Braunston Marina is ideally located for
the canal enthusiast. It lies at the crossways of the Grand Union and
Oxford canals, and indeed the whole waterways. The opportunities for
exploration are near limitless.
The Marina itself is easily located by
road lying beside the A45 between Daventry and Rugby. It is only 20
minutes from junction 16 on the M1 and under an hour from Birmingham,
and two hours from London.
Braunston Marina is steeped in history.
It was originally developed at the turn of the 19th century
as the waterways depot at the northern end of what was then called the
Grand Junction Canal. Several buildings date from this and the Georgian
and Victorian periods. The Marina's entrance is dominated by the very
fine Horsley Iron Works cast iron bridge dating from 1834, erected by
Today Braunston Marina is a major centre
for leisure craft, both narrow boats and canal cruisers, with modern
mooring facilities for 250 boats.
We at Braunston Marina are committed to
providing the finest facilities available on the waterways which will
ensure that Braunston is THE place for people to enjoy their boating
activities. We look forward to being of service to you.