Canals of Britain – A Comprehensive Guide

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Category: SKU: 12965


Canals of Britain is a comprehensive and absorbing survey of the entire canal network of the British Isles – the first of its kind. It provides a fascinating insight into the linked up waterways as well as the isolated cuts and quiet waters which may not be fully navigable by larger craft. Infinitely varied, it passes picturesque open countryside, wild moorland, coastal harbours, historic industrial buildings, modern city centres, canalside public houses and abundant wildlife. Stuart Fisher looks at every aspect of the canals & their construction, rich history, stunning scenery, heritage, incredible engineering, impressive architecture and even their associated folklore, wildlife and art. Enticing photographs give a flavour of each place and places of interest close to the canals are included.
Attractive, inspiring and foremost a practical guide, this will be popular with all canal enthusiasts and boaters wanting to get the most out of Britain’s canals.