Daily Archive: May 18, 2016


Down to Liverpool Docks

Melling to Salthouse Docks: 11.75 miles, 6 locks, 4 swing bridges, 3 tunnels “Where are yer going?” So often along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal that question has been asked – and when the reply is “Liverpool,” the response is always: “Oh, yer’ll lurve it there.” On Sunday there was a short distance move (of less than three miles) from Lydiat to Melling, the last safe place in the countryside before the urban sprawl of Liverpool begins. A long stretch of...