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 .

 
Ashby canal from Coventry a lock free tr.....
County: Warwickshire
Canal: Ashby
River: n/a
This lock free route takes you along the beautifully tranquil and rural Ashby Canal to its terminus at Snarestone. Take in the site of the Battle of Bosworth, and Heritage .....
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Battle of Bosworth battlefields from Cov.....
County: Warwickshire
Canals: Ashby, Coventry
River: n/a
This lock free route takes you along the beautifully tranquil and rural Ashby Canal to the site of the Battle of Bosworth, and Heritage Visitor Centre, and the attractive village .....
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Birmingham cruise from Alvechurch
County: Worcestershire
Canal: Worcester And Birmingham
River: n/a
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 .....
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Cadbury World from Alvechurch
County: Worcestershire
Canal: Worcester And Birmingham
River: n/a
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 .....
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Ellesmere and return from Whitchurch
County: Shropshire
Canal: Llangollen
River: n/a
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 .....
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Glasgow and return from Falkirk
County: Stirlingshire
Canal: Forth And Clyde
River: n/a
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 .....
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Gloucester and Cotswolds towns along Riv.....
County: Worcestershire
Canal: n/a
River: Severn
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 .....
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Lapworth Flight from Alvechurch
County: Worcestershire
Canals: Stratford Upon Avon, Worcester And Birmingham
River: n/a
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 .....
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Little Venice, London Zoo , Camden Mark.....
County: Buckinghamshire
Canals: Grand Union, Regents
River: n/a
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 .....
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Llangynidr and return from Goytre
County: Monmouthshire
Canal: Monmouthshire And Brecon
River: n/a
Cruise to Llangynidr through the breathtaking scenery of the Brecon Beacons National Park, surrounded by the Black mountains & overlooking the Usk valley, passing Abergavenny & .....
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Oakgrove along the Macclesfield canal fr.....
County: Cheshire
Canal: Macclesfield
River: n/a
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 .....
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Sharpness and Return from Stourport on S.....
County: Worcestershire
Canal: n/a
River: Severn
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 .....
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Whaley Bridge in the Peak District from .....
County: Cheshire
Canals: Macclesfield, Peak Forest
River: n/a
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 .....
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Yorkshire Dales Keighley and return from.....
County: Yorkshire
Canal: Leeds And Liverpool
River: n/a
Lock free cruise in the Yorkshire Dales Skipton is probably the most handsome town along the Leeds and Liverpool canal and known as the gateway to the magnificent Yorkshire .....
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Lock Free Canal Boating Routes