Napton junction is a major waterways place. Take stile going half right up.
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Napton junction. In beautiful warwickshire at the junction of the south oxford and grand union canals the best in britain award winner napton marina the location of napton narrowboats offers an excellent choice of routes. At napton narrowboats we offer a great choice of modern narrowboats with some unique features. Elizabeth is one of seven of the napton narrowboats edwardian elite fleet operated by proprietors howard and ann davies s from their base at autherley junction near wolverhampton.
Eventually pass three cottages left the fens and immediately take driveway on left taking the small gate to the right of the wrought iron gate. Next section napton junction braunston turn waterway routes routes route info by waterway oxford canal banbury napton junction banbury napton junction. Walk up the hill for shops and to look around the village canalside pub.
Napton narrowboats also operate from their head office at napton marina near southam in warwicks. At the far end of the tunnel you come to norton junction with a nearby pub. Moor up at the old wharf at fenny crompton and enjoy a pint at its waterside pub.
After passing through braunston locks and tunnel turn left onto the leicester arm at norton junction. Pass through the 6 locks at braunston then the long braunston tunnel 2 042 yards. At the junction of the oxford canal southern section main line with the grand union canal warwick and napton canal and the grand union canal oxford canal section.
Their superb fleet of extremely quiet and comfortable boats are well known for their innovative design and quality fittings and furnishings. Napton junction cropredy napton junction. Stay to the right at the junction heading south through the 7 lock buckby flight.
Fenny compton to napton junction. Napton fc plays at dog lane sports field. After some 500m come to a t junction go ahead signposted napton stockton.
Enjoy the spectacle of watford staircase followed by crick tunnel mooring at crick for the night the village being a short walk away. Between 1932 and 1947 it widened bridges between braunston and napton and increased the depth of the canal to 5 5 feet 1 7 m. Banbury to fenny compton.
4 proceed up driveway going right behind garage with hedge right to come to stile. Starting from napton cruise south through the scenic landscape and water meadows of the south oxford canal. We offer a choice of two bases one on the oxford canal and one on the shropshire union canal so you are spoilt for a choice of cruising route.
The canals are now primarily a leisure facility and napton junction has a marina that offers moorings and narrowboats for hire.