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The waterway from Grand Union to the northeast


Trent River & Trent Navigation | England: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 150 km
Number of locks: 12
Lock dimensions: 24.60 x 4.40
Max. depth: 1.00
Max. headroom: 2.40
Degree of difficulty: Some experience is an advantage
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: with urban surroundings, for sporty people
Profile of waterway: Commercial traffic and tourism
Facilities groundside: Sufficiant

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Waterway has access to:

Aire and Calder Navigation | England
Fossdyke & Witham Navigation | England
Grand Union Canal - Leicester Section | England
Grantham Canal | England
North Sea

River Trent and Trent Navigation
it is not only one of the biggest rivers of the country, it was until the beginning of the last century also one of the most important transportation ways.
Its source lies between Manchester and Birmingham. It used to be navigable from Burton upon Trent, today from Trent Lock, at the turning off to the Grand Union Canal. From Cromwell it is accessible for large vessels. At Trent Falls it joins River Ouse to the Humber, which leads into the North Sea after a few kilometers already.

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No. 6  Nottingham, York & the North East  |  Nicholson


Author: Harper Collins  /  Editor: Nicholson  /  Language: English
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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. Covers the Aire & Calder, Fossdyke and Sheffield & South Yorkshire navigations, the Chesterfield, Ripon, Pocklington and Selby canals and the rivers Derwent, Ouse, Trent (Derwent Mouth to Trent Falls), Ure and Witham. Spiralbounding, size: A5

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