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

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9780007452569: Grand Union, Oxford & the South East No. 1 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)

Popular guide covering 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.

In print for 40 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain’s canals and rivers. They 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.

The Ordnance Survey ® Maps have added information showing:
• Locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and towpaths.
• Waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal.
• Boatyards, pubs, restaurants and local shops.
• Mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways).

Text includes:
• The history and background to each canal.
• Local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants and NEW for this edition: postcodes added for each place.
• Opportunities for walking and cycling.
• NEW for this edition: notes on wildlife to be found along the waterways.

Comprehensive navigational notes include:
• Maximum dimensions and low bridges.
• Mileages, advice and potential hazards.
• Navigation authorities and contact details.

Waterways covered in this guide – Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation, Grand Union Canal, Lee & Stort Navigations, River Medway, Oxford Canal, River Thames.

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Product Description:

The number 1 choice for all users of the inland waterways. This established, popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways between London and Birmingham.

Covered in this guide are: Grand Union Canal, Oxford Canal, River Stort, River Lee, Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation and River Medway.

The detailed Ordnance Survey® 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

Review:

"few serious boaters will venture out without a Nicholson's Guide and the guides are welcome valuable for cyclists and walkers too." The Inland Waterways Association.

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Published by HarperCollins UK (2012)
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