Climb to the top of Clifford’s Tower, for gorgeous views over Old York and the River Ouse
Take a visit to East Riddlesden Hall, a 17th-century manor house sandwiched between the River Aire and the Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Plan a visit to Packwood House, a fine manor house with opulent tapestries, stunning stained glass and a famous yew topiary dating 350 years just a short walk from the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal
Explore Shugborough Estate, a ‘perfect paradise’ close to the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal
Enjoy a beautiful riverside walk around Bishop’s Stortford to Waytemore Castle, a route once teeming with grain barges of grain and now a haven for wildfowl
Plan a day out to Powis Castle, a grand red gritstone fortress and gardens overlooking the Montgomery Canal
Plan a visit to Sutton House, the oldest domestic dwelling in East London just a short walk from the Lee Navigation
The forefathers of modern policing and London’s first police force, the Thames River Police has a rich and fascinating history
Did you know that canals helped measure the curvature of the earth? We unearth a story played out along a sleepy waterway in the east of England.
These historic buildings, constructed to keep water levels constant across the waterways, are an important part of our canal heritage.