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Self-Guided Walking Holidays in the UK
Walking Holiday in England on The Grand Union Canal
between Stony Stratford and the Thames at Kew
section of the Grand Union Canal Towpath walk is 68 miles long, starting
in Stony Stratford, passing through the beautiful rural countryside of Buckinghamshire
and the Chilterns, and ending at the Thames Lock at Brentford.
The Grand Union Canal is the longest canal in United Kingdom and the walk
can be extended by walking on the Thames Path to the centre of London.
Union Canal Towpath
6 day itinerary
Stony Stratford to The Thames at Kew
4 days walking/5 nights
Tour Duration: 4 days walking
5 nights Total Distance: 68 miles Min/max daily distance: 12/18 miles Average Daily distance: 17 miles Grading: easy
Syon Park House and Gardens
Itinerary: Day 1: Arrive Stony Stratford Day 2: Stony Stratford to Leighton Buzzard 18
miles Day 3: Leighton Buzzard to Berkhamsted 16
Day 4: Berkhamsted to Harefield
18 miles Day 5: Harefield to Kew 16
miles Optional Day:Kew to central London 14
miles Day 6:
Depart after breakfast
This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.
The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer
or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point
and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.
Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of England
or the UK. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.
Online booking available. A deposit of £85 per person is required
to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
in your UK walking holiday
on the Grand Union Canal Towpath
accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on
a bed and breakfast basis
room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
daily luggage transfer
support should there be any problems on route
map of Grand Union Canal Towpath
Stony Stratford to Thames at Kew
6 day itinerary: 4 days walking and 5 nights
£745pp single occ
£795pp solo traveller
prices subject to change
Extra nights from £59
depending on location
for your UK Walking Holiday
on the Grand Union Canal Towpath
upgrade to the region's most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels,
transfers back to car or station
inn to inn walks
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let's Go Biking Ltd accepts
no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions
and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.
These are not included. Evening meals:
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation
or in the town/village. Packed lunches:
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local
store, or cafe or inn along the route.
Telephone Lines are open 7 days a week.
UK +44 (0)1837 880075
or +44 (0)207 193 1252
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to get there
Plane to London By Car to Stony Stratford By Train / Bus to Stony Stratford or London