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 Norton Junction 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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SP6989 : Foxton Locks by Oast House Archive
SP6459 : Narrowboats at Stowe Hill by Oast House Archive
TQ1281 : Willowtree Marina by Oast House Archive
TQ0491 : Cottages along the Grand Union Canal at Harefield by Mat Fascione
SP7647 : Narrowboat by Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
SP7449 : The Grand Union at Stoke Bruerne by Oast House Archive
TQ2083 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch and walk by N Chadwick
TQ1777 : Hoop op Welvaart, Brentford Basin by N Chadwick
SP7843 : Ducks by the Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
TQ1784 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
SP6458 : Stowehill Wharf by Richard Croft
SP7254 : The Grand Union Canal near Station  Road by Oast House Archive
SP5465 : Braunston Marina by Oast House Archive
SP7258 : Wootton Lock - 5 by Oast House Archive
TQ1678 : Grand Union Canal / River Brent by N Chadwick
SP0885 : Industrial building by the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2681 : Little Venice by DS Pugh
TQ2182 : Grand Union Canal Walk by N Chadwick
SP6164 : Whilton Lock Marina by N Chadwick
SP0886 : Bridge, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1379 : Swans, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP7449 : Top Lock 14, Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
SP6065 : Norton Junction by Oast House Archive
SP5465 : Narrowboats, Braunston Marina by Oast House Archive
TQ1281 : Footbridge, Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick

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Created: Sat, 21 Nov 2009, Updated: Fri, 15 Sep 2017

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