The Liverpool-Leeds canal is the longest single man-made waterway in the country. It covers a distance of 127 miles (204 km), via East Lancashire and crossing the Pennines; it includes 91 locks on the main line. It has several small branches, and in the early 21st century a new link was constructed into the Liverpool docks system.
Tony travels the first 50 miles from Liverpool to the iconic Pier at Wigan, uncovering the extraordinary stories from its Georgian and Victorian origins.
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