(The website link that was here no longer works) Peter and Chris Silvester write: "Audlem features several times in the December issues of two canal magazines, just published.
Canals & Rivers has a photo of the canal wharf across two pages on the
contents page, whilst we saw several references in Waterways World. Page 4 gives details of a boat fenders and ropework course at Audlem Mill in mid-December.
"A feature article on "a tour of Britain's most attractive
canalside settlements" (a list of only eight) includes Audlem, with two
photos of the Shroppie Fly and the Mill. The author says that "Audlem
conforms to everyone's idea of an idyllic waterside village", and he goes on
to say that Audlem Wharf is one of the most attractive mooring places on the
entire (canal) network. "There are two pubs here, including the Shroppie
Fly which was once a warehouse, but pride of place goes to the three-storey
Kingbur Mill, converted into a canal shop in 1976. At the foot of the
flight (of locks) stood the stable block, now the base of the Daystar
The magazines are available from Audlem Mill, currently open at weekends.
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