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Collins : COL1 : Grand Union, Oxford & the South East.

Popular guide covering the canals and waterways between Birmingham and the River Medway. Colour Ordnance Survey® maps clearly show locks, towpaths and boating facilities. There are also comprehensive navigational notes as well as descriptions of the towns and villages, pubs and restaurants alongside the waterways.

In print for 40 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. They are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways – from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors.

The Ordnance Survey ® Maps have added information showing:
* Locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and towpaths.
* Waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal.
* Boatyards, pubs, restaurants and local shops.
* Mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways).

Text includes:
* The history and background to each canal.
* Local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants and NEW for this edition: postcodes added for each place.
* Opportunities for walking and cycling.
* NEW for this edition: notes on wildlife to be found along the waterways.

Comprehensive navigational notes include:
* Maximum dimensions and low bridges.
* Mileages, advice and potential hazards.
* Navigation authorities and contact details.

Waterways covered in this guide – Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation, Grand Union Canal, Lee & Stort Navigations, River Medway, Oxford Canal, River Thames.

 

Collins : COL2 : Severn,Avon and Birmingham

Popular guide covering the canals and waterways around Birmingham and the River Severn. Colour Ordnance Survey® maps clearly show locks, towpaths and boating facilities. There are also comprehensive navigational notes as well as descriptions of the towns and villages, pubs and restaurants alongside the waterways.

In print for over 30 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. They are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways – from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors.

The Ordnance Survey ® Maps have added information showing:
* Locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and towpaths.
* Waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal.
* Boatyards, pubs, restaurants and local shops.
* Mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways).

Text includes:
* The history and background to each canal.
* Local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants and NEW for this edition: postcodes added for each place.
* Opportunities for walking and cycling.
* NEW for this edition: notes on wildlife to be found along the waterways.

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 & Sharpness Canal and the River Severn, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Stourbridge and Dudley Canals, Stratford-on-Avon Canal, Worcester & Birmingham

 

Collins : COL3 : Birmingham and the heart of England

Popular guide covering the canals and waterways around Birmingham and central England. Colour Ordnance Survey® maps clearly show locks, towpaths and boating facilities. There are also comprehensive navigational notes as well as descriptions of the towns and villages, pubs and restaurants alongside the waterways.

In print for over 30 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. They are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways – from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors.

The Ordnance Survey ® Maps have added information showing:
* Locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and towpaths.
* Waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal.
* Boatyards, pubs, restaurants and local shops.
* Mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways).

Text includes:
* The history and background to each canal.
* Local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants and NEW for this edition: postcodes added for each place.
* Opportunities for walking and cycling.
* NEW for this edition: notes on wildlife to be found along the waterways.

Comprehensive navigational notes include:
* Maximum dimensions and low bridges.
* Mileages, advice and potential hazards.
* Navigation authorities and contact details.

Waterways covered in this guide – Ashby Canal, Birming Canal Navigations (Main Line), Birmingham & Faxeley Canal, Coventry Canal, Erewash Canal, Grand Union Canal (Main Line, Leicester Section and the River Soar), Oxford Canal, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Stratford-on-Avon Canal, Worcester and Birmingham Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal.

 

Collins : COL4 : Four Counties & Welsh Canals

Popular guide covering the canals and waterways in Wales and to the south of Liverpool. Colour Ordnance Survey® maps clearly show locks, towpaths and boating facilities. There are also comprehensive navigational notes as well as descriptions of the towns and villages, pubs and restaurants alongside the waterways.

In print for over 30 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. They are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways – from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors.

The Ordnance Survey ® Maps have added information showing:
* Locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and towpaths.
* Waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal.
* Boatyards, pubs, restaurants and local shops.
* Mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways).

Text includes:
* The history and background to each canal.
* Local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants and NEW for this edition: postcodes added for each place.
* Opportunities for walking and cycling.
* NEW for this edition: notes on wildlife to be found along the waterways.

