Nicholson Guide to the Waterways: Severn, Avon & Birmingham No. 2

Nicholson Guide to the Waterways: Severn, Avon & Birmingham No. 2

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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 - River Avon, Birmingham Canal Navigations (Main Line), Droitwich Canal, Gloucester and Sharpness Canal and the River Severn, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Stourbridge and Dudley Canals, Stratford-on-Avon Canal, Worcester and Birmingham Canal.show more

Product details

  • Spiral bound | 172 pages
  • 148 x 210mm | 286g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • OS-Nicholson
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • col. Illustrations, col. maps
  • 0007211104
  • 9780007211104
  • 630,731