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Grand Union Canal Walk: Northampton Arm


8 km / 5 miles
A short section proving a link into Northampton where the Nene Way can be joined.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes: Paths marked on OS mapping
Start: SP720550 - Gayton Junction, Northamptonshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SP753597 - Northampton, Northamptonshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Canal & River Trust - Northampton Arm (Grand Union Canal) Grand Union Canal - Northampton Arm Tim Bertuchi - Grand Union Canal: Northampton Arm [blog]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

General Interest Book Grand Union, Oxford & the South East: Waterways Guide 1 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)  (HarperCollins  - 2024 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 152
OS Landranger Active 152
OS Explorer 207, 223
OS Explorer Active 207, 223
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Route Profile:

7.6 km (4.7 miles)
28 m (92 ft) ascent
92 m (302 ft)  maximum height

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