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Collins/Nicholson Inland Waterways Map of Great Britain

Author: HarperCollins,HarperCollins UK,Collins UK

Publisher: HarperCollins (UK)

ISBN: 9780007452644

Category: Transportation

Page: N.A

View: 3675

The map companion to the Collins/Nicholson Waterways Guides, covering the entire network of canal and river navigations in England, Scotland, and Wales, including newly restored/opened canals and rivers.

Birmingham and the Heart of England -

Author: Collins Maps

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008257996

Category:

Page: 192

View: 4836

The number 1 choice for all users of the inland waterways. This established, popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways around Birmingham and central England. Covered in this guide are: Ashby Canal; Birmingham Canal Navigations (Main Line); Birmingham & Fazeley Canal; Coventry Canal; Erewash Canal; Grand Union Canal (Main Line, Leicester Section and the River Soar); Oxford Canal, North; Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, North; Stratford-on-Avon Canal, North; Worcester & Birmingham Canal, North; and the Trent & Mersey Canal. The detailed Ordnance Survey(R) maps clearly show the location of essential features such as locks, towpaths and boating facilities, as well as pubs, shops and restaurants in the area. There are comprehensive navigational notes and descriptive text on the history of each canal, and on local services and places of interest, for which postcodes are included - ideal for use with sat-navs. This practical A5 guide features 'lie flat' spiral binding and 'book mark' back cover flap for ease of reference. In print for over 40 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. These bestselling guides 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. Nicholson's - The bestselling guides to Britain's Waterways.

Grand Union, Oxford & the South East

Author: HarperCollins

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780007452569

Category: Nature

Page: 186

View: 7187

This popular guide covers 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.

River Thames and the Southern Waterways

Author: Collins Uk

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780007281671

Category: Travel

Page: 200

View: 6214

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; and 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; and opportunities for walking and cycling. Comprehensive navigational notes include maximum dimensions and low bridges; mileages, advice, and potential hazards; and 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, and River Wey.

Four Counties and the Welsh Canals

Author: Collins Uk

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780007281640

Category: Travel

Page: 181

View: 4785

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; and 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; and opportunities for walking and cycling. Comprehensive navigational notes include maximum dimensions and low bridges; mileages, advice, and potential hazards; and 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, and River Weaver.

Waterways of Britain

An Illustrated Guide to Britain's Best Waterways

Author: Collins Maps Staff,Jonathan Mosse

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008195472

Category:

Page: 304

View: 7546

Exploring Britain's most beautiful waterways. Discover a hidden countryside which is packed with wildlife along with industrial heritage. Regarded as the 'quickest way of slowing down', the canals and rivers of Britain evoke a bygone era when life moved at a more leisurely pace. A selection of Britain's main navigation's are shown. Waterways of Britain offers a well-rounded view of the contemporary inland waterways system. This picture is built up by delving into their historical past, by a close examination of the present scene, together with a forward glance towards future directions and development. * Features a timeline of important waterway developments from early beginnings through to the present day - with a look towards the future. * Offers an insight into the sometimes hidden wealth of waterway features and heritage. * Illustrated with mapping and over 300 contemporary photographs. * Facts and figures for selected waterways. * Introduces the diverse wildlife to be found along the waterways. Originally published in hardback as The Times Waterways of Britain (2010).

Severn, Avon and Birmingham

Author: Collins Maps

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008258016

Category:

Page: 200

View: 1134

The number 1 choice for all users of the inland waterways. This established, popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways around Birmingham and the River Severn. Covered in this guide are the River Avon; Birmingham Canal Navigations (Main Line); Droitwich Canals; Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and the River Severn; Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal; Stourbridge and Dudley Canals; Stratford-on-Avon Canal; Stroudwater Navigation and Thames & Severn Canal; and the Worcester & Birmingham Canal. The detailed Ordnance Survey(R) maps clearly show the location of essential features such as locks, towpaths and boating facilities, as well as pubs, shops and restaurants in the area. There are comprehensive navigational notes and descriptive text on the history of each canal, and on local services and places of interest, for which postcodes are included - ideal for use with sat-navs. This practical A5 guide features 'lie flat' spiral binding and 'book mark' back cover flap for ease of reference. In print for over 40 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. These bestselling guides 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. Nicholson's - The bestselling guides to Britain's Waterways.

