Meet the boaters, families and time-travelling navvies who stopped by to explore the secret worlds unveiled at St Pancras Lock Open Weekend on 4-5 February 2017
Alice Lapworth shares tales of her time on the canals in the 1950s, sharing space with a family of 11, sleeping under her parents’ bed and jiving to gramophone music on the towpath.
Ruth Allen shares her stretch of the Cromford Canal in Derbyshire and explores why jogging beside water has become integral to her feeling at home.
If you’re looking for a way to burn calories and keep fit this winter, there’s at least one option that doesn’t involve treadmills, Lycra or a hit on your bank balance.
200 years after the Leeds & Liverpool Canal helped kick-start the Industrial Revolution, an arts project is sparking a creative revolution along this historic waterway
Waterfront pays a visit to Santa, as he takes a break from packing up presents in the North Pole to set up a floating grotto in Mercia Marina
This truly is a pub designed with canal users in mind. An inn opened on this site in 1803, one year before the Rochdale Canal officially opened, and today The Rose of Lancaster promises patrons a perfect blend of traditional and modern.
Open fires and Black Sheep bitter at The Navigation, Sowerby Bridge
Inglenook fireplaces and a skittle alley await at The Samson and Lion, Stourbridge
Amber ales and waterway trails at The Trent Lock, Long Eaton