We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Tiverton Canal Co

Tiverton Canal Co

  • Water point(s)

  • Pump-out

  • Toilets

  • Car park

  • Professional boat repairs & servicing

  • Boat craning / lift

  • Hard-standing

  • Boat-builders/fit-outs

  • Boat handling courses

  • Rowing boats for hire (daytime)

  • Canoes for hire

  • Motored boats for hire (daytime)

  • Boat trips - public

  • Boat trips - charter

  • Boat trips - education / community

  • School or community activities

  • Trading boat

  • Nature spots

  • Historic attractions

  • Parks and gardens


The Wharf
Canal Hill,
EX16 4HX

Access Information

The Grand Western Canal is a registered Country Park and Local Nature Reserve and due to its country Park status as to cater for disabilities. \ At the Tiverton basin (EX164HX) there are disabled toilets, wheelchair ramps, The ducks ditty cafe bar tables are cut out to support wheelchair access. \ The canal towpath is level and in excellent condition for the 11 miles with no locks or weirs. \ For anyone with a wheelchair that wishes to go on the horse-drawn barge we ask to contact us beforehand on 01884253345 for arrangements.
  • Path slope no steeper than 1 in 10
  • Paths wider than 1 metre
  • No steps or barriers
  • Intact compact path surfaces with only slight irregularities, neat edges, drains immediately