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T’other way: Todmorden to Manchester on the Rochdale Canal (on Emma’s boat)

Autumn is here, and it’s time for Emma and I to set sail from Todmorden to Manchester along the Rochdale Canal. We did this journey with Swallow in the opposite direction in October 2013 (you can read about that here).  This time, we’re taking Emma’s boat, Flo. As Flo is 8′ wide, we can’t take both …

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Migration 4 – Chadderton to Todmorden

26th October – Chadderton to Punchbowl Lock, Littleborough Rochdale Canal We ploughed on through some fairly boring canalway, through Rochdale was a highlight – despite the main lock on the centre being a pretty tough one, we were greatly encouraged by three drunk guys who helped us out and shut the gates behind us. But…we …

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