Daily Archive: September 20, 2012


Locks and cows, cows and locks

Malkin’s Bank to Church Lawton: 5 miles, 18 locks             This is a favourite stretch of the Trent and Mersey Canal for the Cleddau crew: the industries of Northwich and Middlewich are left behind, while the fields, cattle and canal settlements which typify the route are all easy on the eye.  Several times this morning a blaze of colour on a nearby tree came as an unexpected contrast to the green of the fields and the rust brown canal water....

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