Gayton Marina

Blisworth Arm, Northamptonshire. NN7 3ER
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Set in the rolling Northamptonshire countryside close to The Upper Nene Valley cruise the Grand Union Canal all the way to London.

Gayton - The pretty village is set in the Northamptonshire countryside with views to the upper Nene Valley close to the Northampton arm of The Grand Union Canal the village name is linked to the canal and gives its name to Gayton Junction where the Northampton Arm leads to the River Nene.

Milton Keynes - A new city and a place that combines fun and enjoyment of city living with leisure activities see the world famous Concrete Cows designed by Canadian born artist Liz Leyh.

Foxton Locks - Situated on the Grand Union Canal the flight of locks at Foxton was built in 1810 by W H Gwynne a very popular location with boaters, walkers and cyclists visit the Foxton Museum or watch the colourful boats make their way through the locks.

Warwick - Situated on the banks of the River Avon and famous for its historic buildings and for the vast array of antique shops, second hand bookshops, cafes and restaurants the town is famous for the annual Mop Fair and Runaway Mop Fairs which first started nearly seven hundred years ago. The Grand Union Canal runs through the town and joins two of England's largest cities Birmingham and London

Oxford - Is known the world over as the city of dreaming spires and is home to one of Europe's most revered Universities Oxford today offers many shopping opportunities from the well-known high street names to the interesting Victoria Markets.

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Directions to Gayton Marina

Address : Blisworth Arm, Northamptonshire. NN7 3ER

By Road : The marina is situated off the Gayton to Milton Malsor Road, adjacent to the A43. However, there is no direct access from the A43. Unless noted below, ignore signs to Gayton village.After 2 miles turn right towards Blisworth for 1mile.

In the centre of Blisworth turn left just past Royal Oak pub (200m) towards Northampton. Do not turn into Chapel Lane.Turn left in front of a row of thatched cottages into Northampton Road (to Milton Malsor) for 1 mile.Turn left at the staggered crossroad (to Rothersthorpe & Gayton).Immediately after the bridge over the A43, turn left at the T-junction.Go over the canal bridge and the marina is 300m on the left.

From the M1, exit at junction 15A and take the A43 towards Northampton for 1/4 mile.At roundabout turn left (to Rothersthorpe & Pattishall) for 2 miles to Rothersthorpe.

At the crossroads turn left (to Milton Malsor & Blisworth).After going over the second canal bridge, the marina is 300m on the left.

By Rail : Take the train to Northampton station and then a taxi to the marina (about 5 miles). Please contact the taxi company directly for a fare estimate. For information about train timetables and ticket costs for all mainline rail transport please go to

By Air : From Luton, Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted or Birmingham: There are a number of options including rail or coach to Northampton. For information on taxi companies see below. Please contact the taxi companies directly for an estimated fare.

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Routes from Gayton Marina
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Canal Boating Routes from Gayton Marina
Route Name Route Type Days Cruising Hours Locks
Braunston and return from Gayton Rural 4.00 15.00 26
Crick and return from Gayton Rural 4.00 16.50 28
Great Linford and return from Gayton Rural 4.00 13.50 16
Milton Keynes and return from Gayton Stag/Hen 4.00 13.50 16
Fenny Stratford and return from Gayton Rural 5.00 18.00 18
Leighton Buzzard and return from Gayton Kids 5.00 25.00 28
Napton and return from Gayton Rural 5.00 19.00 26
Rugby and return from Gayton Rural 5.00 24.50 32
Aylesbury and return from Gayton Rural 8.00 46.00 82
Banbury and return from Gayton Weeks Holiday 8.00 43.25 68
Coventry and return from Gayton City 8.00 39.50 34
Cropredy and return from Gayton n/a 8.00 38.00 62
Market Harborough and return from Gayton Rural 8.00 40.00 48
Snarestone and return from Gayton Few Locks 8.00 to 11.00 54.00 34
Warwick Castle from Gayton Marina Kids 8.00 37.50 76
Oxford and return from Gayton Longer Stay 11.00 to 15.00 73.50 104
Warwickshire ring from Gayton Ring 11.00 to 12.00 75.50 147
East Midlands or Leicester ring from Gayton Ring 15.00 88.00 115
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Canal Boats operating from Gayton Marina
Alexandrine Canal Boat
Class : CBC4
(Sleeps a maximum of 4 People).

Everetts Blue 2 Canal Boat
Class : CBC4
(Sleeps a maximum of 4 People).

Burmese Blossom 2 Canal Boat
Class : CBC6
(Sleeps a maximum of 6 People).

Duchess Lorikeet Canal Boat
Class : CBC6
(Sleeps a maximum of 6 People).

Imperial Amazon Canal Boat
Class : CBC6
(Sleeps a maximum of 6 People).

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Other Useful Information for Gayton Marina

Accommodation : Please check or for special rates.

Taxis : Bounds Taxis - Tel: 01604 626262
Amber Taxis - Tel: 01604 708999 Car Hire

Groceries : A selection of essential provisions is stocked at the marina shop and the nearest convenience store is about a mile away in the village of Blisworth. The nearest supermarket is a Tesco store on the outskirts of Northampton, just 5 minutes by car. (0845 6779119 -

Bike Hire : Cycle One Stop - Coventry 02476 550070 - Website
Waterloo Farm Leisure - Market Harborough 01858 434098 - Website