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Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal

Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal

cruising guide : Great Haywood Junction to Stourport.

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Published by Waterways in Burton on Trent .
Written in English


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SeriesWaterways World Guide
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL21727755M
ISBN 101870002407


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Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal by Langford,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Staffordshire and Worcester Canal Home / Canal & River Guides / Staffordshire and Worcester Canal The Staffordshire & Worcester Canal runs for 46 miles from Great Haywood, through Autherley Junction where it meets the Shropshire Union, then on to.

Researched and written by Jeannette Briggs. This fascinating and very pretty canal was orginally constructed in by James Brindley to link the docks at Bristol and the towns of Gloucester and Worcester with the Potteries region in Stoke on Trent and the Birmingham conurbation, via the Trent and Mersey Canal to Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal book it links.

The history. The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal was promoted at the same time as the Trent & Mersey Canal, mainly by Wolverhampton businessmen, and it received its Act Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal book the same day, 14 May James Brindley was appointed surveyor.

Construction proceeded quickly, the southern section from Compton (near Wolverhampton) to the Severn opening inthe rest of the canal northwards.

Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Pub Guide Details of pubs canalside or a short distance from The Staffs and Worcs Canal between Stourport and Great Haywood Junction giving location (including postcode), telephone number, map and services/facilities available. Marine Cruises narrowboat holiday hire on the Staffs & Worcs Canal Narrowboat Holiday Hire on the Staffs & Worcs Canal.

The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal can be cruised as part of the Four Counties Ring, linking the Trent and Mersey Canal and the Shropshire Union Canal, winding its way across the wide open farmland and woods of Cannock Chase.

The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal links the Trent and Mersey Canal in the north to the River Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal book in the south. About half way along its length, the canal links with the Shropshire Union Canal at Autherley Junction and the Old Main Line Birmingham Canal at nearby AldersleyJunction.

Further south it also links with the Stourbridge Canal at Stourton Junction. At the Great Haywood village, you Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal book the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal.

The canal is steeped in history, having been in use since when it was a vital commercial passage between the Potteries (the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal book that now make up Stoke-on-Trent) and Gloucester. Travelling westwards, you join the Shropshire Union Canal at Autherley.

The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Society is one of the oldest established and most esteemed canal societies in the country, serving to safeguard, promote and develop the interests of the Staffordshire & Worcestershire canal for the benefit of everyone. Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal: Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Francis Frith The UK’s leading publisher of.

Related Books of Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal. Towpath Guide No 1: Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal by J Ian Langford, ISBN: 0 22 1, pages, Published by Goose & Son, inA detailed description of the canal with refernces to its history.

A good selection of B&W photographs and other illustrations. Worcestershire. The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal book & Worcestershire Canal runs through softly undulating West Midlands countryside. It skirts around the edges of Birmingham without ever becoming truly urban.

Cruising the full 46 miles length of the canal, returning the same Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal book. Wonderful scenery on perhaps the most attractive canal in the country. The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal is a narrow navigable canal in the Midlands of England, passing through the counties of Staffordshire and Worcestershire.

It runs for 46 miles (74 km) Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal book the River Severn at Stourport in Worcestershire to the Trent and Mersey Canal at Haywood Junction by Great Haywood.

History. Creation. James Brindley Nicholson Waterways Guide, Volume 2 ( Narrowboat hire - Staffs & Worcs Canal. Hire a boat on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Staffs and Worcs) and you can potter along twisting river valleys and through some remarkable sandstone scenery around Kinver to the wide River Severn at skirt the edge of suburban Wolverhampton and then cross Cannock Chase to join the Trent & Mersey near the beautiful Tixall Wide.

Canal boat hire in Staffordshire. Book your canal boat holiday here. Canal Holidays, in Staffordshire. Book a Canal Boat; Boat Canal Holidays Marina Children Staffordshire Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Boat Holiday Grading Traditional Canalside Narrow Boat Towpath Locks travel Mooring Barge Family Groups Cruiser.

Wikipedia has a page about Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal is a navigable narrow canal in Staffordshire and Worcestershire in the English Midlands.

It is 46 miles (74 km) long, linking the River Severn at Stourport in Worcestershire with the Trent and Mersey Canal at Haywood Junction by Great Haywood.

The canal was completed in and subsequently opened for trade in In the canal was due to be closed but was saved by the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Society. The Staffordshire and Worcester Canal is one of the most attractive canals in.

The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal runs through softly undulating West Midlands countryside. It skirts around the edges of Birmingham without ever becoming truly urban. The canal was one of the major routes of the canal age, and would have been constantly busy with coal boats.

It now forms part of two cruising rings, and is one of the. of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal was adopted. The canal received its act of parliament inthe same day as its fellow Staffordshire navigation the Trent and Mersey Canal.

