If you walk along the canal through the village, at Whittington Brook you can still see a stone, which marks the Coventry Canal in one direction and the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal in the other and a 1990 plaque commemorating 200 years since the joining in 1790.

Canal and Rivers Trust is an organisation responsible for protecting and developing canals. The site features many links including to boat hire companies and a map of British waterways.

Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust is engaged in an exciting project to restore a local disused canal