Canal Guides, Books, Maps, Videos, etc.

Nicholson Guide to the Waterways (5): North West and the Pennines Includes Rochdale and Huddersfield Canals, Lancaster Canal and Ribble Link, Bridgewater, Ashton, Peak Forest, Macclesfield and Leeds and Liverpool Canals, Calder and Hebble Navigation, Aire and Calder Navigation west of Castleford and Trent and Mersey Canal north of Harecastle.
2019 edition
Julia Bradbury's Canal Walks
Julia Bradbury's Canal Walks
Book accompanying BBC series featuring Llangollen, Worcs & Birm, Caledonian, Kennet & Avon Canals. 112 pages. DVD also available  
Painted Boats
Painted Boats DVD "Docu-drama" featuring the life and characters of the canals in 1945.  
The Bargee
The Bargee DVD The famous film with Harry H Corbett, Ronnie Barker, Eric Sykes, etc.  
South Pennine Ring, Part 1 Rochdale Canal and Ashton Canal
South Pennine Ring, Part 1 Rochdale Canal and Ashton Canal John Lower New version of this South Pennine Ring guide, covers Rochdale and Ashton Canals, includes maps, history, walks and commentary.

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Canal Guides and Canal Maps

Books about Pennine Canals

General Canal Books

Books about Boat Ownership and Maintenance

Ordnance Survey Maps, Street Atlases

Local Interest Books

Videos and DVDs

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