Warwickshire Boating Holidays

For peace and tranquility, start from Springwood Haven, where you'll enjoy the countryside views, before embarking on journeys into beautiful town scenery. This is a great start location to explore the Ashby Canal. 

Springwood Haven Marina is located on the Coventry Canal in Nuneaton. 

Phone: 02476 393676
Phone to book: 0330 333 0590 (Free UK calls)
Address: Mancetter Rd, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0RZ
Berths: 2 - 8

Maps / Guides

Nicholson: N1, N3
Lockmaster: L10, L13, L13, L17, L18
Pearsons: P6, P7, P10

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Directions to Springwood Haven



Springwood Haven Marina is located in Nuneaton and is easy to get to if you're coming from the South by leaving the M6 at Junction 3 and following the A444 and B4144.
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Coming from the North, leave the A444 heading towards the A5 and follow until you reach a left turn onto the B4111 / Nuneaton Road. 
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The closest airport to the marina is Birmingham International Airport which is a 30 minute drive away (approximately 19 miles).

From London Airports: Make your way via the London Underground, bus or taxi to London Euston train station. From there take a train to Nuneaton which is 2 miles from the marina.


The nearest rail station is Nuneaton Station where we are just a short distance away (2 miles). Nuneaton rail station can be reached from all the major train stations. 




Here are some useful resources for information regarding Springwood Haven Marina.

Train times & tickets
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Featured Routes

Featured routes from Springwood Haven, Warwickshire

Banbury & Return

After a sporty encounter, this is a journey of trade and heritage, accompanied by the rhythms of poetry, music and nursery rhymes. Meandering along one of engineer James Brindley’s renowned contour-hugging canals, the peaceful countryside calls out with symbolic windmills, quirky huts and buildings which hold wartime memories.

Birmingham & Return

A journey from the peace and quiet of rural Warwickshire past Tamworth Castle and down into the hustle and bustle of the City of Birmingham with its multitude of themed attractions, theatres, restaurants and shopping opportunities

Market Harborough & Return

A relaxing cruise, as the canal winds through uncluttered countryside. This route offers the rare chance to revel in remote landscapes with the drama of an idyllic lock flight and the heritage of two of Britain's canals’ most loved marinas.

Shardlow & Return

A route with tales of medieval times and reeds, special water used by monks to change a town’s fortunes and a vital inland port with links to pottery, the Industrial Revolution and ‘canal mania’. This journey is rural and even remote at times, yet trips in and out of bustling hubs that tell stories of canal-life to the passing traveller.

Stoke Bruerne & Return

Your rural cruise leads from iron bridges to idyllic thatched cottages, from sport to shoes. On a journey which tells of world-renowned engineering and mathematics, you will discover more of the heritage of the canals and ironically of our modern world.

The East Midlands / Leicester Ring

This is a varied route which takes in the Coventry Canal, parts of the Oxford Canal, Grand Union Canal Leicester Line, the River Soar, a short section of the River Trent and part of the Trent & Mersey Canal.

The Warwickshire Ring

This route takes in parts of the Oxford Canal, the Coventry Canal, the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal, Stratford Canal, Worcester & Birmingham Canal and the Grand Union Main Line. A great mix of rural and urban cruising.

Tixall Wide & Return

This is a journey which takes you through landscapes of outstanding beauty. With stories of canal companies, pottery makers, and aristocrats who shaped their surroundings for their pleasure, you’ll meet wildlife and learn about language and perhaps new tiller skills!


Short Breaks

The following are suggested routes for short break canal holidays from Springwood Haven

Braunston & Return

A relaxing cruise through mostly open countryside, this is a journey of junctions and battles between two rival canals, the Oxford and the Grand Union. With tales of trade and heritage, sport and poetry, and the charisma of one of Britain's canals’ most loved hubs.

Fradley Junction & Return

Treading a rural route through nature reserves and pools left behind by industry, this cruise winds gently through beautiful countryside. You’ll hear stories of mining and hat making, money troubles, medieval angels and the English language.

Napton Junction & Return

This is a peaceful journey of junctions and battles between two rival canals, the Oxford and the Grand Union through one of Britain’s canals’ most loved hubs. A relaxing mostly lock-free cruise through open countryside, you’ll discover sporting history, Horseley iron bridges and symbolic windmills.

Snarestone & Return

This peaceful lock-free route meanders through countryside and mingles pleasantly with wildlife, while whispering old stories of stockings, steam engines and fancy teapots. Yet it secretly harbours deathly histories of Richard III and bloody battles too.


Featured Boats

Featured Boats from Springwood Haven, Warwickshire

Six to eight berth Boats

Alvechurch Duck

Max: 6 People

Length: 60ft

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Alvechurch Gull

Max: 6 People

Length: 66ft

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Alvechurch Lark

Max: 6 People

Length: 66ft (63ft from Falkirk)

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Alvechurch Warbler

Max: 8 People

Length: 69ft

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Two to Five berth Boats

Alvechurch Swift

Max: 4 People

Length: 49ft

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Alvechurch Grebe

Max: 4 People

Length: 47ft

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Alvechurch Wren

Max: 4 People

Length: 49ft

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Up to twelve berth Boats

Alvechurch Wagtail

Max: 10 People

Length: 70ft

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