Ashby Canal; Hinckley to Sutton Cheney Wharf

by britishcanoeing.co.uk

Have an adventure on this trail, which is also known as the Ashby de la Zouch canal, as the waterway weaves it way through a mostly agricultural backdrop.

Please have a look at Ashby_WEB.pdf on britishcanoeing.co.uk for more details.

Points of interest

  • A: Put in near the pub and turn right, away from the A5 road bridge.
    You are heading through the outskirts of Hinckley.
  • B: After half a mile there is a branch in the canal. Keep left under the bridge.
  • C: After one mile pass Trinity Marina on your right, where there is also a Brewers Fayre pub.
  • D: Another quarter of a mile brings you under the A47 raad bridge, em erging from the bridge you will see the Triumph motorcycle factory on your right.
  • E: Follow the canal, through peaceful countryside, past moored barges and under bridges.
  • F: As you go under Sutton Wharf Bridge (no. 34), Sutton Cheney Wharf comes into view and this marks the end of your six mile paddle.