Canal Holidays in the UK
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35 Narrowboats from 2 to 8 berth for Weekly and Short Break Canal Holidays
10 - 14 nights
After turning left at Braunston continue on to Napton Junction and turn right, back on to the Grand Union Canal. Cruise on through Royal Leamington Spa and on to Warwick and its famous castle.
Hours cruising each way to:
Warwick: 31 hrs*
60 miles, 50 locks, 2 aqueducts, 2 tunnels.
14 - 17 nights
After Braunston continue along the Grand Union Canal towards Warwick where a stop is essential to visit Warwick Castle. Up the flight of 21 locks at Hatton 'the stairway to heaven' (which has been completed in under two hours) and on towards Birmingham. This section through the Eastern end of the Birmingham canal navigation gives a fascinating insight into industrial architecture and the original function of the canal system. Under 'spaghetti junction' and after Birmingham you have the rural section which is lightly locked leading you North along the Birmingham and Fazeley canal to the Coventry canal at Fazeley junction. Then past Drayton Manor Park and Zoo and back to Braunston via the North Oxford canal.
The Warwick Ring: 95 hrs*
187 miles, 148 locks, 2 aqueducts, 6 tunnels.
* These are approximate hours and do not account for possible delays.