Busy with boats, people and cargo
The Princess Royal opened the first lock in snowy conditions at Wallbridge in February 2012.
The imposing Hill Paul building was used for clothing manufacture until the 1980s. Left derelict, it slowly went into decline, but was saved by a pressure group and is now part of a new development.
Jill Field gives some insight into what you'll see at Wallbridge if you take a walk from the Visitor Centre. Glenda Coombs describes the canalside house her mum was born in at Wallbridge and has allowed us to show some of her lovely family photographs here.