Canal Boating from Packet Boat Marina, Middlesex

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Packet Boat Marina, Middlesex on the Grand Union canal in Middlesex

Packet Boat Marina, Packet Boat Lane, Cowley, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 2JJ

Packet Boats Marina is set among rolling hills and beautiful countryside on the outskirts of London

Cruising Routes

Sorry, we don't have any routes for this marina currently.

Things to do

  • 1
    London offers a myriad of interesting things to do and see (and to eat at) see London Zoo, float through leafy Maida Vale, visit Portobello Road Market, Camden Lock is a very vibrant place with it’s Market, see the totally regenerated Kings Cross, Granary Square, Coal Drops Yard shops and restaurants
  • 2
    The Grand Union Canal offers stunning scenery throughout Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire and yet is so close to London and the Regents Canal and River Lee and Stort beyond
  • 3
    See historic Limehouse and then head up the River Lee either towards the Olympic Park and the city or towards the countryside at Hertford and the River Stort.
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  • Directions By Road
    From the M4: Exit at Junction 4 (Signposted A408 Uxbridge). Follow signs for Uxbridge and West Drayton. When you arrive at traffic lights at a T-junction, West Drayton is signposted to your left and A408 Cowley to your right. Turn right. Continue along this road for 1 mile until you come to the Paddington Packet Boat Pub and a sign for the Turning Point Pub on your left. Turn left. Follow the road up over the hump-back bridge. Packet Boat Marina entrance is about 100 metres beyond the bridge on the left.
  • Directions By Rail
    From London (Paddington Station) take the train to West Drayton. Weekdays and Saturdays trains depart every 30 minutes and journey time is approximately 25 minutes. Either take a taxi (5 minutes) or the 222 bus to Packet Boat Lane. Alternatively, from Kings Cross St. Pancras, take the London Underground Metropolitan Line to Uxbridge. Journey time approximately 55 minutes. Either take a taxi (5-10 minutes) or take the 222 bus to Packet Boat Lane (15 minutes). There is a bus stop at the Paddington Packet Boat public house. You can plan your rail journey on this website
  • Nearest Airport
    From Heathrow Airport you can take a taxi (15 minutes) or the 222 bus from Heathrow Airport North (25-30 minutes)
  • Local Accommodation
    The Waters Edge Canal cottages, in Packet Boat Lane Premier Inn Uxbridge
  • Taxi Information
    01895 540 014 Uxbridge minicabs, 01865 777 333 Royal Cars LHR Express Cars. Tel: 01895 444333 or 01895 8561 1234 Peachey Car Services. Tel: 01895 444444 Oscar Car 2000 Executive. Tel: 020 8759 6644
  • Groceries
    Tesco Superstore UB7 7FP under a mile from the marina, If you wish to have your shopping delivered to the boat feel free as we will be at the marina cleaning the boat