The Leeds and Liverpool Canal runs for 127 miles, making it the longest canal in Northern England.
Unlike the other trans-Pennine canals, the Leeds and Liverpool Canal was never abandoned, remaining open for navigation throughout the last century..
Sit back and enjoy this virtual tour of the canal. It will give you a flavour of the scenery and the canal architecture the canal offers. The "cruise" is arranged in sections. It runs from east to west, but includes views of the canal looking in either direction.
The "virtual journey" runs from east to west, but includes views of the canal looking in either direction.
The "virtual journey" between Wigan and Liverpool has been completely revised, with many new photographs. A new "virtual journey" along the Liverpool Canal Link has been added.
If you enjoy the "cruise" you may also like to take a virtual cruise along other canals, such as the Huddersfield, Rochdale or Peak Forest.
Information is included to help those wishing to walk the route of the canal for themselves.
Click here to begin the virtual tour, or click on the map or links above to start part of the way along the canal.