The uk waterways guide provides a comprehensive set of maps of our canals and rivers. This is a pdf download.
Canals first saw use during the roman occupation of the south of great britain and were used mainly for irrigation.
Map of uk canals and rivers. Canals of the united kingdom. The following list includes some systems that are navigable rivers with sections of canal e g. French waterway depths heights and widths map and tables detailed maps zoomable.
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. 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.
Map of england wales. Canals and rivers in england and wales map pdf 7mb individual waterways. Maps free for restoration projects.
Canal river trust s canals and rivers map. This inland waterways route map reproduced by kind permission of waterways world gives you a useful overview of the inland waterways system. Waterways world wide beam map canals suitable for a boat of 12ft 6in beam underground tube style canal map note.
Aire and calder navigation as well as completely artificial canals e g. Water explorer interactive canal map use web browser to view. The united kingdom s navigable water network grew as the demand for industrial transport increased.
Maps of cruising rings. Find out more detailed information about individual waterways across. Download a map of navigable waterways in england wales.
Zoom in to the map to see more information about an area including nearby facilities on and by the water. 10 bude close nailsea bristol bs48 2fq united kingdom. An interactive map of the canals rivers navigations and waterways of the uk.
Maps of waterways canals and rivers in england wales home. See also canals of the united kingdom. 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 romans also created several navigable canals such as foss dyke to link rivers enabling increased transport inland by water. Interactive map of the uk canals and rivers click on an area of the boating holiday map to explore a region of the uk waterways. Click for family boating holiday inspiration for more details on boating cruising rings across the uk canals rivers or to explore your options for city breaks by boat.