Varied routes suitable for everyone

Below is a snapshot of all the routes available from all of our day boat start locations.

Routes vary with some having locks and some being completely lock free. There are pubs and picnic spots, as well as tunnels and aqueducts.

All of the routes available are designed to allow you to relax and take it easy, making for a leisurely cruise embracing the slower pace of life on our beautiful canals.

Varied routes suitable for everyone

Below is a snapshot of all the routes available from all of our day boat start locations.

Routes vary with some having locks and some being completely lock free. There are pubs and picnic spots, as well as tunnels and aqueducts.

All of the routes available are designed to allow you to relax and take it easy, making for a leisurely cruise embracing the slower pace of life on our beautiful canals.

ENGLAND

Aldermaston Wharf Berkshire

Theale & Return – 4 Locks in total and 4 – 6 hours cruising time
Thatcham & Return – 5 Locks in total and 6 hours cruising time

Alvechurch Marina Worcestershire

Hopwood & Return – 0 Locks in total and 4 – 5 hours cruising time
Tardebigge & Return – 0 Locks in total and 2 – 3 hours cruising time

Anderton Marina Cheshire

Dutton Stop Lock & Return – 0 Locks in total and 6 hours cruising time
Middlewich & Return – 0 Locks in total and 6 hours cruising time

Blackwater Meadow Marina Shropshire

Prees & Return – 0 Locks in total and 6 hours cruising time
Oswestry & Return – 0 Locks in total and 5 hours cruising time

Farncombe Boat House Surrey

Guildford & Return – 6 Locks in total and 6.5 hours cruising time

Gayton Marina Northamptonshire

Weedon & Return – 0 Locks in total and 5 hours cruising time
Blisworth & Return – 0 Locks in total and 5 hours cruising time

Hilperton Marina Wiltshire

Avoncliffe & Return – 1 Locks in total and 3 – 6 hours cruising time
Semington & Return – 5 Locks in total and 6 hours cruising time

March Wharf Cambridgeshire

Cambridge & Return – 0 Locks in total and 6.5 hours cruising time
Whittlesey & Return – 0 Locks in total and 5 hours cruising time

Union Wharf Marina Leicestershire

Foxton Locks & Return – 0 Locks in total and 4 hours cruising time

Whitchurch Marina Shropshire

Bettisfield & Return – 0 Locks in total and 6 – 8 hours cruising time

WALES

Goytre Wharf South Wales

Mamhilad & Return – 0 Locks in total and 4 hours cruising time
Llanfoist & Return – 0 Locks in total and 6 hours cruising time