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Avon Ring

Route name: Napton Junction - Worcester - Napton Junction (Avon Ring)

Duration: Two weeks

Cruise type:Ring

Route description:

Cruise the Grand Union via Warwick, famous for its castle, then turn onto the South Stratford Canal to Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace which boasts numerous attractions. Join the Lower Avon and pass the picturesque villages of Evesham, Pershore and Tewkesbury. Then take the Worcester and Birmingham Canal and visit the cathedral and museums of the city of Worcester before the breathtaking flight of 36 locks at Tardbigge. From there it’s on to the vibrant city of Birmingham, with its Sea Life Centre, waterfront museums, galleries, theatres and restaurants, before rejoining the Grand Union Canal at Kingswood Junction.