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Waterways: Tourism

Volume 700: debated on Wednesday 23 April 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Which canals in England are presently used only for tourism. [HL2966]

Canals in England are used for a broad range of activities, ranging from tourism to freight and water supply. The majority are, however, used predominantly for leisure and tourist activities such as boating, walking, cycling and angling and make an important contribution to tourism in England.