Peak Forest Canal

Peak Forest Canal
Navigation Information
  • Length: 15 miles
  • Locks: 16

  • Maximum Vessel Length: 72ft (21.95m)
  • Maximum Vessel Width/Beam: 7ft (2.13m)
  • Maximum Vessel Headroom: 6ft (1.83m)
  • Maximum Vessel Draught: 4ft (1.22m)

NB: Maximum dimensions given above are for ‘end-to-end’ navigation.
Different dimensions may be accommodated on certain stretches


Primary Authority

Canal & River Trust
General (Mon - Fri, 09.00 – 17.00)
Tel: 0303 040 4040
Online Contact Form
Emergency (24 Hr) - Tel: 0800 47 999 47


Additional Authority


Additional Notes


Pollution to the environment

Environment Agency
Tel: 0800 80 70 60

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