The third edition of this comprehensive guide to the canals of Britain features all-new colour photography, and is packed with maps and fascinating text relating the history, folklore and attractions of the canals.
As the Editor of Canoeist magazine, Stuart Fisher has written 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. In this book he passes on this unique fund of knowledge.
A must for any waterway user's bookcase * Towpath Talk *
Author Stuart Fisher... has meticulously researched every canal included here from his trusty kayak - no mean achievement. But this is no mere travelogue, history, heritages, engineering, folklore and wildlife being among the topics covered. * Waterways World *
Everything you will ever need to know about the canal network of the British Isles. * Britain magazine *
Comprehensive, absorbing and fascinating. * All at Sea *