3.7 Lord’s Hayes Branch Canal

Andy Tidy explores the 1.5 mile Lord’s Hayes Branch Canal on the Birmingham Canal Navigations, which could so easily have been so much more.
This is one of two branch canals approved when the Wyrley and Essington Canal was extended to Huddlesford, near Lichfield. Lots a scrambling through the undergrowth, a few ruined bridges and a lot of scratches on my legs….