec | Canal & River Trust

The Canal & River Trust has a nice little article about Timothy West and Prunella Scales and their recent (June

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“Easy access” locks

A very nice feature of the locks on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal are the stairs at the bottom gate, but as usual when thinking about the process of turning a lock, I have to scratch my head when considering all the implications.

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Day 3: Birmingham to Phepson Farm, 26.7 miles

On Saturday my goal was to go south from Birmingham, following the canal to Hanbury Wharf, just east of Droitwich

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Experiencing the Anderton Boat Lift

David Johns has another great video on his YouTube Channel Cruising The Cut, this time of the Anderton Boat Lift.

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Upset over Scottish Canals levies on narrowboat hire operators

Capercaillie Cruisers recently announced they may have to consider quitting their Falkirk hire base because of increased levies from Scottish Canals.

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Interviews planned for Cycling the Canals of Britain

I hope to film a lot of interviews while cycling on the canals and also while in Birmingham, Worcester and

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Marine Cruises
Multiple bases

Marine Cruises operates from three great canal holiday bases, each ideally suited to explore some of the finest canal holiday

Multiple bases
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