Blog

History of the Leeds Liverpool Canal

Our 30’ narrowboat is a familiar sight as she cruises the West Lancashire stretch of the canal buthow much do we really know about the Leeds Liverpool canal ? The canal was originally proposed in the 1760’s with Yorkshire stone and coal barons keen to finda way of getting their products to the thriving port […]

A Canal Odyssey – Leeds Liverpool Canal

The Leeds Liverpool canal is 127 miles long and is the second longest waterway in the UnitedKingdom. There are 91 locks to travel through. Officially completed in 1816 it took 46 years ofmanual labour to complete. Join us on our Lancashire Canal Cruises narrowboat for a relaxingcruise from Scarisbrick to Appley Bridge via Parbold. It’s […]