The Canal This Month

MAY

On a visit to the Northern Reaches look out for:

NOW -  Bluebells on the banks
               King Cups at the waterside
              Newly hatched mallard ducklings and moorhen chicks.
and

BY THE END OF THE MONTH
                Hawthorn trees and bushes laden with blossom.

Other things to do at the canal might include,
Taking a 40 minute boat trip from The Stables at Crooklands between The Coal Yard and The Winding Hole.
(See Tripboat for details.) 




Ever popular, Bluebells. 
  Garlic Mustard.   

Mint on the canal bank.Water Mint



Moorhen and chicks, Stables.Moorhen and chicks.


JUNE/JULY

On a visit to the Northern Reaches look out for:

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Damsel Fly
 
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Meadowsweet
 
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Greater Water Boatman
 
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Water Parsnip
 
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Water Forget-me-not
 
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Purple Reed Grass
 
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Yellow Water Lily
 
 

Take a ride on our Virtual Cruise of the Canal