BBC – Canal Boat Diaries Series 3 (2022)
English | Documentary | Size: 2.05 GB
Jump aboard with Robbie Cumming as he embarks on a journey across northern England from Wigan to Ripon in his narrowboat.
Chapter 1: Wigan to Burnley
Robbie begins his 170-mile journey across the north of England and soon runs into difficulty when he encounters a problem with his craft’s propeller in Wigan and runs aground in Blackburn. Nevertheless, he pushes on to navigate a true wonder of the waterways, the Burnley Embankment.
Chapter 2: Barrowford to Bingley
Robbie crosses the Pennines on the picturesque Leeds and Liverpool Canal, and lends a hand to hire boaters in Gargrave, North Yorkshire. He also encounters Bingley Five Rise Locks, a wonder of the inland waterways.
Chapter 3: Dowley Gap to Ferrybridge
Robbie explores the Victorian village of Saltaire in West Yorkshire on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, moors up in Leeds Dock, and goes in search of an abandoned waterway on the Aire and Calder Navigation.
Chapter 4: Knottingley to Ripon
On the last leg of his epic journey across the north of England, Robbie tackles the fast-flowing River Ouse and is forced to make an emergency stop. His destination is Ripon Basin at the outer reaches of our inland waterways.