Lock Free Routes

Lock Free Canal Boating Routes

There is a huge choice of canal boating routes for you to do. See the choice of routes below. You can of course plan your own route or ask the experienced staff at the marinas - they are always glad to give advice. There is no set schedule - It's entirely up to you .

 
Birmingham cruise from Alvechurch
Marina : Alvechurch
County: Worcestershire
Canal: Worcester And Birmingham
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 4.00
Cruising Hours: 9.50
Locks: 0

Cruise to Birmingham's Gas street Basin & Brindley place with it's waterside pubs and colourful boating community Experience Britain's second city, a thriving cosmopolitan .....
   READ MORE
Cadbury World from Alvechurch
Marina : Alvechurch
County: Worcestershire
Canal: Worcester And Birmingham
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 4.00
Cruising Hours: 9.50
Locks: 0

Cruise to Birmingham's Gas street basin & Cambrian Wharf by the Sea Life Centre with it's waterside pubs and colourful boating community, and experience Britain's second city, a .....
   READ MORE
Crick and Leicestershire countryside fro.....
Marina : North Kilworth
County: Leicestershire
Canal: Grand Union
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 4.00
Cruising Hours: 11.00
Locks: 0

This short lock-free cruise takes you through the rural Leicestershire countryside past small villages including the delightful village of Crick, and through the 1500 yard long .....
   READ MORE
Ellesmere and return from Whitchurch
Marina : Whitchurch
County: Shropshire
Canal: Llangollen
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 4.00
Cruising Hours: 11.00
Locks: 0

This lock free cruise takes you pass the famous Meres- or lakes made durung the Ice Age to the 18th century Market town of Ellesmere. Ideal for novices and a very pleasant rural .....
   READ MORE
Foxton and Crick from North Kilworth Wha.....
Marina : North Kilworth
County: Leicestershire
Canal: Grand Union
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 5.00
Cruising Hours: 16.00
Locks: 0

Lock-free cruise along the Grand Union Canal in a 21-mile stretch. View the famous Foxton Locks without having to do them!! Also, see the remains of the steam-powered Foxton .....
   READ MORE
Glasgow and return from Falkirk
Marina : Falkirk
County: Stirlingshire
Canal: Forth And Clyde
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 4.00
Cruising Hours: 17.50
Locks: 10

Glasgow is one of Europe's most exciting destinations, combining the energy and sophistication of a great international city with some of Scotland's most spectacular scenery. All .....
   READ MORE
Gloucester and Cotswolds towns along Riv.....
Marina : Stourport on Severn
County: Worcestershire
Canal: n/a
River: Severn
Cruising Days: 8.00
Cruising Hours: 28.00
Locks: 0

The River Severn offers easy, lock free cruising (all the locks are done for you) passing through many picturesque villages and stunning views of the Severn Vale. A very .....
   READ MORE
Gloucester from Worcester marina
Marina : Worcester
Counties: Gloucestershire, Worcestershire
Canal: n/a
River: Severn
Cruising Days: 5.00
Cruising Hours: 20.00
Locks: 0

Cruise down the River Severn where all the locks are done for you to the historic city of Gloucester - A trip to Gloucester wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the 11th .....
   READ MORE
Lapworth Flight from Alvechurch
Marina : Alvechurch
County: Worcestershire
Canals: Stratford Upon Avon, Worcester And Birmingham
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 4.00
Cruising Hours: 14.00
Locks: 0

Briefly heading north, then turning down on the Stratford Canal towards Stratford, this relaxing route involves no locks at all, so ideal for novices who don't want a city route .....
   READ MORE
Little Venice, London Zoo , Camden Mark.....
Marina : Iver
County: Buckinghamshire
Canals: Grand Union, Regents
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 8.00 to 8.00
Cruising Hours: 13.00
Locks: 0

Little Venice is home to quirky waterside cafes, cosy pubs, and charming restaurants and boasts some of the most interesting independant theatre venues in London . Regent’s .....
   READ MORE
Llangynidr and return from Goytre
Marina : Goytre
County: Monmouthshire
Canal: Monmouthshire And Brecon
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 4.00
Cruising Hours: 14.00
Locks: 0

Cruise to Llangynidr through the breathtaking scenery of the Brecon Beacons National Park, surrounded by the Black mountains & overlooking the Usk valley, passing Abergavenny & .....
   READ MORE
Oakgrove along the Macclesfield canal fr.....
Marina : Poynton
County: Cheshire
Canal: Macclesfield
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 4.00
Cruising Hours: 9.00
Locks: 0

Very relaxing cruise along the lock free section of the Macclesfield Canal, visiting the town of that name, and just remote villages and towns along the way. In Macclesfield you .....
   READ MORE
Sharpness and Return from Stourport on S.....
Marina : Stourport on Severn
County: Worcestershire
Canal: n/a
River: Severn
Cruising Days: 8.00
Cruising Hours: 41.00
Locks: 0

Beautiful River cruise with all the locks done for you !! The mighty River Severn is Britain's longest river. It runs for 220 miles from the Welsh mountains, through the .....
   READ MORE
Tewkesbury from Worcester Marina
Marina : Worcester
Counties: Gloucestershire, Worcestershire
Canal: n/a
River: Severn
Cruising Days: 4.00
Cruising Hours: 10.00
Locks: 0

With a rich, vibrant history and a beautiful waterside setting, there is plenty for everyone to discover in Tewkesbury. You can take in the stunning scenery by taking a stroll .....
   READ MORE
Whaley Bridge in the Peak District from .....
Marina : Poynton
County: Cheshire
Canals: Macclesfield, Peak Forest
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 4.00
Cruising Hours: 9.50
Locks: 0

Whaley Bridge is a Derbyshire Peak District village on the River Goyt. It is the terminus of the High Peak Canal with lovely scenery but some remains of the former industy that .....
   READ MORE
Whitchurch and return from Blackwater Ma.....
Marina : Blackwater
County: Shropshire
Canal: Llangollen
River: n/a
Cruising Days: 4.00
Cruising Hours: 10.00
Locks: 0

The Mere at Ellesmere is the largest and most spectacular of the nine glacial meres in North Shropshire. The Mere is surrounded by circular walks, woodlands and gardens and is a .....
   READ MORE

 

View all the routes

Lock Free Canal Boating Routes