Daily Archive: June 5, 2017

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Up – along – and down

The Bratch – Laches Bridge – Penkridge – Tixall Wide: 26 miles, 18 locks From The Bratch moorings at Wombourne to the Great Haywood Junction at the northern end of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal is about 27 miles. Back on board on Thursday after a night away the cruise resumed: there was a lock queue at Awbridge Lock,    distinctive for the vertical slots on the bridge brickwork over the lock tail. Then there were five further locks spread...