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Former Swing Bridge Site on the Welford Arm

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Braunston Locks
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Braunston to Welford

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 42.284 miles, 28 locks, 0 movable bridges and 4 tunnels. Which will take 3 days, 1 hour and 21 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Braunston to Welford route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

Crick Marina
Welford Wharf
Braunston Marina
Weltonfield Narrowboats
Roadchef Watford Gap Northbound
Long Buckby Lock No 7
Braunston Boats
Peter Nicholls Steel Boats
Drayton Reservoir
Broad Lane Caravans
Braunston Locks No 6-1
Home Farm Beef & Lamb
Braunston Village Hall
Watford Gap Locks
Mowsley Stables
Welton Haven Marina
Welford Pocket Park

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

The Gongoozler's rest
The New Inn
The Admiral Nelson
The Wharf Inn
Middlemore Farm
The Old Plough
The Wheatsheaf Inn
Braunston Fryer
Costa Coffee
Elsie's the Real Junk Food Pro
Fresh Food Café
LEON Watford Gap

*Canal side places powered by foursquare

Further reading and learning about the Braunston to Welford 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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