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Leighton Buzzard To Snareston

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 185.892 miles, 60 locks and 9 tunnels. Which will take 11 days, 3 hours and 46 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Leighton Buzzard To Snareston route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

The Iron Trunk Aquaduct
The Canal Museum
Gnomes Bridge
Triumph Factory Visitor Experience
Stoke Hammond Lock No23
Whilton Locks
Battle of Bosworth Field
Grand Union Canal Flore
Grand Union Canal
Grand Union Canal
Milton Keynes Museum Trust
Oxford Canal
Sutton Stop, Hawkesbury
Ouse Valley Park
Shackerstone Railway Society
Hillmorton Locks
Hillmorton Middle Lock
Waterhall Park
Braunston Visitor Moorings. North Oxford Canal
Great Union Canal Bridge 71B

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

The Gongoozler's rest
The New Inn
Cafe the Vibes
The Admiral Nelson
The Greyhound Inn
The Black Horse
Cafe Olé
The Boat Inn
The Barley Mow
The Cross Keys
Antep Kitchen
Sutton Wharf
The Old Crown
The Bottle Neck Blues Bar
Lime Kilns
Whilton Marina
Ye Olde Swan
The Boat Inn

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Further reading and learning about the Leighton Buzzard To Snareston route


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


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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