Narrowboat Holidays on the Grand Union Canal on AboutBritain.com
In-depth trip report on our Narrowboat Holiday on the Grand Union Canal in 2015. Great tips and information for planning canal boat holidays in the UK
Braunston is where the canal junction linking the Oxford Canal and the Grand Union Canal is situated. This was once an important part of the national transport system. Many former boating families have links to Braunston, the churchyard in the village having many graves of boatmen and women. The iron bridge is one of three in the immediate area which was made by the Horseley Iron Works.
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