Cruising Route


Canal Boat Holidays
Saddington or Welford & Return.

Start From Union Wharf Marina

From Union Wharf Marina
Cruising days : 4/5
Cruising hours : 27
Locks : 46

This delightful short cruise includes the famous Foxton locks, a flight of 10 locks in a staircase, and two tunnels and is very rural, passing through just small villages as it passes through the beautiful Leicestershire countryside.

This cruise can be shortened to 3 nights if you turn around just before the Saddington Tunnel,

Total Distance:  28 miles
Total Locks:  22 (inc Foxton locks 2 x10)
Cruising Hours:  17 hours


Saddington or Welford and return canal boat holidays cruising route

Useful Information

Foxton Locks

Tourist information

Wicksteed Park is situated in 147 acres of landscaped English countryside and offers the elements of a country and theme park in one

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