the widest selection of canal books, maps and guides
needlework kits and crafts
Opening hours March Tuesday to Sunday (closed Monday) 10.00 to 4.00 April to late October Seven days a week, 9.00 to 5.00 Late October to Christmas Tuesday to Sunday (closed Monday) 10.00 to 4.00 Site updated 15 June 2020
We specialise in gifts and books for canal and boating enthusiasts, occasional canal
users, and those who enjoy being by the canal.
Painted canal ware (Roses & Castles) - by local artist Jane Marshall
“Naked” (unpainted) Buckby cans, horse nose bowls, and hand bowls (subject to availability)
Brass plaques of local canals
Brasso - big tins
Windlasses, mooring chains and ropes, anti-vandal keys etc.
Canal tea towels
Mugs, coasters, teapot stands
Lots of exclusive Audlem gifts - mugs, coasters, Wentworth wooden jigsaws, fridge
magnets, jams and marmalades, fudge, shortbread etc.
Paintings of canal scenes
Original watercolours by local artist Sheila M Webster, and paintings by other artists.
Prints of canal scenes
Canal and waterway books
We have the widest selection of canal guides and books anywhere.
We normally have over 450 titles available, including many out of print books, some
reduced in price. There are also many shelves of secondhand canal books, including
some rare titles. Please ring us for that elusive book!
Most books are available through our website -Canal Book Shop