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Leighton Buzzard To Northampton

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 68.005 miles, 58 locks, 0 movable bridges and 2 tunnels. Which will take 4 days, 6 hours and 41 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Leighton Buzzard To Northampton route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

The Iron Trunk Aquaduct
The Canal Museum
Stoke Hammond Lock No23
Grand Union Canal
Milton Keynes Museum Trust
Ouse Valley Park
Waterhall Park
Great Union Canal Bridge 71B
Soulbury Middle Lock No25
Bridge 108
Bridge 114
Soulbury Top Lock No26
Great Linford Manor Park
Hunsbury Hill Country Park
Leighton Lock No27
Fenny Stratford Lock No22
Floodplain Forest Nature Reserve
The Secret Garden
West Lodge
Blisworth Marina

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

Cafe the Vibes
The Black Horse
Cafe Olé
The Boat Inn
The Barley Mow
The Cross Keys
Antep Kitchen
The Bottle Neck Blues Bar
The Malt Shovel Tavern
The Pomfret Arms
Ye Olde Swan
Akasaka Japanese Restaurant
Aladdin Balti Hut
The Globe Inn
The Giggling Sausage
The Inn on the Lake
Nags Head
Akbor Tandoori Indian Takeaway

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Further reading and learning about the Leighton Buzzard To Northampton route


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

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