Barging Round Britain -

Barging Round Britain

Exploring the History of our Nation's Canals and Waterways

By John Sergeant, David Bartley

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Taking eight of our most celebrated waterways - including the Caledonian, Grand Union and the Trent and Mersey canals -Barging round Britaincharts a course through the history of British inland navigation from its industrial heyday to today's pleasure seekers, looking for beauty and tranquility. Barging Round Britain by David Bartley is a beautifully-illustrated guide to a unique and fascinating part of our history- the canal network. Explore the people and places that have forged this national treasure, from the birth of the Industrial Revolution to the leisure explosion on our waterways today. Fully-illustrated with maps and photographs, the book will trace canal routes across the UK, from the Georgian grandeur of Bath to the dramatic splendour of the Scottish Highlands. David Bartley's Barging Round Britain includes a foreword and chapter introductions by the presenter of the TV series, John Sergeant.

Product code: 9780718180645

ISBN 9780718180645
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS25
No. Of Pages 416
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Explores the people and places that have forged this national treasure, from the birth of the Industrial Revolution to the leisure explosion on our waterways today. Illustrated with maps and photographs, this book traces canal routes across the UK, from the Georgian grandeur of Bath to the dramatic splendour of the Scottish Highlands.