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Walking Holiday in the UK on
Oxford Canal Towpath
from Banbury to Coventry
7 day itinerary with 5 days walking and 6 nights

Walking holiday on Oxford Canal Towpath in UK with Let's Go Walking
Walking Holidays on Oxford Canal Towpath in UK with Let's Go Walking The Oxford Canal is one of England's most peaceful waterways and the walk on this section of the towpath is a distance of 56 miles from Banbury to the cathedral city of Coventry.
The route can be walked in either direction and for those looking for a longer walking holiday can combine with the section of the Oxford Canal Towpath from Oxford to Banbury.
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Oxford Canal Towpath
7 day itinerary from Banbury to Coventry
  Suggested Itinerary:      
Day 1: Arrive at Banbury
Day 2: Banbury to Fenny Compton                 13 miles
Day 3: Fenny Compton to Upper Shuckburgh 13 miles
Day 4: Upper Shuckburgh to Hillmorton         11 miles
Day 5: Hillmorton to Brinklow                        8 miles
Day 6: Brinklow to Coventry                         11 miles
Day 7: Depart after breakfast
This is an excellent way to explore the industrial heritage and see the beauty of the North Oxforshire countryside, abundant wildlife and birdlife, as well as picturesque villages and wild flowers. Utilizing the towpath all the way, this predominently level walk passes over some of the canal's many stone, wooden and iron bridges, through a tunnel and past 43 locks.
Suggested Tour Duration:
6 nights, 5 days walking
Total Distance:
56 miles
Min/max daily distance:
8/13 miles
Average Daily distance:
11 miles

junction with Grand Union Canal
Coventry Canal

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.
Coventry Canal Basin on walking holiday on Oxford Canal Towpath in UK with Let's Go Walking
Coventry Canal on Oxford Canal Towpath walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

What's included
in your Walking Holiday
on the Oxford 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
  • detailed itineraries
  • map of Oxford Canal Towpath
  • ?? guide to Oxford Canal Towpath

Oxford Canal 7 day itinerary:
Banbury to Coventry
5 days walking and 6 nights accommodation
single occ
solo traveller
Book Oxford Canal Towpath walking holiday online now
All prices subject to change
Extra nights from £48 per person per night
Holiday Travel Insurance
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.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

Optional Extras
for your Walking Holiday
on the Oxford Canal Towpath:

  • upgrade to the region's most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks, where available
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Lunches and Dinners
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.
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