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The Shropshire Union Canal - A Towpath Guide to the Birmingham & Liverpool Junction Canal by Jonathan Morris, ISBN: 0-946679-43-6, 128 pages, Published by Management Update Ltd, in 1991, Title continues "from Autherley to Nantwich". Informative with numerous line drawing and detailed maps but the text is often difficult to follow due to poor grammer.. Order now from Amazon.

Canal Walks: South by Ray Quinlan, ISBN: 0 86299 994 4, 182 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1992, Waterways featured are: Basingstoke, Brecon & Abergavenny, Bridgewater & Taunton, Bude, Chelmer & Blackwater, Grand Junction at Tring, Kennet & Avon at Bradford, Oxford, Regent's, Royal Millitary, Thames & Severn and Wey & Arun.. Order now from Amazon.

Canal Walks - North by Ray Quinlan, ISBN: 0 86299 995 2, 182 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1993, Waterways include the Rippon, Lincoln, Rochdale,Chesterfield, Huddersfield and St Helens.. Order now from Amazon.

The Taff Trail by Jeff Vinter, ISBN: 0 7509 0341 4, 104 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1993, A 55 mile cycling and walking trail along the line of the former Glamorganshire Canal and the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal. Illustrated in full colour. . Order now from Amazon.

The Grand Union Canal Walk by Anthony Burton and Neil Curtis, ISBN: 1 85410 244 3, 168 pages, Published by Aurum Press Ltd, in 1993, Comprehensive and detailed guide with full colour maps and photographs by Derek Pratt. . Order now from Amazon.

Northern Waterside Walks by Dennis Needham, ISBN: 1 85284 148 6, 168 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1994, Walking by navigable and closed waterways, illustrated in colour and B&W.. Order now from Amazon.

Waterway Walks Around Birmingham by David Perrott, ISBN: 1 85058 406 0, 126 pages, Published by Sigma Leisure, in 1994, A description of 30 Midland canal walks, maps, sketches and B&W photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Canal Walks of England and Wales by Ray Quinlan, ISBN: 0-7509-0608-1, 576 pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in 1994, A combined edition of Canal Walks North, Midlands and South in one volume. Illustrated in b&w and colour.. Order now from Amazon.

The Grand Union Canal Walk by Clive Holmes, ISBN: 1 85284 206 7, 120 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1996, A guide to the canal walk between London and Birmingham. Order now from Amazon.

North West Waterway Walks Volume 3: North of the Mersey by Dennis Needham, ISBN: 1 85058 477 X, 128 pages, Published by Sigma Leisure, in 1996, Twenty river and canal walks in Lancashire and Cumbria.. Order now from Amazon.

Walks from the Leeds-Liverpool Canal by Mary Welsh, ISBN: 1 85284 212 1, 160 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1996, Description of 34 walks.. Order now from Amazon.

Pub Walks Along the Kennet & Avon Canal by Nigel Vine, ISBN: 1 85306 453 X, 96 pages, Published by Countryside Books, in 1997, 20 Pub Walks on the Canal. Order now from Amazon.

Canal Walks, Volume 2: Midlands by Dennis Needham, ISBN: 1 85284 225 3, 160 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1997, Pocket size paperback containing 30 walks with photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Canal Walks, Volume 3: South by Dennis Needham, ISBN: 1 85284 227 X, 160 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1997, Pocket size paperback containing 30 walks with photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Canal Walks, Volume 1: North by Dennis Needham, ISBN: 1 85284 148 6, 168 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1994, Pocket size paperback containing many walks with photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Walking Britain's Rivers and Canals by Various, ISBN: 0 00 218753 1, 192 pages, Published by Collins Willow, in 1997, A4 hardback with good colour photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Waterside Walks by Various, ISBN: 1 870002 01 6, 160 pages, Published by Waterways World Ltd, in 1998, A compilation of some of the Waterside Walks previously published in Waterways World.. Order now from Amazon.

Walking the Canals of the West Midlands by Michael R Kettle, ISBN: 0 907 616 47X, 96 pages, Published by Abel Publishing, in 1999, Walking guide to parts of the Worcester & Birmingham, Stourbridge and Staffordshire and Worcestershire canals.. Order now from Amazon.

Canal Walks of England and Wales by Ray Quinlan, ISBN: 0 9057 7814 6, 550 pages, Published by Wrens Park Publishing, in 1998, Covers the whole country with a range of walks.. Order now from Amazon.

Lancaster Canal Walks by Mary Welsh, ISBN: 1 8528 4138 9, 128 pages, Published by Cicerone Press, in 1993, Illustrated walking guide to the canal.. Order now from Amazon.

Thames Valley Illustrated Walk by Trevor Yorke, ISBN: 1 85306 661 3, 96 pages, Published by Countryside Books, in 2001, Towpath walks with maps and line drawings.. Order now from Amazon.

A Towpath Walk in Oxford by Mark Davies and Catherine Robinson, ISBN: 0 9535593 1 9, 112 pages, Published by Oxford Towpath Press, in 2001, An illustrated guide to the Oxford Canal and the River Thames within the Oxford area.. Order now from Amazon.

A Walker's Guide to the Cromford Canal by Mike Harrison and Val Roberts, ISBN: 0 9544482 0 0, 36 pages, Published by The Friends of the Cromford Canal, in 2003, Illustrated with photographs and a map.. Order now from Amazon.

Waterside Walks in Buckinghamshire by Nick Corble, ISBN: 1 85306 856 X, 96 pages, Published by Countryside Books, in 2004, Twenty circular walks some of which include the Grand Union Canal and its branches and the River Thames. Includes maps and photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

Walking London's Docks, Rivers & Canals by Gilly Cameron-Cooper, ISBN: 1 84330 902 5, 184 pages, Published by New Holland, in 2005, A good guide to the capital's waterside walks with map and illustrations.. Order now from Amazon.

Short Circular Walks on the River Stort Navigation by John Merrill, ISBN: 978-0-9553691-2-4, 100 pages, Published by Published by the author, in 2006, A5 ring bound walking guide for walks varying from two to eight hours..

Cotswold Canals by David Jowett and Richard Attwood, ISBN: 978-0-9561743-0-7, Published by Cotswold Canals Trust, in 2009, A walker's guide to the Cotswold Canals from the Severn through the Stroudwater and Thames & Severn canals to the River Thames.. Order now from Amazon.

50 Walks Waterside by Various, ISBN: 978 07495 5551 1, 160 pages, Published by AA Publishing, in 2008, Walks by coastal and inland waters including some navigable inland waterways.. Order now from Amazon.

Huddersfield Narrow Canal: A Towpath Guide by Bob Gough, ISBN: 978-0-9514270-1-9, Published by Huddersfield Canal Society, in 2008, A detailed waking guide to the canal illustrated with colour photos.. Order now from Amazon.

The Wey-South Path by Lyn Nash, Edition: Fifth, ISBN: 978-0-953-1911-1-6, Published by W&A Enterpises Ltd, in 2009, A walker's guide and history of the Wey & Arun Canal. With colour photgraphs and maps.. Order now from Amazon.

Weekend Walks by Philllippa Greenwood and Martine O'Callaghan, ISBN: 978-0-9560699-1-7, Published by Coolcanalguides, in 2010, Twenty waterway walks from around the UK.. Order now from Amazon.

Queen of Waters: A Journey Along the Kennet & Avon Canal by Kirsten Elliott, ISBN: 978-0-9560989-2-4, Published by Akerman Press, in 2011, A detailed guide to the canal with over 500 excellent photographs.. Order now from Amazon.

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