For Hire Companies, click here.

For Maps and background reading, click here.

For the C&RT map, click here. Please note that this only covers the section that they own, up to Kiveton Park.

To find distances, locks, bridges, winding holes etc. click here. This covers the River Trent to Retford. The other bits, including the unrestored and Derbyshire-owned sections, are only a further click away.

For a video about entering West Stockwith Lock from the River Trent, click here.

Diesel can only be obtained at West Stockwith. It is a good idea to ring ahead to make sure that it is available (07884 238780). If you are really struggling at the top end of the canal, you could try Central Garage at Kiveton Park which sells red diesel (01909 770555).

There are Water Points at West Stockwith, the Retford & Worksop Boat Club (Clayworth), the Hop Pole (Retford), Forest Middle Top Lock, Worksop Town Lock (red door; 25m below the lock), Shireoaks Marina and Tapton Lock.

Pump Outs are available at West Stockwith and Shireoaks Marina.

Cassettes can be emptied at the Retford & Worksop Boat Club (Clayworth), Worksop Town Lock (red door; 25m below the lock) and Tapton Lock.

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For Licences, click here.

For Moorings, click here.

For Slipways, click here.

For Stoppages, click here.

For Refreshment, click here.

For Attractions, click here.

For Shops, click here.

Entering the canal at West Stockwith.