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 Waterways South of Birmingham 



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Stourport Ring   National Cycle Route


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River Avon

1. Tewkesbury to Pershore

joins River Severn at Tewkesbury Avon.pdf
2. Pershore to Cleeve Prior   Avon2.pdf
3. Cleeve Prior to Stratford-on-Avon joins Stratford-on-Avon Canal at Stratford Avon3.pdf

Basingstoke Canal The Thames (Weybridge) to Greywell

1. Woodham Junction to Ash

from River Thames via Wey Navigation Basingstoke.pdf

2. Ash to Greywell


Bridgwater & Taunton Canal Bridgwater to Taunton

1. Taunton to Bridgwater


Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation Chelmsford to Heybridge Basin

1. Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation


Gloucester & Sharpness Canal Sharpness to Gloucester

1. Sharpness to Gloucester & River Severn


Grand Union Canal (South of Birmingham) Regents Canal to Bordesley Junction (Birmingham Canal Navigations)

1. Old Ford Lock to Little Venice - Regents Canal

Regents Canal joins River Lee GU-Regents.pdf

2. Little Venice to Bulls Bridge Jtn & Slough Arm


3. Cowley Peachey Jtn to Kings Langley


4. Kings Langley to Bulbourne Jtn

passing Hemel Hempstead & Berkhampstead GU-Hemel.pdf

5. Bulbourne Jtn/Marsworth Junction

Aylesbury Arm & Wendover Arm GU-Aylesbury.pdf

6. Marswoth Jtn to Fenny Stratford 

passing Linslade GU-Linslade.pdf

7. Fenny Stratford to Old Stratford Cut

passing Milton Keynes GU-Milton.pdf

8. Old Stratford Cut to Gayton Jtn & Northampton Arm 

passing Stoke Bruerne, Northampton Arm to River Nene GU-Gayton.pdf

9. Gayton Junction to Norton Junction

passing Bugbrooke & Weedon Bec GU-Bugbrooke.pdf

10. Norton Junction to Napton Junction

Braunston Turn joins Oxford Canal North GU-Napton.pdf

11. Napton Junction to Budbrooke Junction

Napton Junction joins Oxford Canal South GU-Leamington.pdf

12. Budbrooke Junction to Bordesley Junction

passing Kingswood Junction (Stratford-on-Avon Canal) & Bordesley Junction (BCN) GU-Warwick.pdf

Kennet & Avon Canal River Thames (Reading) to Bristol (Avonmouth)

1. River Thames Junction to Newbury

joins River Thames Kennet1.pdf

2. Thatcham (nr Newbury) to Great Bedwyn


3. Great Bedwyn to Devizes


4. Devizes to Bath


5. Bath to Avonmouth

Little River Ouse from the River Great Ouse to Lakenheath
River Great Ouse to Brandon   LittleOuse.pdf

Lee & Stort Navigations River Lee - Hertford to Limehouse (River Thames), River Stort - Fielde's Weir (Lee) to Bishops Stortford

1. Hertford to Feilde's Weir (Lee/Stort Jtn)

joins River Stort Lee-north.pdf

2. Feilde's Weir (Lee/Stort Jtn) to Thames (Limehouse)

joins Regents Canal & River Thames Lee-Thames.pdf

Bishops Stortford to Feilde's Weir (Lee/Stort Jtn)

River Stort Stort.pdf

River Medway Tonbridge to Rochester & the River Thames Estuary

1. Tonbridge to Rochester


Oxford Canal Oxford to Hawkesbury Junction

1. Hawkesbury Jtn to Braunston turn

joins Grand Union Canal Oxford1.pdf

2. Napton Jtn to Cropredy

joins Grand Union Canal Oxford2.pdf

3. Cropredy to Lower Heyford


4. Lower Heyford to Oxford 

joins River Thames at Oxford Oxford4.pdf

River Severn Gloucester to Stourport-on-Severn

1. Gloucester to Worcester

joins Sharpness & Gloucester Canal & River Avon  Severn1.pdf

2. Worcester to Stourport on Severn  ■

joins Birmingham & Worcester Canal Severn2.pdf

Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal

1. Stourport to Stourton Junction

joins Stourbridge Canal Staffordshire1.pdf

2. Stourton Junction to Aldersley Junction

joins Birmingham Main Line (BCN) Staffordshire2.pdf

3. Aldersley Junction to Great Haywood Junction

joins Trent & Mersey Canal & Shropshire Union Canal Staffordshire3.pdf

Stourbridge & Dudley Canals

1. Stourbridge & Dudley Canals

to Dudley, Birmingham (via Netherton Tunnel) & Hawne Basin Stourbridge.pdf

Stratford-on-Avon Canal Kings Norton Junction to Stratford-on-Avon (River Avon)

