The Burnley Embankment is one of the so-called seven wonders of the waterways. My photo doesn't do it justice; the one I took from below doesn't really show the scale of the thing either.
As we entered Burnley we saw plenty of old mills, far more than in Blackburn.
Round the corner was the famous Burnley Embankment. We stopped at the mooring rings for a quick look from below - and a check down the weed hatch - before continuing. The impressive thing about the embankment is that it is so high above the ground both sides.
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