Droitwich Canals


The Droitwich Canals consist of the Droitwich Junction Canal and the Droitwich Barge Canal. The Droitwich Barge Canal runs from the river Severn to Droitwich, and the Droitwich Junction Canal runs from Droitwich to the Worcester & Birmingham Canal at Hanbury.  The Droitwich Barge Canal is 5.8 miles (9.3 km) long and has 8 wide locks.  The Droitwich Junction Canal is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) long and has 7 locks.  There are no other connections.

The maximum size of boat that navigate through both Droitwich canals is
length: 71' 6" (21.7 metres)
beam: 7' 1" (2.1 metres)
headroom: 6' 5" (1.95 metres)
draught: 3' 6" (1.05 metres)

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See also:

Waterways A-Z
Map of UK Waterways

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