4 Night Break Routes

Rose Narrowboats Collage

4 Night Break Routes

Short Break Map

These are a short description for each route.

Should you require a more in depth description then please click on the title for each route.

Friday to Monday is a 3 Night Break

Monday to Friday is a 4 Night Break

All routes start from our base on the Northern section of the Oxford Canal between Rugby and Coventry. See our map

Newbold Tunnel

South to Fenny Compton – 4 Night Break

This journey south from Rose Narrowboats will take you about 25 hours in total (there and back) covering a distance of 64 miles on the Oxford Canal taking in 24 locks (12 there and 12 back).

Hillmorton Locks

South to Weedon – 4 Night Break

A total of 50 miles there and back you will travel on the Oxford and Grand Union Canals to Weedon with 2 tunnels and 32 locks (16 there and 16 back) taking 22 hours altogether.

Cattle on the canalside

South to Crick – 4 Night Break

On the Oxford canal to Braunston followed by the Grand Union Canal including part of the Leicester section will take about 21 hours (there and back) to cover the 46 miles navigating 32 locks (16 there and 16 back) as you journey to Crick.

Northern Oxford Canal

North to Snarestone – 4 Night Break

Going North on the Oxford canal then onto the Coventry canal before eventually joining the Ashby canal for a 63.5 mile route. This will take about 21 hours but only 2 locks (one each way).

Foot Bridge at Hawkesbury

North to Alvecote – 4 Night Break

North on the Oxford canal changing to the Coventry canal at Hawkesbury junction gives you 21 hours of cruising with 2 locks (one each way) covering the 52.5 miles.