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By Nick Corble

With over 2,000 miles of navigable waterway within the united kingdom, Britain’s canals are an asset to be valuable through every person. Nick Corble has written an available consultant so one can assist you get the easiest out of a trip or a boating vacation at the canal community. even if your curiosity lies within the historical past, the wildlife to be discovered alongside the towpath, or maybe the kinds of boats and their ornament, there's adequate in Britain’s Canals: A instruction manual to notify and entertain you. trying to attract and reduction the vacationer, dog-walker, passer-by, or perhaps hopeful boat-buyer, this instruction manual is choked with advice, tricks and helpful proof, awarded in layman’s phrases and assisting the reader detect what makes our canals so specific. A wealth of illustrations in complete color makes this the right primer for a person who desires to understand extra approximately Britain’s waterways.

Nick Corble writes broadly on canals and there's little he doesn't learn about the community of waterways that criss-cross Britain. this can be his 7th publication on canals and canal history.

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