Services Directory Video

A map of the River Thames

The map displays a range of services available on the River Thames. Simply click the box next to any service being displayed in the Map Key on the left of your screen.


to see the complete range of services available on the canal.

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Winding Holes
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A brief history of the River Thames

Canal Details
Canal length : 150.6 miles
Locks : 45

The River Thames runs for 215 miles from it's source at Thames Head in Gloucestershire to the Thames Estuary where it flows into the North Sea. The river is tidal as far as Tedington Lock. There are a total of 45 locks on the upper reaches of the Thames.

2 canals flow into the River Thames. The Kennet and Avon canal connected Bristol and Bath to London and the Oxford canal connected the Midlands to London via Oxford.

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