The Grand Union Canal :: Shared Description

The Grand Union is a 137 mile (220km), 166 lock, 2 tunnel canal running between Brentford in London and Birmingham. It is the longest canal in Britain, and has 11 main arms and junctions. It takes over a week to navigate.

The Leicester arm branches off at Braunston and runs 66 miles long through 59 locks (including 2 staircase locks at Foxton) and 2 tunnels to Leicester where it continues into the River Soar.

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TQ1383 : Narrowboats under a weeping willow by N Chadwick
TQ1484 : Moored narrowboat by N Chadwick
TQ2681 : Beauchamp Electric Barge - Floating Classroom by David Hawgood
TQ1383 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP5366 : "Clover" Narrowboat at Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
TQ1281 : Narrowboats, Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
SP0787 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP6757 : Bridge over Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
TL0703 : Towpath along the Grand Union Canal by Mat Fascione
TQ2382 : Grand Union Canal at Kensal Town by Malc McDonald
TQ1379 : Norwood top lock by Oast House Archive
TQ2083 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
SP7843 : Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
SP9027 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP5365 : Gongoozler's Rest, Narrowboat Café at Braunston by Oast House Archive
SP0985 : Bridge 90, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1479 : Lock 93, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1379 : Bridge 204 by Oast House Archive
SP8414 : Grand Union towards Aylesbury by Oast House Archive
TQ1178 : Canal and towpath by N Chadwick
SP5965 : Grand Union and Oxford Canal by Oast House Archive
SP7647 : Narrowboat, Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
TQ1079 : Bulls Bridge Wet and Dry Dock by N Chadwick
TQ0898 : Grove Ornamental Bridge No 164 by Mat Fascione
SP9412 : Grand Union Canal near Tring Station by Mat Fascione

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Created: Sat, 21 Nov 2009, Updated: Sun, 6 Sep 2015

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