Boating Canals in the Best of the Web Directory

Boating Canals

  • Anderton Boat Lift

    Contains information about UK's working boat lift, a visitor attraction.

  • The Burgundy Canal

    Links to location, operation, history, maps, and videos.

  • Canal Boating in the UK and Europe

    Introduction to canal and waterway cruising. Also includes resources for experienced boaters.

  • Canal Junction

    Contains cruising guides and advice, as well as background about canal heritage, culture, and art.

  • Canalia

    Online magazine dedicated to Britain's historic canals, Norfolk Broads and waterways.

  • Carillon Canal National Historic Site

    Contains overview, updates, visitor resources, and links to natural and cultural heritage information.

  • Chambly Canal National Historic Site

    Overview, hours of operation, fee schedule, and directions.

  • Champlain Canal

    Presents canal history, shortcut to legal and historical highlights, and photos.

  • Cruising the Canals and Rivers of Europe

    Access to information on the continent's inland waterways, as well as canal and river touring guides.

  • Dudley Canal Trust

    Provides information on canal conservation efforts and tunnel trip packages.

  • Erie Canal: The Building of the Great Western Canal

    Article details the highlights of the canal’s construction.

  • The Falkirk Wheel

    The Millennium Link project had as its objective to restore navigability across Scotland on the historic Forth & Clyde Canal and Union Canal, regenerating activity throughout central Scotland. As a means of linking the Forth and Clyde canals, the Falkirk Wheel was constructed, becoming the world's first rotating boat lift. Its history, design and engineering are highlighted, including short films. Online bookings are available.

  • Great Dismal Swamp Waterway and Canal

    Dedicated to the historic waterway and national treasure.

  • Lancaster Canal History and Information

    Contains boat history, dimensions, canal distances, map, and mooring information.

  • Mike Stevens' UK Inland Waterways Pages

    Waterways information resource – maps, photos, trip reports, book reviews, humor, and related links.

  • The Millennium Link (1999-2002)

    Information resource includes details on the Falkirk Wheel’s beginnings, concepts, photos, opening events, press releases, and maps.

  • Pennine Waterways

    Features news and information relating to the canals of South Pennines.

  • Rideau Canal Waterway

    Provides various resources on the canal including visitor resources, boating information, general trivia, list of attractions, and history.

  • River Thames Guide

    User friendly guide to what the Thames and its surrounding areas have to offer.

  • Ships Blog

    Portal to resources for boaters using the New York State Canals. Includes visual tours, trip planning, port information, navigation tools, and photo gallery.

  • Standedge Tunnel Visitor Centre

    Background, visitor information, opening times and rates, and contact details on the canal tunnel.

  • Trent Severn Waterway

    Details include advisory, hours of operation, and basic navigation listing by lock and lake.

  • UK Canal Vacations

    Guide to planning a canal holiday presented in a question and answer format.

  • UK Canals

    Portal to various local canals and boating resources – mooring facilities, boat handling courses, canal enthusiast’s sites, brokerage firms and other links.

  • Videoactive

    Producers and distributors of special interest leisure videos - canal, fishing, railway, and watercolor painting.

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