The stainforth keadby canal is now often thought of as part of the sheffield south yorkshire navigation. Beside the canal at crowle.
Keadby canal. See more local news and events plus what we re doing to improve wellbeing in the yorkshire and north east region. Most of the canal carves a pretty straight line through the yorkshire countryside with large swathes exposed to the elements. Pegs 1 19 from the lock to the bridge and 20 65 from the bridge past the famous willows renowned for the big bream and chub.
More from our canal river network. It opened in 1802 passed into the control of the river don navigation in 1849 and within a year was controlled by the first of several railway companies. Ddaa have just acquired the fishing rights for part of the stainforth keadby canal from the new junction canal at bramwith lock to half way between bramwith swing bridge and stainforth bridge.
Fishing rights are leased from the basin at keadby to mauds bridge with access on the south bank. Yorkshire and north east. At almost 15 miles long with 3 locks the stainforth and keadby canal links the sheffield and south yorkshire navigation at bramwith lock to the river trent at keadby.
Dawn to dusk fishing only unless in possession of a night ticket. The canal has a good stock of fish especially in late spring through to autumn when large numbers of fish are present throughout the whole stretch. For many years the stainforth and keadby canal on the right of the picture provided the main transport for the carriage of goods.
On the right is the parallel stainforth keadby canal and the water on the left is the new godnow drain. In the distance can be seen the old building that houses the offices of the.