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Weir 3 - Luddington (4 miles)3531 viewsIf portaging follow signs into the lock cut on the right and portage on the left of
the lock cut. Beware of Barrier across RHS of weir - KEEP AWAY.
DO NOT SHOOT this weir unless you have inspected it closely at the current
water levels. It is VERY ROCKY at low / medium levels. ONLY Shoot in high
water. Possible shoot on the Far left before get to island. Danger of pinning. VERY rocky all the way down.
Aug 24, 2010
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Canoe polo in the Basin, in 1971!162 viewsOct 17, 2007
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Canal Basin awaiting redevelopment274 viewsSpot the difference!Oct 17, 2007
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Weir 5 - Bidford Grange (8.75 miles)2481 viewsIf portaging, follow signs into the lock cut on the left and portage on the left.

The weir is on the right of the lock island. The shoot is on the centre or far right.
Sep 03, 2007
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Weir 6 - Barton (9.5 miles)1314 viewsIf portaging, follow signs into the lock cut on the right and portage on the right.

The weir is on the left of the lock island. The shoot is on the left of centre, depending on water levels.
Sep 03, 2007
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Weir 4 - Welford (6.75 miles)1289 viewsIf portaging, follow signs into the lock cut on the right or in low water portage on the slope on the right of the weir face.

NOTE DANGER - the main current flows onto fallen trees. Keep to the left after you have shot this weir.
Sep 03, 2007
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Weir 1 - Stratford (1.25 miles)1881 viewsIf portaging, go the the left of the lock and use footpath - BEWARE of pedestrians.

If shooting, go to the right of the lock and under the left of the cable boom.
Shoot the second weir on the left, BEFORE the sluice gate. There are submerged rocks at the bottom of the first stepped weir.
Sep 03, 2007
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Avon Descent Finish (10.25 miles)11084 viewsFinish though the left-hand bridge arch. Keep close to the left-hand bank. A buoy marks the finish line.Sep 03, 2007
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Weir 2 - Stratford (1.6 miles)3207 viewsIf portaging, go into the lock cut on the left and portage on the left.

If shooting, go to the right of the lock and shoot the weir in the centre.
Sep 03, 2007
     
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