Comprehensive navigational notes include:
* Maximum dimensions and low bridges.
* Mileages, advice and potential hazards.
* Navigation authorities and contact details.

Waterways covered in this guide – Caldon and Leek Canals, Llangollen Canal, Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, Neath & Tennant and Swansea Canals, Montgomery Canal, Shropshire Union Canal, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal, River Weaver.

 

Collins : COL5 : North West & the Pennines

Popular guide covering the canals and waterways in the north west of England around Merseyside and Manchester. Colour Ordnance Survey® maps clearly show locks, towpaths and boating facilities. There are also comprehensive navigational notes as well as descriptions of the towns and villages, pubs and restaurants alongside the waterways.

In print for over 30 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. They are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways – from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors.

The Ordnance Survey ® Maps have added information showing:
* Locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and towpaths.
* Waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal.
* Boatyards, pubs, restaurants and local shops.
* Mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways).

Text includes:
* The history and background to each canal.
* Local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants and NEW for this edition: postcodes added for each place.
* Opportunities for walking and cycling.
* NEW for this edition: notes on wildlife to be found along the waterways.

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

 

Collins : COL6 : Nottingham, York & the North East

Popular guide covering the canals and waterways in the north west of England around Merseyside and Manchester. Colour Ordnance Survey® maps clearly show locks, towpaths and boating facilities. There are also comprehensive navigational notes as well as descriptions of the towns and villages, pubs and restaurants alongside the waterways.

In print for over 30 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. They are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways – from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors.

The Ordnance Survey ® Maps have added information showing:
* Locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and towpaths.
* Waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal.
* Boatyards, pubs, restaurants and local shops.
* Mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways).

Text includes:
* The history and background to each canal.
* Local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants and NEW for this edition: postcodes added for each place.
* Opportunities for walking and cycling.
* NEW for this edition: notes on wildlife to be found along the waterways.

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

 

Collins : COL7 : River Thames & the Southern Waterways

Popular guide covering the canals and waterways between Exeter and the River Thames. Colour Ordnance Survey® maps clearly show locks, towpaths and boating facilities. There are also comprehensive navigational notes as well as descriptions of the towns and villages, pubs and restaurants alongside the waterways.

In print for over 30 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. They are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways – from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors.

The Ordnance Survey ® Maps have added information showing:
* Locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and towpaths.
* Waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal.
* Boatyards, pubs, restaurants and local shops.
* Mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways).

Text includes: * The history and background to each canal.
* Local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants and NEW for this edition: postcodes added for each place.
* Opportunities for walking and cycling.
* NEW for this edition: notes on wildlife to be found along the waterways.

Comprehensive navigational notes include:
* Maximum dimensions and low bridges.
* Mileages, advice and potential hazards.
* Navigation authorities and contact details.

Waterways covered in this guide – Basingstoke Canal, Bridgwater & Taunton Canal, Grand Western Canal, Exeter Ship Canal, Kennet & Avon Canal, River Thames, River Wey.

 

Collins : COL8 : Scotland, the Highland and Lowland Waterways

A brand new waterways guide for Scotland. Features 4-colour Ordnance Survey mapping, with facilities and towpaths clearly shown, and comprehensive navigational notes. Newly restored/opened canals and rivers are included.

Navigational notes include:
* planning a cruise,
* using a lock and bridges,
* winding holes,
* boatyards and local services.

Also:
* the history of each canal,
* places of interest,
* pubs and restaurants,
* opportunities for walking and cycling.

Practical spiral binding makes the guide easy-to-use. A flap around the foredge clearly identifies the guide and provides for better display in retail outlets.

Rival publications cover one canal or canal-ring only. Nicholson guides have logical groupings of waterways: all recognised circular routes are contained within single editions. Newly restored canals also included.

Waterways covered in this guide – Caledonian Canal, Crinan Canal, Forth & Clyde Canal, River Clyde (Bowling to Dumbarton), Monkland Canal, Union Canal, River Leven, Loch Lomond.