Swans on the River Soar; Leicester

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Hungry Swan looking for a ‘good Samaritan’ for some food: Credit:CRIMSON TAZVINZWA
THE RIVER SOAR, LEICESTERSHIRE BY CRIMSON TAZVINZWA

The River Soar is a major tributary of the River Trent and is the principal river of Leicestershire///by CRIMSON TAZVINZWA

Swans on the River Soar, Leicester BY CRIMSON TAZVINZWA

The source of the river is midway between Hinckley and Lutterworth, it then flows north through Leicester where it is joined by the Grand Union Canal and continues through the Leicestershire Soar Valley, passing Loughborough and Kegworth, until it reaches the Trent at the county boundary.

Swans on the River Soar, Leicester BY CRIMSON TAZVINZWA

In the 18th century, the Soar was made navigable, initially between Loughborough and the Trent, and then through to Leicester. It was not until the early 19th century that it was linked by the Grand Union Canal to the wider network to the south and to London.

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Published by Crimson Tazvinzwa

GRADUATE STUDENT: MASTERS OF LAWS, DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY, http://dmu.ac.uk/ SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & LAWS, LEICESTER.

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