Peterborough Branch

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The Unnavigable Navigation - Old Bedford River

190258?rev=346442In November 2016, members of IWA Peterborough Branch attempted to boat up the Old Bedford River to Welches Dam Lock. The crew got about three miles along the 12 mile long waterway before they had to turn back. Read more

welneyFollowing this trip, on 4th April 2017 veteran of several previous attempts to navigate this waterway, John Revell, led another try in his 41ft narrowboat ‘Olive Emily’ as far as Welches Dam Lock. Read more


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Forty-Foot Drain (Horseways to Welches Dam)
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River Nene
Old Bedford River