Canals of Britain - A Comprehensive Guide
- A comprehensive & absorbing survey of the entire canal network of the British Isles. It provides a fascinating insight into the linked up waterways as well as the isolated cuts & 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 & abundant wildlife.
Every aspect of the canals — their construction, rich history, stunning scenery, heritage, incredible engineering, impressive architecture and even their associated folklore, wildlife and art is covered.
• Paperback, 336 pages, 297x210mm
• Maps and colour photography throughout.