UK Canal Map
To find out more about the different holiday options available, please use our interactive UK Canal Map below.
Start Points – Click on any start location to view all of the ‘Local Routes’ available and to check the availability of the boats based there.
Attractions and Places of Interest – Use the Key to the left of the map to view our recommendations
The Drifters interactive map is a the perfect way to plan your ideal holiday. It shows all the important places of interest and local attractions as well as the hire bases and all the routes that you can undertake from each location. Zoom in for every last detail of information with Google’s latest satellite imagery. Castles, stately homes, museums and family attractions are all listed and links provided from the maps giving you all you need to know to plan you perfect break or holiday.
Drifters have over 40 hire bases (Starting locations) strategically located around the 2,500 mile canals and inland waterways network of England Scotland and Wales.
You can also search our availability by counties and areas. Simply go to the ‘Pick a Location‘ option and select the county or area you are interested in. Below we have shown which bases are covered by each of the selection options.
South Wales: Goytre Wharf.
Falkirk (Scotland): Falkirk
They also operate a number of boats available for hire by the day. Read all about them and check out all 17 locations on our Canal Boat Day Hire page.
This map of the canals of England , Scotland and Wales plus a wealth of other information is available in both German and Dutch at our overseas website Great British Boating.