A map of the Coventry Canal
The map displays a range of services available on the Coventry Canal. Simply click the box next to any service being displayed in the Map Key on the left of your screen.
A brief history of the Coventry Canal
Canal DetailsThe Coventry Canal Company was formed in 1768. The construction took just over 20 years and the complete line finally opened in 1790. The canal was profitable, shipping coal north via the Trent & Mersey Canal and south via the Oxford Canal. In fact, commercial traffic continued to flow north of Nuneation until 1960.
|Canal length :||37.8 miles|
|Boat Length :||75ft|
|Height :||7ft 4ins|
|Width :||7ft 5ins|
|Draught :||4ft 11ins|
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