In the second of our episodes exploring the Peak Forest Canal, we board Narrowboat Silver Fox and continue our journey heading from New Mills, through Furness Vale to Bugsworth Basin in the village of Buxworth. Colin explains how we create these vlogs, and takes his new bike to discover the hidden Peak Forest Tramway, which played a huge part in Bugsworth Basin's success. He also delves into the old lime kilns at the basin.
The first of three episodes following our narrowboat adventures on the Peak Forest Canal. In this episode we begin our journey by Benjamin Outram's towering Marple Aqueduct, standing in the shadow of the even taller railway viaduct. We climb the sixteen locks of the Marple flight before heading down the Upper Peak Forest Canal towards New Mills. Colin explores the incredible local landmarks like the Millennium Walkway and Torrs Hydro in New Mills, and seeks out some peace and
Once again we find ourselves in Lancashire, moored just a few metres from the end of the Standedge Tunnel, ready to descend down the western side of the Pennines towards the outskirts of Manchester. We're joined by Manchester-based YouTuber Martin Zero who helps us out with a few locks while filming for a video of his own. Passing some amazing scenery, we go through Saddleworth, Uppermill, and Stalybridge before we come to the end of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal at Ashton-u