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04-10-2013 : BANBURY CANAL DAY

Canal Boat Holiday guests cruising the Oxford Canal this weekend can moor up and visit the Banbury Canal Day.

The 10th Banbury Canal Day organised by Banbury Town Council, will be held on Sunday 6th October on the Oxford Canal.

The theme for canal day this year is 'Balloons Galore' so bring some along and add to the riot of colour.

There will be something for everybody including dancing, folk music, theatre and Canal Boat trips.

There will be a continental market so ideal for stocking up on some fresh provisions.

There will be a craft market and stalls to browse around.

Take a tour of Banbury Museum and pay a visit to Tooley's working forge.

Try your hand in a Canadian canoe or better still watch members practice their impressive skills.

Browse the canalside and take in the sights of the many Canal Boats who attend year upon year.

Whilst moored up take some time to explore the town of Banbury.

The town offers pubs, caf├ęs and restaurants to suit all taste call in at one of the tea shops and try the famous Banbury cakes, a treat made from fruit and pastry.

Banbury will be forever immortalized in the nursery rhyme 'Ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross' and is attributed to Queen Elizabeth I who travelled to Banbury to view a stone cross which had been erected there.

Your holiday home will be close to you just get up in the morning step off your Canal Boat and you will be right in the centre of all of the activities.

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