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Locks near Droitwich Spa Marina

Droitwich Spa Marina Cruising Ring

A 21 mile cruising ring within the British Waterways Navigation Route

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The 'short-break' circuit from Droitwich will take appropriately 20 hours of cruising with 41 locks to negotiate, making it possible to complete over a long weekend. This is the ONLY cruising ring in EUROPE to be completed in such a time frame.

Droitwich Spa Marina is on the Midland Canal Network - Droitwich Junction Canal which together with the Barge Canal has been restored at the cost of £12.5m (funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Advantage West Midlands. These two canals will re-open as Droitwich Barge Canal, a short 21 mile cruising circle, connecting the Worcester-Birmingham Canal to the River Severn via Droitwich Spa and the River Salwarpe. The new route passes through the picturesque town of Droitwich Spa with many shops, pubs and cafes. But will also encompass the Historical Cathedral City of Worcester

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Location - 6.5 km north of Worcester, linking the Worcester & Birmingham Canal and the River Severn and creating a short break cruising ring

Droitwich Barge Canal is 12 km including 16 locks where as the River Severn has 1 lock and is 6.5km and the Worcester and Birmingham Canal has 16 locks and is 15km.

Time taken = about 20 hours continuous cruising; typically 2 to 3 days

The towpath also creates a circular walking route with the Severn Way path

Completion of this canal was in July 2011 after a 3 year regeneration plan costing £12.5 million

Droitwich Spa Marina, Hanbury Road, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire WR9 7DU Tel: 07970 626807