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    Waterside Bingo

    Try a game of waterside bingo. Who can get a full house first? Stay alert because new discoveries can be lurking anywhere!

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    Anderton Inspector's Trail

    Try this trail in the grounds of the Anderton Boat Lift and Northwich Community Woodlands and be a Lift Inspector for the day!

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    Anderton Boat Lift Fact File

    You're sure to discover some interesting facts about the Anderton Boat Lift in this fact file.

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    Canal & River Challenge Badge

    Badge syllabus for the Girlguiding Challenge Badge

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    All About The Leeds & Liverpool Canal

    Learn about why the Leeds & Liverpool Canal was built and the challenges it had to overcome. Great for KS2 History and Geography, especially Transport.

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    All About James Brindley

    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.

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    Devizes Wharf Trail

    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!

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    Bath Locks Trail

    Find out about the Kennet & Avon Canal in the beautiful city of Bath. Follow this towpath trail alongside the locks to see designer bridges, smart houses and discover how Wash House Bridge got its name!

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    The Standedge Admiral's 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.

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    Standedge Tunnel Fact File

    Use this fact file to find out about the highest, longest and deepest canal tunnel in Britain.

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