Construction began straightaway and the canal opened to navigation in costing somewhere between £, and £, The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, often called the Staffs and Worcs (pronounced "Wusts"), leaves the wide River Severn at Stourport and potters along twisting river valleys and then through some remarkable sandstone scenery around Kinver.

It skirts the edge of suburban Wolverhampton and then crosses the wide open farmland of Cannock Chase. Published on Our narrowboat Lazy Days encounters an oncoming narrowboat at Penford Rockin' which is a section called the 'narrows' on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire canal.

The. Our 'hero' now heads along the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, towards Penkridge, where he attends a summer BBQ, with a mysterious guest list Watch with Prime Buy HD $ The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Autherley to Great Haywood) is a narrow canal and is part of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire runs for 20 miles and 4 furlongs through 12 locks from Autherley Junction (where it joins the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Aldersley to Autherley) and the Shropshire Union Canal (Birmingham and Liverpool.

We are an agent for many different canal boat companies offering some of the best priced canal boat holidays on the internet.

On this site, you can hire a canal boat from our Staffordshire bases. Experienced boaters and beginners are welcome alike. Free boat handling and tuition is given when you arrive for your holiday. Our Links Blog: Twitter: Facebook: Patreon: https://ww.

We have decided to travel from Gailey again – we fancy the sound of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire canal as it is one of the oldest and reputedly one of the prettiest canals on the network. There are four of us – my husband Simon and me, with my daughter Sarah and her boyfriend Ben, the same party as last autumn and we plan to travel.

Get this from a library. A towpath guide to the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. [John Ian Langford] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library.

Historical Information. 14th May is notable in canal history as on that day both the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal and the Trent & Mersey Canal were authorised by Parliament.

The Staffs & Worcs was the first to be completed inengineered. The canal runs from Stourport at the north end of the Severn Waterway to its interception on the Trent and Mersey Canal.

The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Co was established. This was the same year the Act of Parliament was passed for the construction of a canal between the river Trent and the river Mersey, the Trent and Mersey Canal.

Passing through Worcester by canal, you join the River Severn for a leisurely cruise up to Stourport where you join the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. Here you will appreciate the contrast between the wide river and the more intimate atmosphere of the canal, which threads its way unobtrusively through the landscape, encouraging you to.

Staffordshire and Worcestershire canal basin navy patrolling Wolverhampton. Book our Stoke Prior to Stourton canal boat holiday by using our online Availability Search, or by calling Black Prince on All routes from this base Stoke Prior base, Stourport Ring canal boat holiday.

This created "The Company of Proprietors of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Navigation", which was empowered to raise an initial £70, with a further £30, if needed, to fund the canal's canal was completed in for a cost that exceeded the authorised capital, and opened to trade in /5().

It was first named the Wolverhampton Canal and opened to traffic in linking the river Severn at Stourport to the Trent and Mersey Canal at Great Haywood, near Stafford. A few years later the name was changed to the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal.

For years, trade on the canal was booming, paying an annual dividend of 38 percent. The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (SWC) was the brainchild of James Brindley.

It runs for 46 miles between Great Heywood, where it meets the Trent & Mersey Canal, and Stourport, where it locks into the River Severn.

31 of the 43 locks raise it some feet from the river to a 10 mile summit between Compton Lock and Gailey before the remaining 12 lower it to Great Heywood Junction. Buy A Towpath Guide to the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Towpath Guides) first edition by Langford (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Milford is accessible by canal narrowboat, along the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. There is a cycle path along the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal towpath, leading to the National Cycle Network National Route 5 that currently ends at Walton-on-the-Hill, but will be.

Parliament for the creation of what is now the Staffordshire and W orcestershire Canal. The Act of Parliament for this canal was passed on the same day as the Trent and Mersey Canal. The work for the construction of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal.

Character Appraisal Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Conservation Area January The Stour / ˈ s t aʊər / is a river flowing through the counties of Worcestershire, the West Midlands and Staffordshire in the West Midlands region of England.

The Stour is a major tributary of the River Severn, and it is about 25 miles (40 km) in has played a ⁃ location: Clent Hills, Worcestershire. The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal - A Canal Boat Holidays information article.

Marina(s): Alvechurch Marina, Worcester Marina Length: 46 miles, Locks: 45, Tunnels: 1. Linked to: Trent and Mersey Canal, Shropshire Union Canal, Birmingham Canal Navigation, Stourbridge Canal, River Severn Incorporates The Four Counties Ring linking the Trent and Mersey Canal and the Shropshire Union.

The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Pdf Stourport to Stourton) is a narrow pdf and is part of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire runs for 12 miles and 1¾ furlongs through 11 locks from Stourton Junction (where it joins the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Stourton to Aldersley) and the Stourbridge Canals (Main Line)) to York Street Bridge (where.Map of the Region We are download pdf that from our base at Stourport on Severn the River Severn and the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal enable us to offer a wide variety of cruising options.

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