Colour maps clearly showing locks, towpaths and boating facilities as well as comprehensive navigational notes.
First published in the 1970s, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways - experienced boaters and those planning their first boat trip, walkers, cyclists and visitors.
Maps show:* locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and the towpath;* waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal;* boatyards, pubs, restaurants and shops;* mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways).
Text includes:* the history of each canal; local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants;* opportunities for walking and cycling.
Comprehensive navigational notes include:* maximum dimensions and low bridges;* mileages, advice and potential hazards;* navigation authorities and contact details.
Waterways covered in this guide - Aire & Calder Navigation, Bridgewater Canal, Calder & Hebble Navigation, Huddersfield Narrow Canal, Huddersfield Broad Canal, Lancaster Canal, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Macclesfield Canal, Peak Forest and Ashton Canals, Rochdale Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal.show more