Norfolk Broads

Author: Collins Maps

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008258009

Category:

Page: 96

View: 8173

The number 1 choice for all users of the inland waterways. This popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways of the Broads National Park, including the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads and the Rivers Ant, Bure, Thurne, Wensum, Yare, Chet and Waveney. The detailed Ordnance Survey(R) maps clearly show the location of essential features such as locks, towpaths and boating facilities, as well as pubs, shops and restaurants in the area. There are comprehensive navigational notes and descriptive text on the history of The Broads, and on local services and places of interest, for which postcodes are included - ideal for use with sat-navs. This practical A5 guide features 'lie flat' spiral binding and 'book mark' back cover flap for ease of reference. The Broads are one of Britain's best-known holiday boating areas. They make up Britain's largest and most important protected wetland and are a national park providing a home to some of the rarest plants and animals in the country. A unique and enchanting wetland, with over 125 miles of lock-free, navigable tidal waters, all waiting to be explored. Nicholson's - The bestselling guides to Britain's Waterways.

Four Counties & the Welsh Canals No. 4 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)

Author: Collins Maps

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007488580

Category: Travel

Page: 180

View: 9390

Optimised for colour tablets. This ebook is not suitable for reading on black and white eink devices. Guide covering the canals and waterways in Wales and to the south of Liverpool.

Inland Waterways Map of Scotland

Author: HarperCollins (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780007211166

Category: Canals

Page: 1

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Map Inland Waterways of Great Britain

Author: N.A

Publisher: Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson

ISBN: 9781846235238

Category: Transportation

Page: N.A

View: 7340

The revised edition covers changes to the restored Droitwich Canal, Fenland waterways, Norfolk Broads and the Wey and Arun Canal which is undergoing restoration. The inset plan of the London area has been extended eastwards to show the location of the Olympic Park and rivers around it. "Fully revised to include changes to the Droitwich Canals, Fenland waterways and the Wey & Arun Canal, which is undergoing restoration. It features inset plans of North West England (the Cheshire Ring), the Black Country, the Norfolk Broads, Scotland's canals and lcohs, and London's waterways, the latter map now extended eastwards to show the location of Olympic Park and surrounding rivers and creeks. Look out for a superb cover photo of Caen Hill Locks on the Kennet 7 Avon Navigation!" Keith Goss, Waterways World July 2013

Narrow Boat

Author: L. T. C. Rolt

Publisher: History Press (SC)

ISBN: 9780750960618

Category: History

Page: 212

View: 5419

This engaging book tells the story of how he and his wife adapted and fitted out the boat as a home, and recreates the journey of some 400 miles that they made along the network of waterways in the Midlands. It recalls the boatmen and their craft, and celebrates the then seemingly timeless nature of the English countryside through which they passed.

The Canals of Britain

The Comprehensive Guide

Author: Stuart Fisher

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472940032

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 336

View: 2741

Canals of Britain is a comprehensive and absorbing survey of the entire canal network of the British Isles - the first of its kind. It provides a fascinating insight into the linked up waterways as well as the isolated cuts and quiet waters which may not be fully navigable by larger craft. Infinitely varied, it passes picturesque open countryside, wild moorland, coastal harbours, historic industrial buildings, modern city centres, canalside public houses and abundant wildlife. Stuart Fisher looks at every aspect of the canals - their construction, rich history, stunning scenery, heritage, incredible engineering, impressive architecture and even their associated folklore, wildlife and art. Enticing photographs give a flavour of each place and places of interest close to the canals are included. For those who are keen to explore that little bit further, taking smaller boats to points beyond which others usually turn back, there is information on little-known parts of the system, offering a new insight into this country's unique, surprising and beautiful canal network. Attractive, inspiring and foremost a practical guide, this has proved very popular with canal enthusiasts and boaters wanting to get the most out of Britain's canals. This third edition has been revised to reflect the ever-changing landscape of Britain's canals, and includes many new colour photographs to help bring it to life.

