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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Take a tour along all or parts of the Cotswold Canals in easy to access captioned photo galleries.
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
A photo gallery by Ken Bailey.
A sequence of aerial photographs showing the route of the next major restoration phase of Stroudwater Navigation between Saul Junction and Eastington.
More on Phase 1b
A new book Tales from the Towpath: Stories and Histories of the Cotswold Canals by Fiona Eadie is being lauched at the Stroud Book Festival.
Venue: Museum in the Park, Stroud
Date & Time: 9 November, 2018 at 1900
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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.
Thames & Severn Canal
Thames & Severn Location Index
Stroudwater Location Index
Downloadable Canal Map (PDF)
The Story So Far
Phase 1A Restoration
Phase 1A in Pictures
Plan for Phase 1B
Phase 1B in Pictures
Phase 1B from the Air
Phase 2 Scope
Phase 3 scope
Thames Head Pumping Station
Thames & Severn Canal Timeline
Stroudwater Navigation History
About the Canals
Index of Locks
Index of Bridges
Infilled Canal Sections
Canal Visitor Centres
CCT Boat Trips