1. Kings Norton Junction to Lowsonford

2. Lowsonford to Stratford on Avon   Stratford2.pdf
River Cam River Great Ouse to Cambridge
The River Great Ouse to Cambridge   Cam1.pdf
River Great Ouse The Wash to Bedford

1. The Wash to King's Lynn to Ely

joins River Wissey, Little River Ouse, River Lark GtOuse1.pdf

2. Ely to Earith

3. Earith to St Ives to Huntingdon to Godmanchester   GtOuse3.pdf
4. Godmanchester to St Neots   GtOuse4.pdf
5. St Neots to Willington Lock   GtOuse5.pdf
6. Willington Lock to Bedford   GtOuse6.pdf
River Nene The Wash to Northampton
1. The Wash to Peterborough to Stibbington joins Middle Level to River Great Ouse  Nene1.pdf
2. Stibbington to Oundle   Nene2.pdf
3. Oundle to Thrapston to Denford   Nene3.pdf
4. Denford to Wellingborough   Nene4.pdf
5. Wellingborough to Northampton joins Northampton Arm of Grand Union Canal Nene5.pdf
6. Middle Level - Whittlesey Dyke to Floods Ferry Peterborough to Floods Ferry Middle1.pdf
7. Middle Level - Floods Ferry to Salters Lode Lock Floods Ferry to March to Nordelph to River Great Ouse Middle 2.pdf

River Thames from the Thames Barrier to Lechlade

1. Thames Barrier to Brentwood

joins River Brent to Grand Union Canal Thames.pdf

2. Brentford to Laleham

joins Wey & Godalming Navigation Thames2.pdf

3. Laleham to Cookham


4. Cookhame to Reading

joins Kennet & Avon Canal Thames4.pdf

5. Reading to Dorchester


6. Dorchester to Oxford

joins the Oxford Canal Thames6.pdf

7. Oxford to Stifford Lock

joins the Oxford Canal Thames7.pdf

8. Stifford Lock to Lechlade

River Wissey from the River Great Ouse to Stoke Ferry
River Great Ouse to Stoke Ferry   Wissey.pdf
River Welland from The Wash to Spalding & River Glen to Pinchbeck
The Wash to Spalding   Welland.pdf

Wey & Godalming Navigations River Thames (Weybridge) to Godalming

1. River Thames to Godalming

joins River Thames & the Basingstoke Canal Wey.pdf

Worcester & Birmingham Canal Worcester (River Severn) to Birmingham (Gas Basin)

1. Worcester (Diglis Basin) to Stoke Wharf

joins River Severn Worcester1.pdf

2. Stoke Wharf to Old Turn Junction (Birmingham)

joins Stratford Canal and Birmingham Main Line (BCN) Worcester2.pdf


 Birmingham Canal Navigations (BCN) 



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Birmingham Canal Navigations (BCN)

1. Aldersley Junction to Factory Junction

Main Line - Wolverhampton Level BirminghamMain1.pdf

2. Factory Junction to Gas Street Basin

Main Line - Factory Jtn to Tipton Jtn & Dudley Canal, Factory Jtn to Dudley Port Jtn & Netherton Tunnel  BirminghamMain2.pdf

3. Gas Street Basin to East Birmingham

Main Line - Deep Cutting Jtn to:

Worcester & Birmingham Canal,

Aston Jtn to Bordesley Jtn & the Grand Union Canal,

Salford Jtn & the Tame Valley Canal  

Pudding Green Junction to Walsall Junction Walsall Canal Walsall-BCN.pdf
Catshill Junction to Horseley Fields Junction Wyrley & Essington Canal Wyrley-BCN.pdf
Tame Valley Junction to Salford Junction Tame Valley Canal Tame.pdf
Rushall Junction to Angelsey Basin Rushall Canal Rushall.pdf


 Wales & the Northern Waterways 



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Cheshire Ring ■ National Cycle Route


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Aire & Calder Navigation
1. Castleford to Wakefield to Leeds   AireCalder.pdf
2. Castleford to Goole   AireCalder2.pdf
Ashton Canal
Dulcie Street Junction to Dukinfield Junction   Ashton.pdf
Birmingham & Fazeley Canal
1. Salford Junction to Fazeley Junction   Fazeley1.pdf
2. Fazeley Junction to Whittington shared route with Coventry Canal Coventry3.pdf
Bridgewater Canal
1. Waters Meeting to Higher Walton   Bridgewater.pdf
2. Higher Walton to Preston Brook & Runcorn   Bridgewater2.pdf
Calder & Hebble Navigation
1. Sowerby Bridge to Cooper Bridge Junction   Calder.pdf
2. Cooper Bridge Junction to Wakefield   Calder2.pdf
Caldon Canal
1. Etruria to Hazelhurst Locks   Caldon.pdf
2. Hazelhurst Locks to Froghall & Leek Branch   Caldon2.pdf
Chesterfield Canal
1. West Stockwith to Retford joins River Trent Chesterfield.pdf
2. Retford to Kiveton Park   Chesterfield2.pdf
Coventry Canal
1. Coventry to Nuneaton   Coventry.pdf
2. Nuneaton to Tamworth   Coventry2.pdf

