Worcester & Birmingham Canal


The Worcester & Birmingham Canal runs from the river Severn in Worcester to the Birmingham Canal at Worcester Bar. It is 30 miles long (48.3km) long and has 58 locks.

The maximum size of boat that navigate through the Worcester & Birmingham Canal is
length: 74' 11" (22.85 metres) - lock 6
beam: 7' 3" (2.21 metres) - lock 3
headroom: 8' 2" (2.5 metres) - bridge 86
draught: 3' 8" (1.1 metres) - bridge 4

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