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Leicester Ring

14 - 17 nights

At the bottom of Foxton locks continue on through Saddington tunnel to the city of Leicester with its large shopping centre and covered market. Then on to Loughborough where the Great Central Railway Museum is just a short walk from the canal.

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The canal then joins the River Soar, which flows down to its junction with the River Trent just south of Nottingham. Up the River Trent for 2 miles and on to the Trent & Mersey Canal to Fradley Junction where you head south on to the Coventry and North Oxford Canals back to Braunston and the Grand Union Canal to Leighton Buzzard.

Hours cruising:
The Leicester Ring: 108 hrs*
239 miles, 92 wide locks, 44 narrow locks, 2 aqueducts, 6 tunnels.

*These are approximate hours and do not account for possible delays.

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