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East Midlands Ring

This epic journey round the waterways of the East Midlands explores 154 miles of countryside

Great Haywood

Cruising hours: 6-7 hours per day for two weeks
Departure points: Great Haywood
Number of locks: Great Haywood 117 locks

Also known as the Leicester Ring, this route travels 154 miles through stunning English countryside, visiting a series of historic villages and market towns along the way.

This rewarding ring takes in narrow and broad beam canals as well as two different river sections.

For further information please consult the Pearson (P) or Nicholson (N) Guides indicated above and found here.

So why choose Anglo Welsh?

Over 55 years providing unique canal boat holidays in England and Wales.
Modern and spacious narrowboat and wide beam barge hire – from 2 to 12 berths.
Wide choice of narrowboat hire locations and canal boat holiday destinations.
Canal boat holiday routes for novices & experienced boaters.
Flexible holiday booking, no hidden costs.
Family friendly and pet friendly holidays.
Great days out on the water.
Luxury canal boat hire and Thames boating holidays.

Anglo Welsh. So much more than narrowboats

...but don't just take our word for it