Canals of Britain
Canals of Britain is acomprehensive and absorbing survey of the entire canal network of theBritish Isles - the first of its kind. It provides a fascinatinginsight into the linked up waterways as well as the isolated cuts andquiet waters which may not be fully navigable by larger craft.Infinitely varied, it passes picturesque open countryside, wildmoorland, coastal harbours, historic industrial buildings, modern citycentres, canalside public houses and abundant wildlife. Stuart Fisherlooks at every aspect of the canals - their construction, rich history,stunning scenery, heritage, incredible engineering, impressivearchitecture and even their associated folklore, wildlife and art.Enticing photographs give a flavour of each place and places ofinterest close to the canals are included.For those who arekeen to explore that little bit further, taking smaller boats to pointsbeyond which others usually turn back, there is information onlittle-known parts of the system, offering a new insight into thiscountry's unique, surprising and beautiful canal network. Attractive,inspiring and foremost a practical guide, this will be popular with allcanal enthusiasts and boaters wanting to get the most out of Britain'scanals.
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