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Buy Collins / Nicholson Inland Waterways Guides for England and Wales

If you want to buy any of the current Collins/Nicholson Guides (prices vary) to the Waterways please check the links below for availability:

Grand Union, Oxford & The South East No. 1 (Waterways Guide) - Includes - Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation - Lee (Lea) and Stort Navigations - River Medway - River Thames (London area)

Severn, Avon & Birmingham No. 2 (Waterways Guide) - Includes -Droitwich Canals - Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and River Severn - Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal - Stourbridge and Dudley Canals - Stratford-on-Avon Canal - Worcester & Birmingham Canal

Birmingham & the Heart of England No. 3 (Waterways Guide) - Includes - Ashby Canal - BCN Main Line - Birmingham & Fazeley Canal - Coventry Canal - Erwash Canal - Grand Union (Leicester Section) and River Soar - Grand Union Canal (Main Line) - Oxford Canal (Northern Section) - Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (North) - Stratford-on-Avon Canal - Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Trent & Mersey Canal

Four Counties and the Welsh Canals No. 4 ( Waterways Guide) - Caldon Canal - Llangollen Canal - Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal - Neath & Tennant Canal - Swansea Canal - Montgomery Canal - Shropshire Union Canal - Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (North) - Trent & Mersey Canal - River Weaver

North West and the Pennines No 5 ( Waterways Guides) - Including - Aire & Calder Navigation - Bridgewater Canal - Huddersfield Narrow Canal - Huddersfield Broad Canal - Lancaster Canal - Leeds & Liverpool Canal - Macclesfield Canal - Peak Forest and Ashton Canals - Rochdale Canal - Trent & Mersey Canal (Hardings Wood to Dutton)

Nottingham, York & the North East No. 6 (Waterways Guide) - Aire & Calder Navigation - Chesterfield Canal - River Derwent and the Pocklington Canal - Fossdyke & Witham Navigations - River Ouse, River Ure and Ripon Canal - Selby Canal - South Yorkshire Navigations - River Trent

River Thames & the Southern Waterways No. 7 (Waterways Guide) - Basingstoke Canal - Bridgwater & Taunton Canal - Grand Western Canal - Exeter Ship Canal - Kennet & Avon Canal - River Thames - Wey & Godlaming Navigations

The Collins / Nicholson Waterways Guides are designed for anyone at all with any interest in the inland waterways of England and Wales.

This series of seven spiral bound books are great for all; from experienced boaters to those planning their very first navigable river or canal trip, as well as walkers, cyclists, hikers and other visitors.

The full colour Ordnance Survey map sections have information showing: aqueducts, boatyards, bridges, local shops, locks, moorings, pubs, restaurants, towpaths, tunnels and winding holes as well as boaters water points, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal sites. Mile markers and milestones with distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways.

Text includes: The history and background to each navigable waterway. Local services and places of interest, and in the latest edition: postcodes have been added for many locations. Opportunities are highlighted for walking and cycling. Notes on wildlife to be found along the waterways. Comprehensive navigational notes that include: Maximum dimensions and height restrictions. Mileages, advice and potential hazards. Navigation authorities and their contact details.

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