History explorer: Britain’s inland waterways

In the wake of the BBC Four documentary, The Golden Age of Canals, Charlotte Hodgman speaks to Joseph Boughey about nine places linked to the postwar revival of Britain's inland waterways

Britain’s waterways have enjoyed a renaissance since the Second World War. (Photo by George W Johnson/Getty Images)

This article was first published in the July 2011 issue of BBC History Magazine

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