Our Titanic Moment

Slaithwaite – Milnsbridge Thursday 23rd June 2016 Today was meant to be a standard day with 12 locks to do as we headed down the Colne Valley towards Huddersfield. At lock 17E near Linthwaite as we were lowering the water in the lock the boat started to tip awkwardly with the right hand side of … More Our Titanic Moment

Standedge Tunnel

Monday 20th June 2016 The Standedge Tunnel is the longest (3 miles and 418 yards), highest (645feet above sea level) and deepest (638 feet beneath the summit of the Pennines) canal tunnel in Britain. It is considered one of the 7 wonders of the waterway world (click link) and today we get to traverse it. … More Standedge Tunnel