Canal Guide

Canals of Britain

Canals of Britain

100's miles of UK canal network set out in some detail. Discover more about the Oxford Canal, the Grand Union, Leeds and Liverpool, Trent and Mersey

The UK's network of canals was excavated by hand, using an army of navigators.In contrast to their original purpose of moving heavy raw materials and delicate china, they now serve the angler, cyclist and boat lover with hundreds of miles of leisure opportunities

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Central England

Birmingham & Fazeley Canal
Coventry Canal

Grand Union From Napton To Birmingham

Grand Union From Norton To Leicester & River Soar
Oxford Canal (North)

Staffordshire & Worcester Canal

Stourbridge & Dudley Canals
Stratford on Avon Canal
Worcester & Birmingham Canal


North West & The Pennines

Bridgewater Canal
Calder & Hebble Canal
Huddersfield Narrow Canal
Lancaster Canal
Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Macclesfield Canal
Peak Forest & Ashton Canal
Rochdale Canal

Shropshire Union Canal
Trent & Mersey Canal

Southern England

Chelmer Canal
Basingstoke Canal
Grand Union Brentford To Braunston
Grand Union Paddington Arm *
Kennet & Avon Canal
Lee & Stort Canal
Oxford Canal
Regents Canal

Wey Navigation Canal


Caledonian Canal-
Crinan Canal
Forth & Clyde Canal
Union Canal from Falkirk to Edinburgh
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Llangollen Canal


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