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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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.Review:
[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. * Towpath Talk * A unique overview of the best our waterways have to offer * Welcome Anchorages 2016 *
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