The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal runs from Bridgwater Docks (though Oakley Lock connecting with the River Parrett is non-operational) and the River Tone at Taunton. The Canal is 13.5 miles (21.7km) long and has 7 locks. It is possible to connect with the River Tone (navigable for about 1 mile) via Firepool Lock.
The maximum size of boat that can navigate the canal is
length: 55' 2" (16.8 metres) - Firepool Lock
beam: 12' 6" (3.8 metres) - Higher maunsell Lock
height: 7' 3" (2.2 metres) - Huntworth Bridge (No 12) and Obridge Bridge (No 36)
draught: 4' 6" (1.36 metres) - cill of Higher Maunsell Lock