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Witham Navigable Drains

Some people dream of exploring Venice by gondola, but Ian Marchant has always dreamed of the world's least romantic waterway: Witham Navigable Drains, in Lincolnshire.

Some people dream of canoeing up the Zambezi, or exploring Venice by gondola, but Ian Marchant has always dreamed of the world's least romantic waterway: the Witham Navigable Drains, near Boston in Lincolnshire. And there is romance and beauty here. And grand sluices, mighty pumps and a box or two of maggots.

Producer...Mary Ward-Lowery

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