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Leighton Buzzard To Oxford

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.

Departure Point:  
Cruising Hours: This route consists of 200.59 miles, 128 locks and 4 tunnels. Which will take 15 days, 0 hours and 3 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Leighton Buzzard To Oxford route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

The Iron Trunk Aquaduct
The Canal Museum
Gnomes Bridge
Stoke Hammond Lock No23
Whilton Locks
Grand Union Canal Flore
Grand Union Canal
Grand Union Canal
Milton Keynes Museum Trust
Banbury Museum
Ouse Valley Park
Roundham Lock
Banbury Lock No. 29
Frenchay Road Bridge
Somerton Deep Lock 34
Waterhall Park
Braunston Visitor Moorings. North Oxford Canal
Great Union Canal Bridge 71B
Bridge 114
Soulbury Top Lock No26

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

The Wharf Inn
The Gongoozler's rest
The New Inn
Cafe the Vibes
The Admiral Nelson
The Black Horse
Cafe Olé
The Boat Inn
The Folly
Pizza Calzone
The Barley Mow
The Great Western Arms
The Cross Keys
Antep Kitchen
Bangkok House
The Bottle Neck Blues Bar
Ye Olde Reine Deer Inn
The Gardeners Arms
The Victoria

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Further reading and learning about the Leighton Buzzard To Oxford route


Related Nicholson Guide:
Grand Union, Oxford & the South East - Nicholson Guide No 1


Useful youtube videos covering some or all of this route.

Please note: These are independent youtube video, and not affiliated with or endorsing our business Roam&Roost Canal Boat Holidays

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