Tardebigge Locks, also known as the Tardebigge Flight is the longest flight of locks in the UK.
There are 30 narrow boat locks spread over two-and-a-quarter miles of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal.
The Tardebigge Flight is a very popular section of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal and is a beautiful location to visit on both a warm summer’s day and when covered in snow. The canal banks are often home to a number of anglers as the Tardebigge Angling Club meet at the nearby reservoir and the canal is popular with cyclists and dog walkers.
My sister lives at Tylers Lock which is the old engine pump house standing near lock 57 so I often take a walk down the canal to the local pub. At Tardebigge Top Lock there is a plaque to commemorate the 1946 founding of the Inland Waterways Association.Tom Rolt and Robert Aickman hatched their initial plans here on Cressy, Rolt’s narrowboat.
Tardebigge Locks is a great place to take a walk, cycle or go jogging. It’s maybe not so great if you are in a narrow boat as I’ve seen it take people all day to get through the locks which raise the waterway around 220 feet! A personal challenge for a sunny day perhaps?
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