Canal Walks

July 2015

S1 Ep4 - The Kennet And Avon Canal

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The Kennet and Avon Canal - Julia Bradbury starts her final walk in the beautiful world heritage city of Bath, where the Kennet and Avon Canal provided a 19th-century link between the country's two most important ports, Bristol and London. Over time, however, the once great waterway became neglected and derelict. Julia's 3...

S1 Ep3 - The Llangollen Canal

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The Llangollen Canal - Julia Bradbury's walk today takes her to North Wales, where 200 years ago the great engineer Thomas Telford had to overcome seemingly impossible challenges in order to access the valuable slate industries of Snowdonia. In doing so he created a masterpiece of 19th-century engineering - an aqueduct acr...

S1 Ep2 - The Worcester And Birmingham Canal

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The Worcester and Birmingham Canal - Julia Bradbury starts this walk in Birmingham, which surprisingly boasts more miles of canal than Venice. Her mission is to discover how the city, through its canal network, became the centre of the Industrial Revolution. It's also the start of Julia's two-day walk along the historic an...

S1 Ep1 - The Caledonian Canal

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The Caledonian Canal - Julia Bradbury dons her walking boots to explore her own British backyard, travelling along the country's network of canals and their accompanying towpath trails. Julia kicks off her tour with a visit to the Scottish Highlands. Against the stunning backdrop of Ben Nevis, her walk starts near Fort Wil...