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Boats moored on the ashby canal

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Near Bosworth Field

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Varnhams Bridge near Snarestone on the Ashby Canal

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Hawkesbury Junction
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Braunston to Snarestone

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 94.479 miles, 4 locks, 2 movable bridges and 5 tunnels. Which will take 5 days, 3 hours and 45 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Braunston to Snarestone route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

Triumph Factory Visitor Experience
Battle of Bosworth Field
Oxford Canal
Sutton Stop, Hawkesbury
Shackerstone Railway Society
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
Spinney Bank Farm
Western Lawns Fishery
Braunston Marina
B & M Wells
Bosworth Marina
Newbold Quarry Park
Wolvey Caravan & Camping Park

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

The Gongoozler's rest
The Greyhound Inn
Sutton Wharf
The Old Crown
Lime Kilns
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

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Further reading and learning about the Braunston to Snarestone 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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