3 Night Break Routes

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2 or 3 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

(although you can come back on the Sunday evening if required)

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

Bridge 34 Oxford Canal

South to Braunston & Napton – 2 or 3 Night Break

Going 31 miles (there and back), this route takes you south along the Oxford Canal and just onto the Grand Union Canal turning around at Braunston. It will take about 12 hours including going through 6 locks (3 there and 3 back) for the full journey. If you have time you can extend this cruise by an extra 4 hours with no extra locks by going onto Napton.

Bridge 27 Oxford Canal

North to Sutton Cheney – 2 or 3 Night Break

Going north on the Oxford Canal followed by the Coventry Canal and onto the Ashby Canal can be done in about 13 hours as you cover the 37.5 miles of canal but only going through 2 locks, 1 each way which makes this a very easy route.

Old Pump House Hawkesbury

North to Atherstone – 2 or 3 Night Break

37.5 miles of Oxford and Coventry canal giving about 12 hours cruising time with only 2 locks (one each way).