Daily Archive: May 25, 2019


New waters – Preston to Glasson Top

Preston to Glasson Branch Junction 24¼  miles;  Glasson Branch Junction to Glasson Basin and back: 4½ miles, 12 locks When Cleddau left the top lock to join the Lancaster Canal it was through a field of red sludge,   or so it seemed… Blossom had settled on the water in a thick pinkish brown carpet. As the canal wends its way north gradually the blossom covering thinned. There is other flotsam in the water though, tree branches and reed islands bob about and the...