THE stretch of Trent and Mersey canal at Great Haywood has been listed as one of the top tranquil spots to visit in the country by charity the Canal and River Trust.
In its new list of the top 100 waterway destinations it commends Great Haywood as the "perfect location" to begin enjoying local waterways.
"Packed with history and local wildlife, there is plenty for everyone to explore," a spokesman said
Other Staffordshire highlights in its list include Fradley Junction, Westport Lake and Consall Forge.
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