Grand Union Canal Walking Holiday
from Stony Stratford to
Kew, London
In The Midlands and
Southern England
8 nights and 7 days walking
Standard Paced

Grand Union Canal Walking Holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

Grand Union Canal Walking Holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

Grand Union Canal Walking Holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

Grand Union Canal Walking Holiday in UK with Lets Go Walking

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Grand Union Canal Walking Holiday
(Standard Paced )
Walking Holiday in The Midlands and Southern England
from Stony Stratford to The Thames at Kew London
via Milton Keynes, Chilterns, Tring and Watford

This 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.

This Grand Union Canal walking holiday connects with:

Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.

The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.

We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.

Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.

We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.

Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest selection of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily 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 the UK or Ireland. 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.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Grand Union Canal Walking Holiday
(Standard Paced)
from Stony Stratford to Kew, London
9 Day Itinerary
7 days walking and 8 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive Stony Stratford
Day 2: Stony Stratford to Fenny Stratford  11 miles
Day 3: Fenny Stratford to Ivinghoe             13 miles
Day 4: Ivinghoe to Berkhamsted                 10 miles
Day 5: Berkhamsted to Hunton Bridge        9 miles
Day 6: Hunton Bridge to Harefield               9 miles
Day 7: Harefield to Hayes                             9 miles
Day 8: Hayes to Brentford/Kew                   7 miles
Optional Day:Kew to central London         14 miles
Day 9: Depart after breakfast

£880pp
dbl/twin

£1,192pp
single occ

£1,272pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £59 per person depending on location

Grand Union Canal Walking Holiday
Stony Stratford to Kew
Suggested Tour Duration
:
8 nights, 7 days walking
Total Distance:
68 miles/109 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7/13 miles
Average Daily distance:
10 miles
Grading:
Easy
Features:
Kew Gardens
Syon Park House and Gardens
This route connects with:
Oxford Canal
Shakespeares Way
The Ridgeway
Thames Path

What’s included
in your Grand Union Canal walking holiday
in The Midlands, Southern England

  • 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
  • OS 1:25,000 map

Optional Extras
for your Grand Union Canal walking holiday in The Midlands, Southern England

  • 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
 

What’s not included
in your Grand Union Canal walking holiday in The Midlands, Southern England

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

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.

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.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Our telephone Lines are open 7 days a week.

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or +44 (0)207 193 1252

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or

Grand Union Canal Walking Holiday
How to get there:

  • By Plane  to London, Luton or Birmingham  where we can arrange transfer to the start of your walk
  • By Car to Birmingham area or Stony Stratford where parking is available
  • By Train/Bus to Birmingham or Stony Stratford 

This is 147 miles along the United Kingdom’s longest canal from Birmingham to The Thames at Kew.

This is one of our Canal Walking Holidays and also one of our Southern England Walking Holidays.

Grand Union Canal Towpath walking holiday with Let's Go Walking