The River Avon Navigation

Shakespeare Marina

This new canal boat marina is located at the eastern end of the River Avon Navigation, which is administered by the Avon Navigation Trust. The marina is close to the junction with the Stratford- upon-Avon Canal which links to the Grand Union Canal, part of the Canal & River Trust’s national waterways network. Navigation Hi

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Avon Navigation Limits and Levels

The Lower and Upper Avon is navigable over 46 miles (74km), with 17 locks along its course, from Tewkesbury to Alveston Weir above Stratford-upon-Avon.

Statistics Data
Locks 17
Length 70ft / 21.3m
Beam 12ft 6in / 3.8m
Draught 3ft / 0.9m
Headroom 6ft 6in
Boat Type Powered Unpowered
Privately owned 1,222 67
Hire - day boats 27 64
Hire - overnight stay / timeshare 0 0
Hire - trip boat / restaurant / passenger 10 0
Hire - hotel 0 0
Other business / charity boats 1 0