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The Truly Fascinating Falkirk Wheel in Stirlingshire

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The Falkirk Wheel

The Truly Fascinating Falkirk Wheel in Stirlingshire is the world’s only rotating boat lift – it is designed to connect the Forth & Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. (map)  Named after the nearby town of Falkirk, the wheel was opened in May 2002 by Queen Elizabeth II as part of her Golden Jubilee celebrations, reconnecting the two canals …

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A Wintry Dog Walk in Wonderful Windsor Great Park

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It was a cold and frosty morn when Hoover and I went for a wintry dog walk in wonderful Windsor Great Park.  Windsor Great Park comprises 4,800 acres of parkland, gardens, ancient woodlands, and forest trails, which includes The Savill Garden, Virginia Water, The Valley Gardens and the Long Walk and Deer Park.  Today Hoover and I visited …

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