Packet Boat Marina, Packet Boat Lane, Cowley, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 2JJ
How far is from Middlesex
Packet Boats Marina is set among rolling hills and beautiful countryside on the outskirts of London

London offers a myriad of interesting things to do and see (and to eat at) see London Zoo, float through leafy Maida Vale, visit Portobello Road Market, Camden Lock is a very vibrant place with it's Market, see the totally regenerated Kings Cross, Granary Square, Coal Drops Yard shops and restaurants

The Grand Union Canal offers stunning scenery throughout Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire and yet is so close to London and the Regents Canal and River Lee and Stort beyond

See historic Limehouse and then head up the River Lee either towards the Olympic Park and the city or towards the countryside at Hertford and the River Stort.

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Address : Packet Boat Marina, Packet Boat Lane, Cowley, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 2JJ

By Road : From the M4: Exit at Junction 4 (Signposted A408 Uxbridge). Follow signs for Uxbridge and West Drayton. When you arrive at traffic lights at a T-junction, West Drayton is signposted to your left and A408 Cowley to your right. Turn right. Continue along this road for 1 mile until you come to the Paddington Packet Boat Pub and a sign for the Turning Point Pub on your left. Turn left. Follow the road up over the hump-back bridge. Packet Boat Marina entrance is about 100 metres beyond the bridge on the left.

By Rail : From London (Paddington Station) take the train to West Drayton. Weekdays and Saturdays trains depart every 30 minutes and journey time is approximately 25 minutes. Either take a taxi (5 minutes) or the 222 bus to Packet Boat Lane. Alternatively, from Kings Cross St. Pancras, take the London Underground Metropolitan Line to Uxbridge. Journey time approximately 55 minutes. Either take a taxi (5-10 minutes) or take the 222 bus to Packet Boat Lane (15 minutes). There is a bus stop at the Paddington Packet Boat public house. You can plan your rail journey on this website www.thetrainline.com

By Air : From Heathrow Airport you can take a taxi (15 minutes) or the 222 bus from Heathrow Airport North (25-30 minutes)

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Updated on Dec 07,2022 by Uk Canal Boating for Middlesex
Routes from Middlesex
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Canal Boating Routes from Middlesex
Route Name Route Type Days Cruising Hours Locks
London cruise from Middx marina Few Locks 4.00 to 5.00 14.00 8
Batchworth and rural Grand Union Canal cruise from Middx Short Break 4.00 11.50 16
Apsley Paper Mills from Middx Short Break 5.00 24.00 46
Chiltern Hills and Hertfordshire countryside from Middlesex Weeks Holiday 8.00 39.00 90
London, the River Lee and historic Hertford through lovely countryside Weeks Holiday 8.00 to 10.00 44.00 56
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Canal Boats operating from Middlesex
Cassiopeia Canal Boat
Class : SN-Cassiopeia
(Sleeps a maximum of 6 People).

Little Egret Canal Boat
Class : SN-Egret
(Sleeps a maximum of 6 People).

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Accommodation : The Waters Edge Canal cottages, in Packet Boat Lane www.the-watersedge.co.uk/ Premier Inn Uxbridge https://www.premierinn.com

Taxis : 01895 540 014 Uxbridge minicabs, 01865 777 333 Royal Cars LHR Express Cars. Tel: 01895 444333 or 01895 8561 1234 Peachey Car Services. Tel: 01895 444444 Oscar Car 2000 Executive. Tel: 020 8759 6644

Groceries : Tesco Superstore UB7 7FP under a mile from the marina, If you wish to have your shopping delivered to the boat feel free as we will be at the marina cleaning the boat

Bike Hire : N/a