George is one of the last remaining wooden horse-drawn ‘short’ boats from the Leeds and Liverpool canal, rescued by museum volunteers in 1973. This is her story... Link
Images courtesy of Wigan Archives Service and the Canal & River Trust
George is now a Canal & River Trust HLF outreach boat for primary schools + community groups. Delivered by the National Waterways Museum.
Free to all pupils and staff, George will be travelling from Leigh to Liverpool in the
summer term and early autumn term - Info
We are recruiting new volunteers on the L&L.
Like boating + have experience at the tiller? Get in touch!