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The Leicester and return is an ideal canal boat holidays cruising route for you to explore.

Leicester and return holiday cruising route.

This is a recommended canal boat holidays route.

Cruising north will take you towards Leicester and you can visit some of the pretty towns and villages on the way.

The canal section just before Leicester is very rural, surrounded by pleasant, typical English countryside.

A great day out for the whole family is at The National Space Centre in Leicester near Lock 44. View the space age building as you approach from you narrowboat.

In the City of Leicester There are secure moorings at Castle Gardens (on the right past Bridge 2). The city centre is remarkably compact with everything surprisingly close to these moorings.

Leicester and return canal boat holiday route

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Leicester and return from Union Wharf

Book From : Union Wharf Marina

4/5 day canal boat hire.

28 Hours cruising time.

48 Locks.


Useful Leicester and return information

Foxton Locks Website
Leicestershire Tourist Information Website
Telephone : 0116 299 4444
Rockingham Castle Website
Telephone : 01536 770240
St.Martins Square Shopping Centre Website
Telephone : 0116 255 2694
Leicester Museums Website
Telephone : 0116 225 4900
National Space Centre Leicester Website
Telephone : 0116 261 0261
The National Gas Museum Website
Telephone : 0116 250 3190
Brocks Hill Country Park and Visitor Centre Website
Telephone : 0116 257 2888
Wistow Maze Website
Telephone : 07884 403889
Theatres in Leicester Website
Telephone : 07884 403889
Leicester Tourist information Website
Telephone : 0116 299 4444
Abbey Pumping Station Website
Telephone : 0116 299 5111
Leicester Cathedral Website
Telephone : 0116 261 5200
Leicester Castle Website
Telephone : 0116 252 7003
Highcross Shopping Centre Website
Telephone : 0116 242 8644
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