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Shropshire Union Canal

Andrew Hayward snapped this beautiful rainbow over the Shropshire Union Canal at Hack Green, just south of Bridge 85, in June.

Worcester & Birmingham Canal

The Worcester & Birmingham Canal at Hanbury Wharf by Alex Vanden Bosch (instagram.com/vanboosh/). “I managed to capture these swans playing in the canal while I was sitting in the bow of my boat removing some rust – a welcome distraction from the rather boring task!”

Edstone Aqueduct


Crossing Edstone Aqueduct on the Stratford Canal, by Paul Biggs. Unusually, the water level is higher than the towpath on this and two more of the Stratford’s aqueducts, and for walkers it can be unnerving to see boats drifting by at head height.

Three photos from Chris West

Three striking photographs by Chris West. “I’m a liveaboard boater and enjoy travelling the winding waterways of England in all weathers. Observing, and experiencing, the ever-changing seasons is one of the immeasurable pleasures of living on the water.”

The River Avon at Evesham

The River Avon at Evesham, by David Jackson. “I was woken at 5.30am on a summer’s morning by this swan nibbling the weed on the boat to see the early sun lighting the underside of the arches of Workman Bridge.”

Grand Union Canal

A sunny spring day on the Grand Union Canal’s Hatton Flight near Warwick, by Simon Hopkins.


Wey Navigation

'Looking Both Weys’, by Stephen Darlington. “The two images were taken on the Wey Navigation near Coxes Lock and Mill, the first looking north and the second south, on a cold and slightly misty morning in November.”