Read about Sefton’s Canal below. Click a button to change the subject.
Hint for children: If you don’t know what a word means, put the mouse pointer over it, or press it on the touch screen.
The Leeds and Liverpool Canal crosses the border from West Lancashire into Sefton at Sudell Brook Aqueduct (top of the map), some 15 miles from the canal terminus at Eldonian Village in Liverpool (the middle of the small bright green block near the bottom of the map). This website describes that stretch of canal. It is primarily intended to be an information resource to support education, but is arranged as a fairly handy tour guide.
The proper name of this canal is the “Leeds and Liverpool Canal” and it’s over 127 miles long, but this guide only includes information about the 13 miles of the canal in Sefton plus the 2 miles of the canal in Liverpool. I’ve just called the website “Sefton’s Canal” because:
The map on the right shows the areas of Sefton and Liverpool the canal goes through as coloured blocks. Although the names are the same as the political wards, the areas show traditional neighbourhood communities. Click the map to see it full size, with bridges marked so you can explore it.