Daily Archive: August 22, 2013


End of the fifth leg

Wedgewood to Festival Marina, Stoke-on-Trent: 5½ miles, 6 locks               On a gloriously sunny morning the monotonous high-pitched sound of contractors strimming grass along the towpath urged a departure!               Just the other side of the bridge hole there is a full view of the Wedgewood factory (local notices call it the Wedgewood Estate).  Then it was soon round the corner to Trentham Lock.  Information boards back in Stone warn of the need for an anti-vandalism key here and an...