Cotswold Canals in Pictures

Cotswold Canals in Pictures

Cotswold Canals in Pictures shows the Stroudwater Navigation and Thames & Severn Canal in over 900 searchable photographs. More about the canals here.

There are also articles about the canals and their history.

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Phase 1B Overview

Get an overview of the works involved in the Phase 1b / 'Cotswold Canals Connected' restoration program here.

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Ocean Bridge page

Phase 1b from the Air  by Ken Bailey.


End-to-End Tour

Take a tour along all or parts of the Cotswold Canals in easy to access captioned photo galleries.

NEW - Interactive Map

An all-new interactive customisable map has been added to the Cotswold Canals in Pictures website,

Zoom in and click on points of interest along the canals for more details on the selected location.

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Sapperton Canal Tunnel

When the tunnel was built on the Thames & Severn Canal in the 1780's it was the longest in the world.

More on Sapperton Canal Tunnel

Pictures Inside Sapperton Canal Tunnel

Historic boat trip through Tunnel


Read about the history and operation of the Thames & Severn Canal from contemporary newspaper reports in the Thames & Severn History Timeline.

There are also historical photos of the Thames & Severn Canal and a history of the Stroudwater Navigation.