Britain's Canals, Paperback / softback Book

Britain's Canals Paperback / softback


This informative volume looks at broad and narrow, the canal network, different users, types of boats and barges, decorations, things you should know when buying a boat, basic navigation, living on board and the surrounding flora and fauna.

Complemented with a brief history, the guide also considers the transformation of canals from work to leisure, restoration and the canal today.

Including various 'top tens', i.e. waterside walks, dos and don'ts of boating, circular routes, museums, restoration schemes, spectacular lock flights, longest tunnels and canal personalities, this illustrated guide is an invaluable first-stop reference book.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 144 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Narrowboats & canals
  • ISBN: 9780752441832

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