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WEEDON
SLOUGH ARM
VISIT WARWICK CASTLE
LINSLADE
AYLESBURY ARM
CRUISING HOLIDAYS
NAPTON CANAL
GAYTON JUNCTION
SECTION
FEATURE
HEART
CAPITAL
RESTAURANTS
WATER
JOURNEY
ROUTES
ROUTE
STARTING
CLOSE
WILDLIFE
FAME
SITE
TRIP
LINE
MILE
DESCENDING
NORTH
CRUISE
CANALS
COVENTRY CANAL
OXFORD CANAL
SEVERAL BRANCHES
STRATFORD
DAVENTRY
WEST
WEST COAST MAIN LINE
ENGLAND
MILTON KEYNES
FAVOURITE DESTINATION
JANUARY 1929
BRAUNSTON TUNNEL
LEAMINGTON
NAPTON
GRAND JUNCTION CANAL
PADDINGTON ARM
COMPANY
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Definitions

  1. The Grand Union Canal was once one of the busiest in the country as the main line from London to the Midlands.
  2. The Grand Union Canal is a canal in England and part of the British canal system. (Web site)
  3. The Grand Union Canal was then a recent development (its formation by merger was in 1929) and the line to Birmingham was being modernised with locks widened. (Web site)
  4. The (present) Grand Union Canal was formed in 1929 from the amalgamation of several different canals.
  5. The Grand Union Canal is a few minutes walk away and also quite close is the town of St. Albans, for those who prefer culture to exercise.

Weedon

  1. If you are on a midweek break you could plan to go on to Weedon on the Grand Union Canal or up the Napton Locks to Fenny Compton on the Oxford Canal. (Web site)

Slough Arm

  1. Among those missing are the act authorising construction of the Slough Arm, and acts in 1928 authorising the formation of the Grand Union Canal. (Web site)

Visit Warwick Castle

  1. The Warwick Ring Map After Braunston continue along the Grand Union Canal towards Warwick where a stop is essential to visit Warwick castle.

Linslade

  1. Linslade and Leighton Buzzard are both market rowns which sit on either side of the Grand Union Canal. (Web site)
  2. Based in Linslade on the beautiful Grand Union canal in the picturesque Ouzel valley we operate 4 to 8 berth self driving luxury narrow boats.

Aylesbury Arm

  1. This scene on the Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal illustrates the importance of picking the right position to take a shot.

Cruising Holidays

  1. Kate Boats narrowboat hire fleet offer cruising holidays on the Grand Union Canal, from bases at Warwick and Stockton.

Napton Canal

  1. Long Itchington is on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal), 4.31 miles and 13 locks to the northwest.

Gayton Junction

  1. Our first canal cruise for 6 years found us hiring from Sovereign Narrowboats at Pitstone Wharf for a local trip on the Grand Union canal to Gayton Junction.

Section

  1. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Grand Union Canal. (Web site)

Feature

  1. The Grand Union canal will be a feature, with three cruises covering stretches of the famous canal between Warwick and London.

Heart

  1. The Grand Union Canal runs for 147 miles from Paddington right into the heart of Birmingham. (Web site)

Capital

  1. The towpaths in North London along the Grand Union Canal and Regent's Canal are the closest thing to a truly traffic-free cycle path in the capital. (Web site)

Restaurants

  1. Cowley Lock on the Grand Union Canal is a prime conservation area and home to several waterside pubs and restaurants.

Water

  1. The opening of the Paddington Branch of the Grand Union Canal increased the need for water.

Journey

  1. Leighton Buzzard marks the most southerly point of our journey; from now on we'll be traveling back up the Grand Union canal. (Web site)

Routes

  1. From here, there are two routes, both part of the Grand Union Canal. (Web site)

Route

  1. This tunnel is 2042 yards long, and was opened in 1796 to create a route through the low hills which separate the main Grand Union Canal from Braunston. (Web site)

Starting

  1. Starting in the Rugby area it is a short trip through farmland to the Grand Union Canal at Braunston. (Web site)
  2. Starting at Braunston in the north head down the wide Grand Union Canal to Stoke Bruerne and its Waterways Museum. (Web site)

Close

  1. The restored Saltisford Canal Arm is close to the centre of Warwick, and is now a short branch of the Grand Union Canal. (Web site)
  2. Picked up some water and turned onto the Northampton Arm of the Grand Union Canal, and moored close to the top lock of the Rothersthorpe Flight of 17 locks.

Wildlife

  1. The Grand Union canal boasts an extraordinary variety of wildlife, from feeding herons, and hunting owls, to water voles. (Web site)

Fame

  1. Braunston's main claim to fame is its canal junction between the Oxford Canal and the Grand Union Canal.

Site

  1. Willowtree Marina is on the site of Willowtree Wharf, one of many once found along the Paddington Branch of the Grand Union Canal.
  2. The Grand Union Canal is a feature of the site.
  3. Three miles (5 km) from Norwood on this long level is Bulls Bridge[ 3] Junction, once the site of the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company 's main dockyard.

