Plan your canal route from your hire base or any point on the canal network. Out and back routes include canal rings.
In 2019 we sold our home gave up our jobs and built our new home a 57 foot canal narrowboat.
Uk narrowboat canal network. A narrow canal has locks which will allow a single narrowboat 6 10 to pass through. This inland waterways route map reproduced by kind permission of waterways world gives you a useful overview of the inland waterways system. Broad canals have wider locks which will allow wide beam boats and pairs of narrowboats to pass through.
Free route planner for uk inland waterways. Searchable map for uk canal networks across the country find information on caledonian kennet and avon canal and regents canal from canal boat magazine. Download a map of navigable waterways in england wales.
We promise it will be a grand adventure. An interactive map of the canals rivers navigations and waterways of the uk. 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.
Map of uk waterways. There are over 2000 miles of navigable canals in the uk. Canal river trust is a charity registered with the charity commission no.
Now we cruise the uk canal network campaigning for mental health issues and recording our adventures on youtube. Many are linked by rivers and may require a specific license in order to use them. It is also worth noting that not all are navigable by wide beamed craft the map above shows broad canals in red so if you wish to cruise the entire network choose your boat carefully.
We d love to have you along. Canals and rivers in england and wales map pdf 7mb individual waterways. Our quest is to journey throughout the country on the 2 000 miles of canal network exploring the surroundings sampling the local foods and generally enjoying what the floating life has to offer.
If you ve dreamed of cruising the canals of the uk come along with us. Subscribe to our weekly vlogs and follow our journey as the foxes get afloat. You can use this map to determine how much of the network you can cruise in your own boat.
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