Great Britain » Birmingham & Fazeley Canal | England

This canal is part of the Birmingham canal system and a connection between Grand Union Canal and Coventry Canal


Birmingham & Fazeley Canal | England: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 28.5 km
Number of locks: 38
Lock dimensions: 21.30 x 2.10
Max. depth: 0.80
Max. headroom: 2.00
Degree of difficulty: For beginners (many locks)
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: with urban surroundings
Profile of waterway: Used by tourists only
Facilities groundside: Good

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Waterway has access to:

Lahn River | Germany
Coventry Canal | England

Birmingham & Fazeley Canal
This canal is, as its name already tells, part of the 183 km long Birmingham canal system. It leads from Farmers Bridge, of the Birmingham main line, to Fazeley, where it has a connection to the Coventry Canal. The canal is part of the shortest connection from the southwest of England as well as Birmingham to Trent Navigation and therewith to the northeast of England.

Houseboat & Narrow Boat Hire / Birmingham & Fazeley Canal

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No. 2 Severn, Avon & Birmingham  /  Nicholson


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Navigational notes include: Planning a cruise, using a lock and bridges, winding holes, boatyards and local services. Covers the rivers Avon and Severn, Birmingham Canal Navigations main line (Gas St to Aldersley Junction), Gloucester & Sharpness, Staffs & Worcester, Worcester & Birmingham, Southern Stratford-upon-Avon and Stourbridge canals Also: The history of each canal, places of interest, pubs and restaurants, opportunities for walking and cycling. Spiralbounding, size: A5

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