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Leicester or East Midlands Ring from Rugby Base

14 Nights
TOTAL LOCKS: 101
CRUISING TIME PER DAY: 9 HOURS (78 HOURS IN TOTAL)

A pleasant two week cruise through parts of Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. 

This route takes you up the Grand Union Canal to the Foxton flight of locks, then onto Leicester itself where you join the River Soar. Continue along the Soar to Trent Junction, where you briefly join the River Trent which takes you up to Sawley. At this point you rejoin the canal system to complete the ring. 

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Featured Boats from Rugby Base, Warwickshire

Two to Five berth Boats

Alvechurch Grebe

Max: 4 People

Length: 47ft

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Alvechurch Wren

Max: 4 People

Length: 47ft

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Viking Tyne

Max: 4 People

Length: 48ft

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Six to eight berth Boats

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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Viking Derwent

Max: 6 People

Length: 60ft

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Viking Medway

Max: 6 People

Length: 57ft

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Up to twelve berth Boats

Alvechurch Wagtail

Max: 10 People

Length: 70ft

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