Cotswold Canals in Pictures

Boats moored at Saul Junction

Gallery: Wildlife along the Canals

Photos of wildlife taken on or near the Cotswold Canals. Many of the wild flower images were taken at Daneway, either on the Thames & Severn Canal or at a nearby nature reserve.

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Heron fishing at The Ocean near St Cyr's Church

1. Heron fishing at The Ocean near St Cyr's Church

Heron at The Ocean near St Cyr's Church

2. Heron at The Ocean near St Cyr's Church

Heron fishing at The Ocean near St Cyr's Church

3. Heron fishing at The Ocean near St Cyr's Church

Marbled White butterfly (Daneway)

4. Marbled White butterfly (Daneway)

Marbled White butterfly (Daneway)

5. Marbled White butterfly (Daneway)

Ringlet butterfly (Daneway)

6. Ringlet butterfly (Daneway)

Ringlet butterfly (Daneway)

7. Ringlet butterfly (Daneway)

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Sloughs at Daneway Banks Nature Reserve

9. Sloughs at Daneway Banks Nature Reserve

Working undercover on the Stroudwater Navigation

10. Working undercover on the Stroudwater Navigation

Upended swans near Upper Mill Bridge

11. Upended swans near Upper Mill Bridge

Signet on the Stroudwater

12. Signet on the Stroudwater

On patrol on the Stroudwater

13. On patrol on the Stroudwater

Common cowslip (Primula veris)

14. Common cowslip (Primula veris)

Common cowslip (Primula veris)

15. Common cowslip (Primula veris)

Lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria)

16. Lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria)

Wild primrose (Primula vulgaris)

17. Wild primrose (Primula vulgaris)

Dandelion!

18. Dandelion!

Common Daisy

19. Common Daisy

Spring arriving

20. Spring arriving

Wood Anemone  at Daneway (Anemone Nemorosa)

21. Wood Anemone at Daneway (Anemone Nemorosa)

Bluebell at Daneway

22. Bluebell at Daneway

Bluebell at Daneway

23. Bluebell at Daneway

Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)

24. Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)

Crocus and snowdrops at Coates Roundhouse

25. Crocus and snowdrops at Coates Roundhouse

Apple blossom at Ampney Brook aqueduct (site of)

26. Apple blossom at Ampney Brook aqueduct (site of)

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Juvenile Herring Gull

29. Juvenile Herring Gull

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