GUC : Long Itchington to Warwick

Back to the Grand Union canal and another push towards Birmingham. The start of this walk marks the end of the need to uses buses – the end of this walk and all future walks start and end at train stations.


Start of the walk is back at The Two Boats pub, Long Itchington


And the first bridge is again, bridge 25 – Cuttle bridge


Bridge 26 – Bickley’s bridge


Railway bridge 26A – disused railway


Bridge 27 – Bascote bridge


Bridge 28 – Toll House bridge


Staircase lock at Bascote Locks – three sets of gates and two locks co-joined


Next lock down the Bascote Locks


Bridge 29 – Splash bridge – time to get a mooove on 🙂


Welsh Road lock


Bridge 31 – Longhole bridge


Lock 20, approaching Fosse Road bridge


Bridge 32 – Fosse Road bridge


Lock number 22, part of Fosse Locks


Bridge 33 – unnamed


Bridge 33A Railway bridge – disused railway


Bridge 34 – Bull bridge


Bridge 35 – Radford Road bridge


Bridge 36 – Gulliman’s bridge


Bridge 37 – unnamed


Bridge 37A – unnamed


Bridge 38 – unnamed


Bridge 38A – railway bridge


Bridge 39 – footbridge


Bridge 40 – unnamed


Canal scene in the middle of Leamington


Bridge 41 – unnamed -carries the B4087


Bridge 42 – footbridge


Bridge 43 – unnamed – carries the A452


Canalside in western Leamington


Bridge 44 – Leam bridge


Aqueduct over the Warwick railway line


Looking west over the railway aqueduct


Bridge 45 – footbridge


Aqueduct over the river Avon


Bridge 46 – Emscote Road bridge


Bridge 47 – unnamed bridge


Bridge 48 – unnamed


Bridge 49 – unnamed – carries A429


Nice terracing and canalside decking


Bridge 49A – footbridge


Bridge 49B – footbridge and the first ascending lock – bottom lock of Cape Locks


Bridge 50 – Wedgenock Park bridge


Bridge 50A


Bridge 51 at Budbrooke Junction


Entrance to Saltisford Arm


Bridge 51B – view to Hatton Bottom lock


Anticipating the start of the next walk – the next lock in the Hatton flight


Looking back at the end of the walk, atop Hatton Bottom Lock


Progress – 114 miles from London completed, 22 1/4 to Typhoon Basin, Birmingham


Overall walk was about 10 miles.