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Hawkesbury Junction

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Brinklow Arm Bridge (Abandoned Arm)

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Bridge Number 13

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Braunston to Hawkesbury Junction

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 45.265 miles, 4 locks, 2 movable bridges and 3 tunnels. Which will take 2 days, 5 hours and 4 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Braunston to Hawkesbury Junction route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

Oxford Canal
Sutton Stop, Hawkesbury
Hillmorton Locks
Hillmorton Middle Lock
Braunston Visitor Moorings. North Oxford Canal
Tarry's Bridge No. 74
Clifton Wharf
Swift Valley Nature Reserve
The Hair Barn
Braunston Turn
Braunston Marina
Newbold Quarry Park
D O Nichols
Oxford Canal Footpath
Barby Mill Pond
Hillmorton Wharf
Peter Nicholls Steel Boats
Rugby Wharf
Baltic a bobbin

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

The Gongoozler's rest
The Greyhound Inn
The Old Crown
The Boat Inn
Ansty Club
Barley Mow
The Bell and Barge, Harvester
Boat House
Rose & Castle
The Canal Lounge at Bridge 66
Prim and Proper
Steam Turbine
Barby Sporting Tennis Club
M&S Café
The Old Plough
The Old Plough

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Further reading and learning about the Braunston to Hawkesbury Junction route


Related Nicholson Guide:
Birmingham & the Heart of England - Nicholson Guide No 3


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

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