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Braunston to Leighton Buzzard

Please note that these route pages are a work in progress. The figures below indicate route length; however, not all locks and bridges are included currently, so the time required may be underestimated.

Departure Point:  
Cruising Hours: This route consists of 87.737 miles, 52 locks, 0 movable bridges and 4 tunnels. Which will take 5 days, 4 hours and 59 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Braunston to Leighton Buzzard route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

The Canal Museum
Gnomes Bridge
Stoke Hammond Lock No23
Whilton Locks
Grand Union Canal Flore
Grand Union Canal
Grand Union Canal
Milton Keynes Museum Trust
Ouse Valley Park
Waterhall Park
Great Union Canal Bridge 71B
Soulbury Middle Lock No25
Bridge 108
Soulbury Top Lock No26
Long Buckby Lock No 12
Great Linford Manor Park
Wilton Marina
Whilton Marina
Fenny Stratford Lock No22
Floodplain Forest Nature Reserve

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

The Gongoozler's rest
The New Inn
The Admiral Nelson
The Black Horse
Cafe Olé
The Boat Inn
The Barley Mow
The Cross Keys
Antep Kitchen
Murati's
Whilton Marina
Ye Olde Swan
Namji
Akasaka Japanese Restaurant
Brinjol
The Inn on the Lake
Nags Head
Cafe Balti
Narrow Boat Inn
Middlemore Farm

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Further reading and learning about the Braunston to Leighton Buzzard route

Guides

Related Nicholson Guide:
Grand Union, Oxford & the South East - Nicholson Guide No 1

Videos

Useful youtube videos covering some or all of this route.

Please note: These are independent youtube video, and not affiliated with or endorsing our business Roam&Roost Canal Boat Holidays

Hire Boats for the Braunston to Leighton Buzzard route.

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