Walking Through History , Series 2 : Episode 4

Watch world-class TV from Britain and beyond

Always available, always commercial free

start your free trial

Episode 4: The Liverpool-Leeds canal is the longest single man-made waterway in the country; Tony travels the first 50 miles from Liverpool to the iconic Pier at Wigan, uncovering the extraordinary stories from its Georgian and Victorian origins. It connects the city of Liverpool with the rest of Britain, stretches 127 miles, took 46 years to build, and set the city and Lancashire up for a mighty future.