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Shakespears Birthplace


Hatton Locks


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Braunston to Stratford on Avon

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 80.319 miles, 164 locks, 0 movable bridges and 2 tunnels. Which will take 9 days, 1 hour and 34 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Braunston to Stratford on Avon route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

Lock 46, Hatton Locks. Grand Union Canal
Wootton Warren Aqueduct
Shakespeare's Birthplace
Grand Union Canal
Royal Shakespeare Company Tower
Jephson Gardens
The MAD Museum
Victoria Park Tennis Courts
Victoria Park
Victoria Park
Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guild Hall
The Shakespeare Countryside Museum
Mary Arden's House and Shakespeare Countryside Museum
Lapworth Canal towpath
Magic Museum
Braunston Visitor Moorings. North Oxford Canal
Royal Pump Room Gardens
Lapworth Bottom Lock No. 27
The View

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

Hatton Locks Cafe
The Gongoozler's rest
Hatton Locks Cafe
Boat Inn Birdingbury Wharf
The Two Boats Inn
Miller & Carter
Cape of Good Hope
The Blue Lias
Tom O the Wood
Fleur de Lys
Loxleys Restaurant & Wine Bar
The Boat Inn
The Encore
Hooray's British Gelato Kitchen
The Fourteas
Petes Plaice
Dirty Duck
The View
Old Thatch Tavern

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Further reading and learning about the Braunston to Stratford on Avon 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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