Sowerby Bridge featured in new series

Tim and Prunella's Slow Boat
Tim and Prunella's Slow Boat

Sowerby Bridge will feature in the TV show Great Canal Journeys which airs tonight on More4.

Prunella Scales and Timothy West called t Sowerby Bridge as part of their journey as travel the Rochdale Canal, which officially opened in 1804.

Linking Manchester and Sowerby Bridge, the canal cuts a route past the once-mighty mills, the epic beauty of the Pennines and the longest and the highest canal tunnel in Britain.

Great Canal Journeys airs at 9pm tonight on More4.