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The Upper Peak Forest Canal - Bugsworth Basins and entrance canal. 

After our first hire boat visit to Whaley Bridge in 1970, 30th July 2005 saw us finally navigating all the Bugsworth Basins. Back in 1970, it seemed that within a couple of years the basins would be cleared out!

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The junction with the Upper Peak Forest Canal and the Bugsworth Basins feeder canal (to the left.)

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Bugsworth Basins feeder canal.

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The A6 Bridge. Bugsworth Basins feeder canal.

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Beyond the A6 Bridge, we have been trying to get here since 1970! Bugsworth Basins feeder canal.

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Beware the planting shelf to the right! Bugsworth Basins feeder canal.

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Bugsworth Basins feeder canal.

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Tea Pot Row. Bugsworth Basins feeder canal.

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The Wharfinger's House and gauging stop. Bugsworth Basins feeder canal.

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Entering Bugsworth Basins, new sanitary station to the left.

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Entering the Lower Basin. Bugsworth Basins.

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Lower Basin. Bugsworth Basins.

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Lower Basin. Bugsworth Basins.

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Looking back from the end of the Lower Basin. Bugsworth Basins.

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The end of the Lower Basin. Bugsworth Basins.

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After reversing back to the Entrance Basin we next tackle the Lower Basin Arm. Bugsworth Basins.

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Lower Basin Arm. Bugsworth Basins.

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Lower Basin Arm. Bugsworth Basins.

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View of NB Earnest at the end of the Lower Basin Arm. Bugsworth Basins.

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Passing along the Middle Basin. Bugsworth Basins.

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Middle Basin. Bugsworth Basins.

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Middle Basin. The Middle Basin Arm is off to the left, under the bridge. Bugsworth Basins.

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After Silk Hill Bridge is the Upper Basin. Bugsworth Basins.

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The Upper Basin Top Arm. Bugsworth Basins.

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The Upper Basin Top Arm. Bugsworth Basins.

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The Upper Basin Arm. Bugsworth Basins.

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The Upper Basin Arm. Bugsworth Basins.

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The Upper Basin Arm. Bugsworth Basins.

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The Middle Basin Arm. Bugsworth Basins.

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NB Earnest at the end of the Middle Basin Arm. Bugsworth Basins.

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