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Stratford-upon-Avon Canal Guide.

Stratford-upon-Avon Canal Society.

Stratford-upon-Avon Canal Guide.

by Stratford-upon-Avon Canal Society.

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Published by Stratford-upon-Avon Canal Society in Stratford-upon-Avon .
Written in English


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First published 1969.

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Open LibraryOL14825244M

The author of some of the most quoted lines ever written in the English language, William Shakespeare was born in Stratford in and died here in Experiences linked to his life in this unmistakably Tudor town range from the touristy (medieval recreations and Bard-themed tearooms) to the.   Stratford-upon-Avon Canal on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Stratford-upon-Avon Canal.

The Warwickshire River Avon is navigable for about 45 miles, from Tewkesbury to just above Stratford-upon-Avon. The River Avon meanders much more than the Severn, through beautiful watermeadows above Tewkesbury, famous for it's abbey and fine buildings, and winds on amidst willow trees through the Vale of Evesham to Stratford-upon-Avon. The people who know the most about the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal are the boaters themselves. We are hoping that, with your help, we can make the UK Waterways Guide the most comprehensive and up to date source of information for the UK's canals and rivers.

Stratford-upon-Avon is most famous for being the birthplace of Shakespeare. Perhaps book tickets for a production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre or the Swan Theatre, both of which are on the banks of the River Avon. There are open-top coach tours of notable places, such as Hall's Croft, Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Shakespeare's Birthplace. Alvechurch to Stratford-upon-Avon – through Wast Hills Tunnel then on the Stratford-on-Avon Canal to Stratford-upon-Avon and back. This route travels from sleepy Alvechurch along tranquil canal-miles right into the heart of England's proudest Shakespearian territory.


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The Stratforn-upon-Avon Canal runs from Kings Norton in the north to Stratford-upon-Avon in the south. The canal is miles long and was built between and Half way Stratford-upon-Avon Canal Guide.

book it's length there is a link to the Grand Union Canal at Kingswood Junction. See more of England in less time on a day trip to Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Warwick from London.

Designed for travelers with limited time in England, this tour allows you to flit between three of England’s top draws with ease and efficiency on a coach equipped with Wi-Fi/5(1K).

The history of the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal The Stratford-upon-Avon Canal was promoted by an Act of By the time construction reached Hockley Heath inmost of the money had been spent.

More was raised, enabling work to start again, and the canal was joined to the Warwick & Birmingham Canal. Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom 15 contributions 3 helpful votes Beautiful views and so close to nature.

I have a couple of friends that live on narrowboats so have often cruised the length of the canal to the river leading to Bidford-on-Avon/5(1K). The Stratford-upon-Avon Canal The Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal runs for just 25 miles from the Birmingham suburbs to the River Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon Canal Guide.

book on Avon. The mile long Stratford-upon-Avon Canal runs between Kings Norton Junction near Birmingham (where it connects with the Worcester and Birmingham Canal) and more or less travels in a south easterly direction to the market town of Stratford-on-Avon in the English County of Warwickshire (where it links up with the River Avon).

The Stratford-upon-Avon Canal is a canal in the south Midlands of canal, which was built between andruns for miles ( km) in total, and consists of two sections. The dividing line is at Kingswood Junction, which gives access to the Grand Union ing acquisition by a railway company init gradually declined, the southern section being un-navigable.

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Stratford-upon-Avon 14 nights. Hours cruising each way to: Stratford-upon-Avon: 50 hrs* 81 miles, 73 wide locks, 36 narrow locks, 2 aqueducts, 3 tunnels.

*These are approximate hrs and do not account for possible delays. Stratford upon Avon canal in Warwickshire offers tranquil and fun canal boat and narrowboat holidays with Great British Boating.

runs from the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon up to the village of Lapworth, where it meets the Grand Union Canal, with 35 locks and three aqueducts along the way. Or you can book directly now by calling us on. Parking and Public Toilets in Stratford-upon-Avon There are a number of car parks and toilets in Stratford which can be seen on our town centre map.

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Stratford-upon-Avon (/-ˈ eɪ v ən /), commonly known as just Stratford, is a market town and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon District, in the county of Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 91 miles ( km) north west of London, 22 miles (35 km) south east of Birmingham, and 8 miles (13 km) south west of Warwick.

The estimated population inincreasing to 27, at. The Stratford-upon-Avon Canal is a canal in the south Midlands of England.

The canal, which was built between andruns for miles ( km) in total, and consists of two sections. The dividing line is at Kingswood Junction, which gives access to the Grand Union ing acquisition by a railway company init gradually declined, the southern section being un. The Warwick & Napton Canal was not surveyed until and opened throughout as a narrow canal.

It was absorbed into the Grand Union Canal in putting almost all of the key route from London to Birmingham under the control of one company for the first time. Details of pubs either canalside or a short distance away from The Stratford upon Avon Canal from Kings Norton Junction via Kingswood Junction Lapworth to Bancroft Basin and The River Avon Stratford upon Avon.

Canal and Riverside Pub Guide Waterway pubs on canals and navigable rivers. Holy Trinity Church Parish office, Old Town, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BG Tel: Stratford-upon-Avon is an historic town on the River Avon in the English county of Warwickshire, best known as the home town of the great English playwright and poet, Williamit is a major theatre-going destination as the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Just to the east of the village of Lapworth you will find the Boot Inn which has a fine canalside beer garden for the summer months. It's a great place to stop on your walk for refreshments in a picturesque location.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby.Canal Basin Stratford Canal Basin is a bustling environment centrally located between the world famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre and main shopping areas. You will find some unique and interesting boat based businesses permanently moored there.