Leeds and Liverpool Landmark!

On Thursday 21st June, a landmark was achieved when horseboat Elland reached Wigan Junction, being the first horsedrawn boat to make the journey from Leeds to Wigan in more than 60 years! For the rest of the journey to Liverpool Elland will be following in the wake of the journey made by Maria in 2007.

Maria at Marple

Leaving the bottom lock at Wigan. First horsedrawn boat from Leeds to Wigan in more than 60 years. Photo: Philip Dowe

See more photos of the Elland on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal here in our Photo Gallery.

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