The Grand Union Canal Gayton Junction (Northampton) to Leicester; The River Soar Leicester to Trent Lock (Long Eaton); The Erewash Canal Long Eaton to Langley Mill; The Non-Tidal Trent Shardlow (Derby) to Cromwell (Newark); The Grantham Canal Nottingham to Grantham; The Chesterfield Canal Chesterfield to West Stockwith (Gainsborough). Key places featured include: Market Harborough, Leicester, Loughborough, Ilkeston, Nottingham, Newark, Grantham, Chesterfield, Worksop and Retford. The Canal Companions have been chugging along the cut for over thirty years; conveying facts and figures, insight and entertainment, wit and wisdom: from Brentford to Burscough, from Shardlow to Sharpness, from Tipton to Todmorden. Folk have been encouraged to explore the inland waterways using these guides, which have become as much a part of tradition as their subject matter. Over 200 miles of characterful inland waterways expertly interpreted to inspire discovery, on foot, afloat or by bicycle.