3. Tamworth to Fazeley Junction &

Whittington to Fradley Junction

shared route with Birmingham & Fazeley Canal Coventry3.pdf
River Derwent / Pocklington Canal
1. Barmby to East Cottingwith to Stamford Bridge joins River Ouse Derwent.pdf
2. East Cottingwith to Coates Bridge   Derwent2.pdf
Erewash Canal
1. Trentlock to Nottingham   Erewash.pdf
Fossdyke & Witham Navigation
1. Torksey to Bardney  ■ 1 joins River Trent Fossdyke.pdf
2. Bardney to Boston  1   Fossdyke2.pdf

Grand Union Canal - Leicester Section

1. Norton Junction to Welford Junction

2. Welford Junction to Fleckney & Market Harborough Arm GU-MarketH.pdf
3. Fleckney to Leicester to Birstall   GU-Leicester.pdf
4. Birstall to Barrow on Soar to Loughborough   GU-Loughborough.pdf
5. River Soar - Loughborough to Trent Lock joins Erewash Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal, River Trent GU-TrentLock.pdf
Huddersfield Canals
1. Ashton-Under-Lyne to Marsden   Huddersfield.pdf
2. Marsden to Huddersfield   Huddersfield2.pdf
3. Huddersfield to Cooper Bridge   Huddersfield3.pdf
Leeds & Liverpool Canal
1. Leeds to Shipley  66   Leeds.pdf
2. Shipley to Skipton  66 & 69 Springs Branch at Skipton Leeds2.pdf
3. Skipton to Barrowford   Leeds3.pdf
4. Barrowford to Burnley to Hapton   Leeds4.pdf
5. Hapton to Blackburn   Leeds5.pdf
6. Blackburn to Adlington   Leeds6.pdf
7. Adlington to Wigan Junction to Burscoe Leigh Branch, Wigan Junction to Leigh Leeds7.pdf
8. Burscoe to Liverpool & the River Mersey Rufford Branch to Tarleton Leeds8.pdf
7a. Leigh Branch   LeedsLeigh.pdf
7b. Rufford Branch   LeedsRufford.pdf
Llangollen Canal
1. Hurleston Junction to Whixall   Llangollen.pdf

2. Whixall to Chirk Bank


3. Chirk Bank to Llangollen

Macclesfield Canal
1. Kidsgrove to Bosley Locks joins Trent & Mersey Canal Macclesfield.pdf
2. Bosley Locks to Marple Junction joins Peak Forest Canal Macclesfield2.pdf
Manchester Ship Canal
1. Ellesmere Port to Manchester   Manchester.pdf

Monmouthshire & Brecon Canals


1. Pontywaun to Cumbrian & Ponypool

2. Pontypool to Heron's Rest Marina   Brecon2.pdf
3. Heron's Rest Marina to Brecon   Brecon3.pdf

Montgomery Canal

1. Frankton Junction to Welshpool


2. Welshpool to Newtown

Peak Forest Canal
Whaley Bridge to Ashton-Under-Lyne   PeakForest.pdf
Rochdale Canal
1. Waters Meeting to Failsworth   Rochdale.pdf
2. Failsworth to Summit   Rochdale2.pdf
3. Summit to Sowerby Bridge   Rochdale3.pdf
Selby Canal
Knottingley to Selby   Selby.pdf

Shropshire Union Canal

1. Autherley Junction to Norbury Junction   Shropshire.pdf
2. Norbury Junction to Adderley   Shropshire2.pdf
3. Adderley to Middlewich   Shropshire3.pdf
4. Barbridge Junction to Ellesmere Port   Shropshire4.pdf
River Soar    
Loughborough (Grand Union) to Trent Lock joins Erewash Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal, River Trent, Grand Union Canal GU-TrentLock.pdf

River Trent

1. Trent Falls to Gainsborough   TrentRiver.pdf
2. Gainsborough to Newark   TrentRiver2.pdf
3. Newark to Nottingham   TrentRiver3.pdf
4. Nottingham to Trent Lock   TrentRiver4.pdf

Trent & Mersey Canal

1. Trentlock to Derwent Mouth to Willington   Trent.pdf
2. Willington to Fradley Junction to Brereton   Trent2.pdf
3. Brereton to Great Haywood Jnt to Meaford   Trent3.pdf
4. Meaford to Kidsgrove & Church Lawton   Trent4.pdf
5. Church Lawton to Middlewich & Rudheath   Trent5.pdf
6. Rudheath to Anderton Boat Lift & Dutton   Trent6.pdf

Weaver Navigation

1. Winsford to Acton Swing Bridge   Weaver1.pdf
2. Acton Swing Bridge to Runcorn   Weaver2.pdf