Website will not be continued when. The canals of the united kingdom are a major part of the network of inland waterways in the united kingdom they have a colourful history from use for irrigation and transport through becoming the focus of the industrial revolution to today s role of recreational boating despite a period of abandonment today the canal system in the united kingdom is again in increasing use with abandoned.
Canal map of britain. Uk canal maps holiday cruising guides. Canal map uk cancam free canal maps for android phones waterway routes maps in pdf or qct format for computers smartphones tablets gps devices canalmap free online map of the canals and waterways of britain showing bridges locks water points and other services and official visitor moorings. Zoom in to the map to see more information about an area including nearby facilities on and by the water.
This inland waterways route map reproduced by kind permission of waterways world gives you a useful overview of the inland waterways system. Discover your favourite canal today then book your perfect canal holiday online in just a few clicks. A map of all the canal routes and bases in the uk.
Click on the canal name or any any route on the blue uk waterways map to see that cruising guide route map. Across england and wales our 2 000 miles of canals and rivers flow through cities past homes alongside offices and out into glorious countryside bringing wellbeing opportunities to millions. Clicking on any section of a waterway displays information about its name length locks width etc.
And the sankey canal in lancashire which opened in stages between 1757 1773. Find out more detailed information about individual waterways across england wales and scotland. An interactive map of the canals rivers navigations and waterways of the uk.
Cruising guides maps for popular uk canals and other navigable inland waterways. Our canal guide maps cover the most popular english welsh and scottish cruising canals and navigations. Canals and rivers in england and wales map pdf 7mb individual waterways.
Other early british canals include a section of the river welland in lincolnshire built in 1670. The canal was fitted with the first pond locks in britain with the now familiar lifting vertical gates. Free uk canal and river map for desktop android and iphone ipad created through user contribution and canal and river trust map open data.
The uk waterways guide provides a comprehensive set of maps of our canals and rivers. The stroudwater navigation gloucestershire completed in 1779.