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Try this trail in the grounds of the Anderton Boat Lift and Northwich Community Woodlands and be a Lift Inspector for the day!
You're sure to discover some interesting facts about the Anderton Boat Lift in this fact file.
Badge syllabus for the Girlguiding Challenge Badge
Learn about why the Leeds & Liverpool Canal was built and the challenges it had to overcome. Great for KS2 History and Geography, especially Transport.
Learn about the pioneering canal engineer James Brindley and how he shaped our waterways. Great for KS2 History, especially Victorians. Also a useful way of introducing STEM topics to KS2 children.
Protect your valuable goods, chase away thieves and make sure the canal is in good working order. There's lots of work to be done along the Devizes Wharf trail!
Thomas Bourne lived in the cottage at Standedge Tunnel 200 year ago. He's traveled through time to show you around and find out what has changed.
Use this fact file to find out about the highest, longest and deepest canal tunnel in Britain.
The Huddersfield Narrow Canal cuts right through the Pennines, a mountain range that runs down the centre of Northern England. Find out how and why the canal was built in this fact file.
This pack contains four classroom-based activities designed to teach water safety to children aged 7-11. The activities, designed by experienced teachers for schools, group leaders and parents can be used either individually or as a suite.