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By Stuart Fisher

Britain's rivers should be higher identified. Teeming with natural world, steeped in background, carrying bridges, docks and beautiful structure, let alone aiding riverside pubs, waterways museums and quite a few locations of curiosity, they're the country's crucial arteries, connecting inland Britain with the sea.

From such world-renowned rivers because the Trent and Severn to little identified tributaries just like the Wharf, Wissey and Lark, British River Navigations celebrates England's inland rivers which were more advantageous for navigation, at the beginning for advertisement use, yet now more often than not sporting relaxation craft.

A magnificent social gathering in its personal correct, along the author's past Canals of Britain and Rivers of Britain this new publication completes a trilogy at the various routes that may be utilized by huge and small craft throughout the inland in addition to tidal rivers of england. As together with his different books, it takes a panoramic and special examine the equipped and ordinary environments surrounding those waterway gems.

It explores the heritage, folklore, natural world, literature and close by cities and villages, all illustrated with appealing maps and color pictures. a lot more than simply a guidebook, it includes interesting element approximately our frequently incredible waterways correct around the country.

For someone having fun with England's rivers for game or transportation, this attractive consultant offers a desirable perception into the lifeblood of our countryside.

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