Daily Archive: August 25, 2014


The big, the bizarre and the beautiful

Calf Heath to Goldstone Wharf Within a couple of hours of leaving the Calf’s Heath mooring on Saturday the Shropshire Union Canal had been reached. Signpost for CHESTER,       that must be it… pass through the small stop lock (a 6 inch drop) at Autherley Junction and the Shropshire Union stretches ahead for 66½ miles to Ellesmere Port and the Manchester Ship Canal. After the curves and narrows of the Staffs and Worcs Canal boaters soon realise that cruising along the...