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Stone to Loughborough

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 120.873 miles, 74 locks, 2 movable bridges and 0 tunnels. Which will take 8 days, 4 hours and 10 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Stone to Loughborough route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

Bridge 5, River Trent
Scotch Bridge
The River Trent
Canalside Alrewas
The Wolseley Centre
Mercia Marina
Hunts Lock
Pheonix Marine Services
Bridge 70
Bridge 70 Over Canal
Colwich Lock
Bridge 68
Claymills Pumping Engines Trust
Claymills Victorian Pumping Station
Essex Bridge, Staffordshire
Anglo Welsh Great Haywood
Branston Water Park
Branston Water Park Visitor Centre
Bridge 94
Kings Bromley Marina

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

Swan Inn
The Plum Pudding
The Wolseley Centre
The Malt Shovel
Saracens Head
The Swan Inn
The Red Carpet
Crown Wharf
The Dragon
The Otter
Aston Marina
Clifford Arms
Oatcakes & Milkshakes
Weston Hall
Lotus Indian Kitchen
The Plough
The Plough Inn
The Royal Exchange
The Trent Lock

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Further reading and learning about the Stone to Loughborough 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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