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Gayton Marina from Northamptonshire

Set in the rolling Northamptonshire countryside close to The Upper Nene Valley cruise the Grand Union Canal all the way to London.

Our Location


Things to do

Gayton - The pretty village is set in the Northamptonshire countryside with views to the upper Nene Valley close to the Northampton arm of The Grand Union Canal the village name is linked to the canal and gives its name to Gayton Junction where the Northampton Arm leads to the River Nene.

Milton Keynes - A new city and a place that combines fun and enjoyment of city living with leisure activities see the world famous Concrete Cows designed by Canadian born artist Liz Leyh.

Foxton Locks - Situated on the Grand Union Canal the flight of locks at Foxton was built in 1810 by W H Gwynne a very popular location with boaters, walkers and cyclists visit the Foxton Museum or watch the colourful boats make their way through the locks.

Warwick - Situated on the banks of the River Avon and famous for its historic buildings and for the vast array of antique shops, second hand bookshops, cafes and restaurants the town is famous for the annual Mop Fair and Runaway Mop Fairs which first started nearly seven hundred years ago. The Grand Union Canal runs through the town and joins two of England's largest cities Birmingham and London

Marina Address :

Blisworth Arm, Northamptonshire. NN7 3ER


Directions via Road: The marina is situated off the Gayton to Milton Malsor Road, adjacent to the A43. However, there is no direct access from the A43. Unless noted below, ignore signs to Gayton village.After 2 miles turn right towards Blisworth for 1mile.

In the centre of Blisworth turn left just past Royal Oak pub (200m) towards Northampton. Do not turn into Chapel Lane.Turn left in front of a row of thatched cottages into Northampton Road (to Milton Malsor) for 1 mile.Turn left at the staggered crossroad (to Rothersthorpe & Gayton).Immediately after the bridge over the A43, turn left at the T-junction.Go over the canal bridge and the marina is 300m on the left.

From the M1, exit at junction 15A and take the A43 towards Northampton for 1/4 mile.At roundabout turn left (to Rothersthorpe & Pattishall) for 2 miles to Rothersthorpe.

At the crossroads turn left (to Milton Malsor & Blisworth).After going over the second canal bridge, the marina is 300m on the left.

Directions via Rail Take the train to Northampton station and then a taxi to the marina (about 5 miles). Please contact the taxi company directly for a fare estimate. For information about train timetables and ticket costs for all mainline rail transport please go to www.thetrainline.com.

Directions via Air: From Luton, Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted or Birmingham: There are a number of options including rail or coach to Northampton. For information on taxi companies see below. Please contact the taxi companies directly for an estimated fare.


Boats operating from Gayton Marina

Thrush

Boat Name : Rock Thrush
Boat Class : Thrush
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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Grebe

Boat Name : Slavonian Grebe
Boat Class : Grebe
Sleeps a maximum of 4 People

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Gull

Boat Name : Audouins Gull
Boat Class : Gull
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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Thrush

Boat Name : American Thrush
Boat Class : Thrush
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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Grebe

Boat Name : Pied Billed Grebe
Boat Class : Grebe
Sleeps a maximum of 4 People

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Eagle

Boat Name : Bonellis Eagle
Boat Class : Eagle
Sleeps a maximum of 7 People

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Owl

Boat Name : Long Eared Owl
Boat Class : Owl
Sleeps a maximum of 10 People

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Bunting

Boat Name : Snow Bunting
Boat Class : Bunting
Sleeps a maximum of 5 People

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Heron

Boat Name : Capped Heron
Boat Class : Heron
Sleeps a maximum of 5 People

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Warbler

Boat Name : Garden Warbler
Boat Class : Warbler
Sleeps a maximum of 8 People

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Swan

Boat Name : Tundra Swan
Boat Class : Swan
Sleeps a maximum of 12 People

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Warbler

Boat Name : Grasshopper Warbler
Boat Class : Warbler
Sleeps a maximum of 8 People

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Sandpiper

Boat Name : Purple Sandpiper
Boat Class : Sandpiper
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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CBC6

Boat Name : Imperial Amazon
Boat Class : CBC6
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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AVE8-2

Boat Name : Portia
Boat Class : AVE8-2
Sleeps a maximum of 8 People

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AVE6

Boat Name : Malvolio
Boat Class : AVE6
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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CBC4

Boat Name : Everetts Blue 2
Boat Class : CBC4
Sleeps a maximum of 4 People

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AVE6

Boat Name : Titania II
Boat Class : AVE6
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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CBC6

Boat Name : Duchess Lorikeet
Boat Class : CBC6
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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CBC4

Boat Name : Alexandrine
Boat Class : CBC4
Sleeps a maximum of 4 People

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