The destination for history

Britain's Canals

By Nick Corble

9780752441832

ISBN: 9780752441832

Published: 01-06-2007


Britain's Canals

By Nick Corble

ISBN: 9780752441832

Published: 01-06-2007

About This Book

This informative volume looks at broad and narrow, the canal network, different users, types of boats and barges, decorations, things you should know when buying a boat, basic navigation, living on board and the surrounding flora and fauna. Complemented with a brief history, the guide also considers the transformation of canals from work to leisure, restoration and the canal today. Including various 'top tens', i.e. waterside walks, dos and don'ts of boating, circular routes, museums, restoration schemes, spectacular lock flights, longest tunnels and canal personalities, this illustrated guide is an invaluable first-stop reference book.

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