Click the links below to see details for the individual waterways. Information includes navigation authorities, maximum size of boat, services, attractions, historical information and other useful information.
Many of these waterways have been abandoned and subsequently restored.
Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation
Shropshire Union Canal
River Soar Navigation
Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal
IWA was founded in 1946 and since then hundreds of miles of the waterways restoration.
Download a map of navigable waterways in England and Wales: This inland waterways route map, reproduced by kind permission of Waterways World, gives you a useful overview of the inland waterways system. Canals and Rivers in England and Wales Map (PDF 7MB)