This inland waterways route map reproduced by kind permission of waterways world gives you a useful overview of the inland waterways system. 1146792 and a company limited by guarantee registered in england wales no.
The uk waterways guide provides a comprehensive set of maps of our canals and rivers.
British waterways grand union canal map. Union canal 55 58 12 n 3 38 59 w 55 9701 n 3 6496 w 55 9701. Affordable rates with no hidden extras. Canal river trust is a charity registered with the charity commission no.
15 miles of lock free crusing with pub and village shop nearby. It is 137 miles long with 166 locks. Canals and rivers in england and wales map pdf 7mb individual waterways.
Find out more detailed information about individual waterways across. The canal has branches to places including leicester slough aylesbury wendover and northampton. Canal and river map boating.
The grand union canal starts in london and ends in birmingham. Conversely i see that my 1976 imray canal map which shows the grand union up to birmingham as broad defines broad as wider than 7 so possibly my confusion arose from different definitions of what constitutes a broad canal. The grand union canal as it is now called has several arms or branches these were often built independantly but have been amalgamated over the years to form the current canal.
Edited sunday at 22 59 by ronaldo47 typo. Attractions and places of interest use the key to the left of the map to view our recommendations. 3 6496 avon scotland s longest and tallest aqueduct crosses the river avon falkirk.
The information window also provides a detailed map link that will take you to a detailed map showing the position of locks winding holes boat yards and marinas. Find out more about the different holiday options available. Download a map of navigable waterways in england wales.
Start points click on any start location to view all of the local routes available and to check the availability of the boats based there. The canal was built at the end of the 18th and beginning of the 19th centuries providing a more direct route between the 2 cities. Clicking on any section of a waterway displays information about its name length locks width etc.
Small friendly marina on the grand union canal midway between stoke bruerne and buckby. It has been estimated there are between 20 000 and 25 000 boats on the british waterways network and a similar number on the river thames. In 2012 the canal river trust was formed with government passing control of our waterways to the new charity.