Cotswold Canals in Pictures

Westfield Bridge, Eastington

Canal Statistics

Stroudwater Navigation
Stroudwater Canal length 12.6 km (7.8 miles)
Number of locks 13
Fall from Wallbridge, Stroud to Framilode, River Severn 32.7m (107 ft 2 in)


Thames & Severn Canal
Thames & Severn Canal length 46.3 km (28.75 miles)
Number of locks 44
Rise from Wallbridge, Stroud to the summit at Sapperton 73.5m (241 ft)
Number of locks to summit 28
Distance up to summit 11.4 km (7.1 miles)
Length of summit 12.9 km (8 miles)
Length of Cirencester Arm 2 km (1.25 miles)
Number of locks from summit to River Thames, Inlgesham 16
Fall from summit to Inglesham 39.3m (129 ft)
Distance from summit to Inglesham 21.9 km (13.6 miles)
Length of Sapperton Tunnel 3,490m (3,817 yards, 173.5 chains or 2.2 miles)
Tunnel Width (nominal) 4.4m (14 ft 4 in)
Tunnel Inside height (nominal) 4.7m (15 ft 4 in)