Great Waterways Journeys

20 Glorious Routes Circling England, by Canal and River

Author: Derek Pratt

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472905849

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

View: 2397

This is a guide to circling England using its inland waterways, by boat or on foot. Along the way we learn about our industrial heritage, how cities grew and thrived, as well as passing through spectacular landscapes and idyllic countryside. Beginning in leafy Surrey and ending at Bristol Docks via north Yorkshire, this 780-mile journey passes through the industrial landscape of the West Midlands and the stunning Pennine hills, as well as famous cities such as Oxford and Bath, taking you via the first canal in Britain, Hampton Court Palace, Cadbury World, idyllic Shropshire villages and iconic pieces of Victorian engineering. The route is split up into different sections, so readers can either take on the whole circumnavigation or one part of it. Celebrating the restoration of the canals that make this journey possible, the book features (and uses, if you're travelling by boat) iconic pieces of waterways history such as the Anderton Lift, the Barton Swing Aqueduct, and the 29 locks at Devizes. Each section of the route is illustrated by a map, and features practical information on locks, tunnels and aqueducts, nearby places of interest, good pubs, useful transport links etc. Giving readers a unique way to discover the beauty and variety of England's waterways, and laying down a new challenge to inland waterways enthusiasts, this is a practical and fascinating guide.

Britain's Canals

A Handbook

Author: Nick Corble

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445623277

Category: Nature

Page: 96

View: 2793

An accessible introduction to Britain's Canals and why they are so important today as a leisure pursuit.

The Liveaboard Guide

Living Afloat on the Inland Waterways

Author: Tony Jones

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408159252

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

View: 3154

The romantic dream of downsizing, giving up the ratrace, and living life at 4mph on the inland waterways is proving more and more attractive. But for tens of thousands of people it is not just a romantic dream but an actual lifestyle. Tony Jones is one of those people. He has lived aboard his 50ft narrowboat for over 7 years and in this very practical book he documents what the liveaboard lifestyle is really like, focusing on the practical issues of day to day living for those who want to know what living on a boat actually entails, to see how to manage it for themselves. Topics covered include: - the pros, cons and costs of a residential mooring - power usage and energy consumption (and how it differs from a house) - how to stay warm - the choice of coal, electric, gas or wood heating - boat loos - the pros and cons, and troubleshooting typical problems - entertainment - TV, radio, internet, DVDs - logistical problems - no postal address, GP access, vehicle access or use The aim of this book is to feed people's dreams by showing that every possible problem that could arise when living on a boat has a tried and tested solution. The dream is perfectly possible, and this book is the complete practical guide to achieving it.

Narrowboating for Beginners

What Americans Need to Know When Considering a Narrowboat Vacation in the UK

Author: Jennifer Petkus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692608258

Category:

Page: 150

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From teaching how to steer a narrowboat to how to flush the toilet, Narrowboating for Beginners will help a first-time boater pretend at least a delusional self-confidence when given the keys to a 60-foot-long, 15-ton metal boat. Topics include how to turn a lock, moor, swing a bridge, light the stove, tie a knot and start the engine. Includes many illustrations and diagrams, including a lock flowchart, scannable QR codes and numerous shortened URLs. If you buy the paperback edition at Amazon, the Kindle version is included free. Visit NarrowboatingforBeginners.com for up to date information.

Narrow Boat Engine Maintenance and Repair

Author: Stephanie Horton

Publisher: Crowood Press UK

ISBN: 9781785003493

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 3523

Narrow Boat Engine Maintenance and Repair is a practical guide to help keep your engine operational, and your boat moving. It also provides instruction on how to identify faults and, where possible, how to fix them. With its focus on diesel engine operation, and the systems found on most vessels, this is a useful resource for any boat owner. It provides practical guidance to undertake everyday maintenance on your diesel engine; it demonstrates how to complete a service and locate and resolve common faults; explains the theory required to understand each of the boat's main systems and shares the practical skills and techniques that engineers spend many years learning. The book is highly illustrated with 264 colour step-by-step photographs and 60 technical diagrams.

London A-Z

Author: Geographers' A-Z Map Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781843480211

Category: London (England)

Page: 368

View: 2709

Flash MX developers who need instant on-the job reminders about the ActionScript language should find O'Reilly's new ActionScript for Flash MX Pocket Reference useful. This concise reference is the portable companion to the Flash coder's essential resource, ActionScript for Flash MX: The Definitive Guide by Colin Moock.

Grand Union, Oxford & the South East No. 1 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)

Author: Collins Maps

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007488572

Category: Travel

Page: 186

View: 6719

Optimised for colour tablets. This ebook is not suitable for reading on black and white eink devices. Guide covering the canals and waterways between Birmingham and the River Medway.

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