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Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Leeds & Liverpool canal was constructed between 1770 and 1816, making it one of the earliest canals in England. It was built to connect Leeds with Liverpool and it played a crucial role during the Industrial Revolution. Transporting coal, textiles, and other goods between the two cities, as well as supporting the local industries along its route.

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Leeds Liverpool Canal

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Other places to visit along this stage

John Bull Chop House

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Haigh Woodland Park

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Worthington Lakes

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Two Left Feet Bar & kitchen

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Whistle Stop Café

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Horwich Heritage Centre

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