Other WWW links:
A new site for the The Kennet and Avon Canal Trust (our near neighbours). ... and, of course, another near neighbour ...
A new site (June 2002) is one that deals with all the canals in theWessex Region
A new site for hiring narrowboats on the only part of the SCC that is open for craft is:Brassknocker trips
If you've read all the pages here you'll know that I'm interested in the caisson and balance locks so please investigate this link: Locks (An excellent source on the subject of locks generally).
The Great Western Canal
The Inland Waterway Association.
The National Waterways Museum
British Waterways: BW
Try: Blacksheep Gateway This is an excellent 'gateway' site on canals generally.
The Basingstoke Canal (1) (Walks on the towpath)
The Wilts and Berks Canal An excellent site on a near neighbour. The plan is to open 67 miles of canals, including the branches! They have a specific Bath-Bristol Officer. (The canal at its southern end joins the Kennet & Avon).
Dorset Railways. Many other hot-links to other sites.
The Norton Radstock Directory Midsomer Norton & Radstock Pages
New (June 2001) , is a site dealing with ANY-Village.co.uk - Somerset Somerset Villages.
The Fussels Site for news about the Dorset and Somerset Canal and the Balance Lock site and dig (Private Proerty!)
NEW! Kennet & Avon Rural Transport Partnership -looks good.
The best preserved caisson site on the Great Western Canal is at Nynehead (with a drop of 24 feet).
There's an excellent animation at: http://nynehead.org/canal/lift_animation.html, (Warning...loud noise at the start!)