Stratford on Avon Canal

Stratford on Avon Canal2022-11-09T18:13:48+00:00

The 108-mile Avon Ring takes narrowboat holiday-makers on a journey through Shakespeare country and along the magnificent River Avon.

What can you See & Do in a week?

To complete this popular circuit in a week, you will need to cruise around eight hours each day, giving time to visit canalside villages and pubs along the way, and perhaps one or two major attractions.

To create more time for visiting destinations along the way, we recommend booking a 10-day or two-week holiday to travel this route.

The Avon Ring

Take a delightful waterway tour through the English counties of Warwickshire and Worcestershire

Passing through 130 locks, this circuit takes around 58 cruising hours.  It can be done in a week, but setting aside 10 days or two weeks allows more time for visiting attractions along the way.

The Avon Ring takes boaters along parts of the Stratford Canal, River Avon, River Severn and Worcester & Birmingham Canal.  Places of interest include: Stratford-upon-Avon and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre; panoramic views along the River Avon; the beautiful Vale of Evesham; the medieval town of Tewkesbury in the Cotswolds; the magnificent cathedral at Worcester; and the awesome flight of locks at Tardebigge.

  • GBB Hire Base

  • Numbered Attractions

1Tewkesbury Abbey
2Worcester Cathedral
3Hanbury Hall
4Stratford Upon Avon
Worcester Base
Wootten Wawen Base
Alvechurch Base
Stoke Prior Base
Tardebigge Base

Things to see & do

From quiet country pubs and village churches, to exciting historic attractions where history and culture come to life, you’ll find plenty of places to visit on your canal journey.

Warwick Castle and the River Avon
Canal boat holidays from Stratford-Upon-Avon
Fleur de Lys pub close to the Stratford-upon-Avon canal
Hathaway Tea Rooms close to the route of the Stratford-upon-Avon canal
Yew tree farm shop on the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal
The One Elm public house close to the Stratford-upon-Avon canal
Packwood House Gardens open to the public, close to the Stratford -upon-Avon canal
Baddesley Clinton moated manor house, close to the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal
Royal Shakespeare theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon
Walking holiday in the Heart of England along the Heart of England Way
Visit the Birmingham museum and art gallery whilst on a canal boat holiday with Great British Boating

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