Tixall Wide (Southwest end)
|Milford Bridge No 105||1 mile, 3 furlongs|
|River Sow Aqueduct||1 mile, ½ furlongs|
|Tixall Bridge No 106||6½ furlongs|
|Tixall Lock No 43||4½ furlongs|
|Old Hill Bridge No 107||4¼ furlongs|
|Tixall Wide (Southwest end)|
|Tixall Wide (Northeast end)||1¾ furlongs|
|Swivel Bridge No 108||4 furlongs|
|River Trent Second Aqueduct||6½ furlongs|
|River Trent First Aqueduct||6¾ furlongs|
|Great Haywood Basin||7 furlongs|
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Wikipedia has a page about Tixall Wide
Tixall Wide, also known as Tixall Broad or The Broad Water, is a body of water that forms part of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal near Tixall in Staffordshire, England, to the south of the former Tixall Hall. The hall was, at that time, owned by Thomas Clifford, the fourth son of Hugh Clifford, 3rd Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, and the grounds had been designed on the advice of the landscape architect Lancelot "Capability" Brown. The lake was probably created during the construction of the canal in 1771. It is said he "gave permission for the canal to pass through his land on the condition that it was made ... wide enough to look like a lake from the house". and thus in order not to spoil the view. Boaters moored on the Wide, the towpath is a very popular overnight mooring spot, or passing through the Wide have an excellent view of the magnificent Elizabethan gatehouse that is the only remaining part of Tixall Hall.
It has also been suggested that the canal was routed to utilise a lake that already existed, in which the angler and writer Izaak Walton had learned to fish.
- Canalside Farm Shop (Food & Grocery, Farm, Cafe)
1359 to the east.
- Shugborough Country Estate (Travel & Transportation)
1098 to the southeast.
- Shugborough Estate (Historical Place)
911 to the east.
- Great British Food Festival (Outdoor Recreation, Event, Farmers Market)
877 to the east.
- Shugborough Great Food Festival (Place to EatDrink, Museum)
1019 to the east.
- Shugborough Park Farm (Arts & Entertainment)
1121 to the southeast.
- Clifford Arms (Place to EatDrink)
1427 to the east.
- Canalside Cafe Great Haywood (Cafe, Coffee Shop)
1342 to the east.
- Canal Side Cafe (Restaurant)
1328 to the east.
- Essex Bridge, Staffordshire (Bridge)
1227 to the east.