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Canal & River Cruising: Guide to Britain's favourite routes

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This is your essential guide to 12 of our favourite waterways and everything you need to know to navigate them.
Published in association with ABC Boat Hire.

With guides to:

  • Grand Union Canal Leicester Line
  • Llangollen Canal
  • Macclesfield Canal
  • Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal
  • River Nene
  • Scotland's Canals
  • Shropshire Union Canal
  • South Oxford Canal
  • Staffordshire & Worcester Canal
  • Stratford Canal
  • Western Kennet & Avon Canal
  • Worcester & Birmingham Canal


  • Detailed maps
  • Cruising times and distances
  • Nearby pubs and restaurants
  • Boating facilities along the way
  • Pleasant mooring spots
  • Lock workings
  • Must-visit attractions and historic sights

And even more...

  • Boat-hiring FAQs
  • Top 20 boat-handling tips
  • Comprehensive advice on planning a cruise 
  • Expert advice on buying a boat
  • 4 easy-to-explore river routes

Publication Date: 31st October 2019. 120 pages.

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