Great Britain » Nene River Navigation | England
The waterway from Grand Union Canal across the Fens to the Wash
Nene River Navigation | England: Characteristics & Overview
Rating of waterway
|Length of waterway:||142 km|
|Number of locks:||38|
|Lock dimensions:||23.70 x 3.90|
|Max. depth:||1.20||Max. headroom:||2.1|
|Degree of difficulty:||For beginners (few locks)|
|Character of waterway:||back to nature|
|Profile of waterway:||Commercial traffic and tourism|
Waterway has access to:Grand Union Canal - Main Line | England
It goes from Grand Union, south of Northampton by way of Peterborough into the Wash. From Peterborough on, the given dimension increase and from Wisbech on one meets large freighters. Originally this river was of great importance for transport. The southern section is now becoming more and more popular with recreational travelers.
Houseboat & Narrow Boat Hire, Nene River & FensFox Boats
The Fens waterways linkThe Fens Waterways Link promises to be one of the most significant waterway developement in recent years. It will open up 240 km of waterways, 80 km of new waterway and increase to 160 km.
Moore: Homepage the Fens waterways link
Map of the River Nene | Iain Smith / Imray
Maps / Language: English / Delivery
Peterborough (Dog in a Doublet Lock) to Northampton (Grand Union Canal) This handy map and detailed commentary provides comprehensive coverage of the Nene. This is the essential reference for boats passing from the Grand Union Canal via Northampton to the Fenland waterways. New edition, June 2003. The Maps are two-tone blue and grey. 67 pages. 156 x 234 mm. (Spiral Bound Softback).
Prize: € 12.80 | for map/book orders