Leicestershire - Ashby Canal - Hinckley to Sutton Wharf (& return)
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How to get there -
From M69/A5 roundabout, take A5 towards Hinckley. At roundabout with A5/A47, take the B4666 signposted Hickley town centre. Trinity Marina is about 1/2 mile on the left.
For those with SatNav the postcode is LE10 0NQ.
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Suggested Launch Site -
Park in the car park behind the restaurant, and launch from this point directly onto the canal.
A nice round trip of about 11.5 miles (no locks, no portages), from Trinity Marina to Sutton Wharf, where there is a cafe at the turn around point. The Ashby Canal is a narrow canal through rural areas giving pleasant views of the surrounding areas.