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National Waterways Museum
Brings together a unique fleet of historic boats with rich collections and archives to tell the story of Britain's canals and waterways. The historic docks at Ellesmere Port provide the perfect setting.
Narrowboat World
A strictly non-commercial site, with its whole aim being to promote the waterways. Letting you know virtually daily, what is happening in the world of narrowboating.

Cotswold Canals Trust
To promote, for the benefit of the community, the reopening of the Cotswold Canals.

UK Canals Network
Dedicated to those who work, rest and play on the canals and water ways of the U.K. Home of the U.K. Canals web-ring and discussion group.

Rose Narrowboats
Long established family business with self-drive narrowboats for weekly or short break rental in the heart of UK canal system.

Canal World Discussion Forums
A virtual waterways community.

The British Canals
Introducing the English Narrow Canals, particularly the Birmingham Canals.


Canal Junction
The comprehensive canal guide and leisure directory. Maps, history, culture, engineering, news,
museums, folk art, hotel boats, boatyards & marinas, boat brokers, boat hire firms, hints for first timers & much more.

Camden's Community Narrowboat.
Discover the hidden magic of London's waterways.

Boat Shop UK
Houseboats, Canalboats and Narrowboats for sale by the UK's leading narrowboat specialist.

A comprehensive listing of waterways businesses and organisations including a full site search engine.

London Canal Museum
At the London Canal Museum you can see inside a narrowboat cabin, learn about the history of London's canals, about the cargoes carried, the people who lived and worked on the waterways, and the horses that pulled their boats. 

Narrow Boat Trust
To preserve and restore narrowboats and canal craft of all descriptions for the benefit of the public, and where possible to promote the use of such boats in commercial canal carrying.

News Archive
Repairing the 'M6 of the waterways'
8 February 2013


The Andrew Dyke Pages: Includes the Evesham Floods Easter 1998, Narrowboat 'One Moore' and The Building of Narrowboat Lord Toulouse.

Angie Howard's website: Pictures of the Caledonian Canal and the Witham Navigable Drains.

The Antidote web pages:
The Antidote narrowboat construction diary with drawings, pictures and photographs, boat specification and detailed information.

A Boater's Wedding: The wedding of Joe and Jackie Jones on the Llangollen Canal.

British Inland Waterways: Pages by Gerry Cork

Google Images - Narrowboat

canals@rigdenage: Reports of voyages round the british canal sytstem.

Captain Pugwash: Laurie Booth, .Captain Pugwash,  free adverts, stoppages, boaters forum.

Chris, Kate & James Brown's - Website: Contains canal information, their boat - Louisa May, extending Louisa May and non-canal pages.

Ashton Canal, Macclesfield Canal and Peak Forest Canal

The Gloucester - Sharpness Canal Page:
Things of interest on and near the Gloucester to Sharpness Canal for boaters and other visitors.

Gypsy Rover:
A middle aged couple from Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand are building a narrowboat to live and cruise on the canals during their retirement.

Canal Photography - waterways

James's Canal Pages:
Information on the Scottish Lowland Canals.

Jannock Homepage:
The Keens family site.

John Bennett's Canal pages:
Various waterway pictures.

Kevin and Ann Warrington's web site:
Includes Stuff About Boats and canals.

Living the Dream:
Follow the Travels of Rob and Marlane aboard their Narrow Boat Oo-La-La.

Mary Harrison's Canal Pages:
This site is about Waterways and Narrowboats, boating and Britain's Canals.

Michael Clarke's Home Page:
Full details, photographs, history, construction, fit out etc. of narrow boat Sika, based on a 62' Northwich Trader Class shell from R. W. Davis, plus more about traditional narrowboat diesel engines.

Mike Stevens' Web Pages:
Information on London's waterways plus much more.

Narrowboat Liberty Belle: A
ll about the building of a narrowboat and the trips made on her.

Narrowboat Polly Anna:
A 63ft all steel narrowboat bought second-hand from Valley Cruises, her history and a log book of her cruises.

Narrowboat Progress:
For many years Chris Coburn has undertaken some amazing journeys on his narrowboat Progress in support of canal restoration and development projects.

Narrowboat Swallow:
Photographs of this shared boat.

NB Fulbourne:
The history and photographs of this historic working boat.

Norman Boats Appreciation Society:
For owners and others interested in Norman cruisers.

The Official Bill Davies Web Site:
The site includes sections about buying a second-hand narrowboat ( 'Rosy'), taking her to Europe, living aboard abroad, and about canals in wartime.

Our Canalboat Honeymoon:
A slideshow of an American bride and an Australian groom on brief honeymoon on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

Penelope's World of Water:
Features the Cotswold Canals.

Peter and Pauline Curtis's Information Service:
A lot of boating text and pictures amongst a mass of other subjects.

Planet Melling:
The website of John Melling and his narrowboat Rosie.

The story of a narrowboat.

Steev's Canal Pages:
An introduction to canal boating.

Tim Lewis's Web Site:
Currently Offering Links To Sites of Interest To Waterways Enthusiasts.

Travelling the Inland Waterways:
Good accounts, with photographs, of the trips of the narrowboat Bluebell.

Uisce - Floating Abode:
A diary and pictures covering the building and fitting out of a narrowboat.
A site mainly about FMC Fish Class boats and the authors own boat Bream.