Short Routes

Short Canal Boating Routes

There is a huge choice of canal boating routes for you to do. See the choice of routes below. You can of course plan your own route or ask the experienced staff at the marinas - they are always glad to give advice. There is no set schedule - It's entirely up to you .

 
Abingdon a pretty busy 18th century market town along the Thames from Caversham (4 days)
Alrewas from Sawley (4 days)
Aqueducts and Llangollen and return from Blackwater (3 days)
Aqueducts and return from Whitchurch (4 days)
Ashby canal from Coventry a lock free tranquil cruise (4 days)
Atherstone and return from Rugby (4 days)
Bath and return from Hilperton (3 days)
Battle of Bosworth battlefields from Coventry marina (3 days)
Berkshire countryside from Aldermaston (4 days)
Birmingham and return from Gailey (4 days)
Birmingham cruise from Alvechurch (3 days)
Birmingham mini ring from Alvechurch (4-7 days)
Black Country Museum and return from Gailey (4 days)
Black Country Museum from Alvechurch (4 days)
Blackburn and Riley Green from Reedley marina (4 days)
Braunston and return from Gayton (3 days)
Braunston from Coventry (4 days)
Brecon and return from Goytre through the Brecon Beacons (4 days)
Burnley from Skipton (3 days)
Burton on Trent and return from Sawley (3 days)
Cadburys World from Alvechurch (3 days)
Caen and return from Hilperton (3 days)
Chester and return from Nantwich (3 days)
Chester and return from Wrenbury 4 nights (4 days)
Chirk and return from Whitchurch (4 days)
Chirk and return from Whixall (3 days)
Coventry and return from Rugby (3 days)
Crick and return from Gayton (3 days)
Crick and return from Market Harborough (4 days)
Devizes and return from Hilperton (4 days)
Droitwich and return from Worcester (3 days)
Droitwich Ring from Stourport (4 days)
Edinburgh and return from Falkirk (4 days)
Ellesmere and return from Whitchurch (3 days)
Ellesmere and return from Wrenbury (4 days)
Ellesmere Port from Nantwich (4 days)
Ely from March through the Fens (4 days)
Evesham and return from Stratford upon Avon (3 days)
Fenny Stratford and return from Gayton (4 days)
Fotheringhay and Peterborough through the fens from March (4-7 days)
Gailey Staffordshire countryside (3 days)
Gargrave from Reedley Marina (3 days)
Glasgow and return from Falkirk (3 days)
Gnosall and return from Gailey (4 days)
Goring on the Thames from Caversham (3 days)
Great Haywood and return from Gailey (3 days)
Great Linford and return from Gayton (3 days)
Henley and return from Aldermaston (4 days)
Historic city of Windsor from Caversham along the River Thames (4-7 days)
Hungerford and return from Aldermaston (4 days)
Keighley and return from Skipton (4 days)
Kidderminster and return from Worcester (4 days)
Kintbury and return from Aldermaston (3-4 days)
Langley Mill and return from Sawley (3 days)
Lapworth Flight from Alvechurch (3 days)
Leicester and return from Foxton (4 days)
Leicester and return from Market Harborough (4-7 days)
Leicester from Sawley (4-7 days)
Leighton Buzzard and return from Gayton (4 days)
Llangollen and return from Whixall (4 days)
Llangollen and return from Whixall, cruise over the fantastic aqueducts (4-7 days)
Llangynidr and return from Goytre (3 days)
Lymm and return from Anderton (3 days)
Manchester and return from Anderton (3 days)
Market Harborough and Foxton Locks from Foxton (3-4 days)
Mid Worcestershire ring from Worcester (3 days)
Middlewich from Nantwich (3 days)
Milton Keynes and return from Gayton (3 days)
Nantwich and return from Anderton (4 days)
Nantwich and return from Whitchurch (4 days)
Nantwich and return from Wrenbury (3 days)
Napton and return from Gayton (4 days)
Napton and return from Rugby (3 days)
Newbury and return from Aldermaston (3 days)
Nottingham and return from Sawley (3 days)
Penkridge through the Staffordshire countryside from Stone (4 days)
Peterborough and Ferry Meadows Country Park through the fens from March (3 days)
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and return from Blackwater (3 days)
Pontcysyllte Whitchurch from Blackwater (4-7 days)
Reading and return from Aldermaston (3 days)
River Weaver from Anderton (3 days)
Rugby and return from Gayton (4 days)
Rugby from Coventry marina (3 days)
Runcorn from Anderton (3 days)
Saddington from Market Harborough (4-4 days)
Skipton and return (3 days)
Skipton and return from Reedley gateway to Yorkshire Dales (4 days)
Stoke Bruerne and return from Rugby (4 days)
Stoke on Trent and the Potteries from Stone (3 days)
Stoke Prior and return from Worcester (3 days)
Stourbridge's Industrial Heritage Glass making Quarter from Stourport (3 days)
Tamworth through the Atherstone Locks from Coventry (4 days)
Tewkesbury from Stourport on Severn (3-4 days)
Thames cruise to Marlow via Henley on Thames (3 days)
Timperley and return from Anderton (3 days)
Welford and return from Market Harborough (3 days)
Wheelock and return from Anderton (3 days)
Whitchurch and return from Blackwater (4-7 days)
Whitchurch and return from Nantwich (4 days)
Whitchurch and return from Wrenbury (3 days)
Wootton Wawen and England's longest aqueduct from Shakespeares birthplace (3 days)
Worcester and return from Alvechurch (4-7 days)
Worcester from Stourport on Severn (3 days)
Worcester to Stourport or Kidderminster (4 days)
Wrenbury and return from Whitchurch (3 days)
Wrenbury and return from Whixall (3-4 days)

 

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Short break Canal Boating Routes