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Leicester Ring Canal Boat Holidays

A guide to the Leicester Ring and narrowboat hire on the Leicester Ring

Please note that these route pages are a work in progress. The figures below indicate route length; however, not all locks and bridges are included currently, so the time required may be underestimated.

The Leicester Ring itself:  
Cruising Hours: This route consists of 153.581 miles, 99 locks, 3 movable bridges and 5 tunnels. Which will take 11 days, 1 hour and 51 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Departure Point: Braunston, Northamptonshire  
Cruising Hours: This route consists of 153.581 miles, 99 locks, 3 movable bridges and 5 tunnels. Which will take 11 days, 1 hour and 51 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Departure Point: Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire  
Cruising Hours: This route consists of 236.89 miles, 139 locks, 3 movable bridges and 7 tunnels. Which will take 16 days, 2 hours and 29 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.