Trip

  1. Passing through some of England's most beautiful scenery and vibrant cities, the Grand Union Canal guarantees a trip you won't forget.
  2. You can visit Warwick castle easily on the Grand Union canal, but wouldn't see another castle for the rest of your trip.

Line

  1. The route then turns right onto the line of the Warwick and Birmingham Canal, later forming part of the Grand Union Canal. (Web site)

Mile

  1. Our boatyard is situated on the Grand Union canal at Warwick about half a mile from the town center and is easily accessible by road and rail. (Web site)

Descending

  1. Then on to the Leicester arm of the Grand Union Canal and descending through Foxton Locks to Market Harborough, site of IWA's first National Rally in 1950. (Web site)
  2. This was the day that No Problem and Moore2Life were descending the Rothersthorpe flight from the Grand Union Canal to the River Nene.

North

  1. From Braunston in the north the wide Grand Union Canal passes through Weedon village, noted for its antique shops, and on to Gayton junction. (Web site)

Cruise

  1. Take the north Oxford Canal from Rugby and join the Grand Union Canal to cruise into Warwick. (Web site)
  2. You can cruise along the Grand Union Canal in splendid tranquillity on one of the trip boats operating at Stoke Bruerne.

Canals

  1. Relatively few canals were built in southern England or London, (the Grand Union Canal being an exception).
  2. The Grand Union Canal connects almost all major canals in the British capital.

Coventry Canal

  1. They were installed on the Grand Union Canal and the Coventry Canal, amongst others.

Oxford Canal

  1. Head in a north easterly direction along the Oxford Canal for just under half a mile until it joins the Grand Union Canal at this point turn left. (Web site)
  2. Treat the family and yourself to a short cruise along the Oxford Canal and even onto the Grand Union canal.
  3. If you have longer to spare then you can cruise the Oxford Canal, Grand Union Canal and Thames Ring.

Several Branches

  1. The Grand Union Canal has several branches, usually termed ' arms '.
  2. The Grand Union Canal has several branches, usually termed 'arms'. (Web site)

Stratford

  1. This was linked to the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal by Kings Norton Junction, allowing access to Stratford and more significantly the Grand Union Canal.

Daventry

  1. A branch from the Grand Union Canal to Daventry was proposed but was never built.

West

  1. The Aylesbury Arm swings off to the west, but the main Grand Union canal now turns north east past Pitstone Wharf, the home of Grebe Canal Cruisers. (Web site)

West Coast Main Line

  1. The road heads west to Weedon Bec, where it crosses the West Coast Main Line and Grand Union Canal, then meets the A5 at traffic lights.

England

  1. A grand test for runners by Birmingham Mail (England) The Grand Union Canal is the main inland waterway in the capital.
  2. The Grand Union Canal Carrying Company was a freight carrying transport service in England from 1934 to 1948.

Milton Keynes

  1. The two destinations are separated by the 'new town' of Milton Keynes, where the Grand Union Canal forms the centre piece of the linear park.

Favourite Destination

  1. The village's claim to fame is its situation on the Grand Union Canal and thus it is a favourite destination for gongoozlers.

January 1929

  1. The (present) Grand Union Canal came into being on 1 January 1929, extended in 1932. (Web site)

Braunston Tunnel

  1. From the marina, six locks carry the Grand Union Canal up to Braunston Tunnel, some 2,049 yards (1,874 m) long. (Web site)

Leamington

  1. All of the Grand Union Canal and Oxford Canal stretches are open, as are the majority of towpaths in the Leamington and Warwick area.

Napton

  1. The windmill at Napton, where the Oxford Canal leaves the Grand Union Canal and winds southward marked the site of a once booming industry.

Grand Junction Canal

  1. In 1929 the Regents Canal bought the Grand Junction Canal and a new company the Grand Union Canal was established. (Web site)

Paddington Arm

  1. On the west side of the station is Eastbourne Terrace, while the east side is bounded by the Paddington arm of the Grand Union Canal.
  2. On leaving our mooring at Little Venice, we wind our way along the Paddington arm of the Grand Union canal - a great way to see the suburbs of West London. (Web site)
  3. The Paddington Arm finishes it's journey from West London at Bull's Bridge Junction where it connects up with the Grand Union Canal. (Web site)

Company

  1. In the 1930's the new company, now called the Grand Union Canal Company, worked hard to modernise both the canal and the boats operating on it. (Web site)
  2. The Regent's Canal was never very successful and merged with the Grand Junction and other companies in 1929 to form the Grand Union Canal Company.
  3. In 1929, the Regent's Canal acquired the assets of the Grand Junction Canal and, as a result, the Grand Union Canal Company was formed.

Categories

  1. Capitals > London > River Thames > Oxford Canal
  2. Braunston
  3. Countries > United Kingdom > England > Warwick
  4. Brentford
  5. Countries > United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire

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