Daily Archive: September 13, 2012

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Clinging to the contour

Rosehill Cutting to Dukinfield Lift Bridge: 6.5 miles, 2 tunnels             A short cruise: no locks, but two short tunnels and a safe mooring achieved by lunch time. This stretch of the Peak Forest Canal had been navigated earlier this year during Cleddau’s Huddersfield Narrow expedition so it’s vaguely familiar territory. The canal twists and curves for much of the way through woodland, the tow path mostly edged by old stone walling or a protective fence. Perhaps it’s not the...

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