Daily Archive: May 11, 2016


Tunnels, bridges and curious structures

Billinge Green Flash to Vicars Hall Bridge (near Astley Green); 40 miles, 1 lock Once past Middlewich the northern Trent and Mersey Canal has a character hard to define – is it rural – or is it industrial? Cruise past the flashes, pass the Marbury Country Park near Anderton    and the wooded areas north of the Anderton Lift, spy in the month of May great spreads of bluebells,     sniff the sweet smell of wild garlic – and this is rural bliss....