Cruising guides maps for popular uk canals and other navigable inland waterways. Zoom in to the map to see more information about an area including nearby facilities on and by the water.
Chandlers on the inland waterways tend to specialize in stocking equipment and accessories for canal boats including narrowboats widebeams and dutch barges.
Inland waterways map of canals uk. Download a map of the inland waterways for england and wales. Canal rivers map. There are also some who deal more exclusively with cruising boats grps and sailing boats.
Waterways world wide beam map canals suitable for a boat of 12ft 6in beam. The map distinguishes between wide and narrow canals. Canal river trust s canals and rivers map.
Since 1976 the iconic lockmaster maps series has been used by boaters and enthusiasts to navigate the uk inland waterways. On the map you can click on a waterway for info about the waterway. Click on the canal name or any any route on the blue uk waterways map to see that cruising guide route map.
Hand drawn by douglas m smith at 1 2 to the mile they offer a detailed canal and river guide as well as a piece of artwork. Find out more detailed information about individual waterways across. Canals and rivers in england and wales map pdf 7mb individual waterways.
Island house moor road chesham hp5 1wa phone. We use our extensive experience and member knowledge to formulate expert policies as well as undertake local and national campaigns that have a real impact on the uk s inland waterways. Download a map of navigable waterways in england wales.
Whilst we think mainly of their construction during the industrial revolution canals had also been created for irrigation and transportation. Our canal guide maps cover the most popular english welsh and scottish cruising canals and navigations. Most canals are navigable by boats between 55 and 80 feet in length with 2 widths most commonly used narrow beam and broad beam.
This inland waterways route map reproduced by kind permission of waterways world gives you a useful overview of the inland waterways system. The uk has an extensive network of inland waterways of which our canals form a major part. Our waterway recovery group provides practical and technical support to waterways restoration projects across the country and runs.
Or click view list for a full list of our canals and rivers. Jim shead s map of the inland waterways of england wales. Working to protect and restore the country s 6 500 miles of canals and rivers.
Request the full directory of the inland waterways of great britain below. Uk canal maps holiday cruising guides.