Daily Archive: April 5, 2017


Floating back through time

Since Shackerstone: 3¼ miles, 1 tunnel, 0 locks Creep up the Ashby Canal in Leicestershire and you’ll sense the cloak of history upon your shoulders… Take Stoke Golding for instance. The graceful church spire is prominent for miles around. It compels a walk up the hill from the canal.     St Margaret of Antioch church (Grade 1 listed) dates back to the thirteenth century     but was extended in the fourteenth century.  You’d think that church and spire have been here...