Canoe Days Out

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.

Get a map with driving directions to start (enter the postcode of your starting point at A)

Suggested Launch Site - Park in the car park behind the restaurant, and launch from this point directly onto the canal.

General Description - 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.



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The last trip loaded was Great Haywood to Great Haywood (Circular Route) on the River Trent / Trent & Mersey Canal by Peter Robinson