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Braunston & Return.

Start From Gayton Marina

From Gayton Marina
Cruising days : 3
Cruising hours : 17 hours
Locks : 26

Cruise north along the Grand Union Canal through charming villages through the Braunston Tunnel to the historic wharf at Braunston.

Start From Union Wharf Marina

From Union Wharf Marina
Cruising days : 7
Cruising hours : 34 hours
Locks : 46

Cruise to Braunston,which is a must for Canal enthusiasts, with its hustle and bustle of canal traffic, boat builders and restorers.

A tranquil rural route through rolling Leicestershire and Northamptonshire countryside. The 4-lock staircase flight at the pretty village of Watford and the two 5-lock staircases at Foxton both have lock keepers to hand.

There is also a manually operated swing bridge at Foxton. This lovely rural route does not pass any towns, only very pretty country villages, and of course the Village Pubs!

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The Braunston & Return Canal Boat Holidays Route

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