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Flecknoe Road Bridge No 102

The Old Olive Bush

Flecknoe

RUGBY

CV23 8AT

01788 891134



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Walk up the hill

Closed Tuesday

Coventry Road Bridge No 109

The Kings Head

Southam Road

Napton

SOUTHAM

CV47 8NG

01926 812202



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Hook Norton

The Folly Bridge

No 113

The Folly Inn

Folly Lane

Napton

SOUTHAM

CV47 8NZ

01926 815185


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Free House

Formerly The Bull and Butcher

Marston Doles Bridge No 119

The Holly Bush Inn

Holly Bush Lane

Priors Marston

SOUTHAM

CV47 7RW

01327 260934



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Star

Spurfoot Bridge

No 124

The Butchers Arms

Church End

Priors Hardwick

SOUTHAM

CV47 7SN

01327 260504



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Predominately a restaurant

Old Fenny Compton Road

Bridge No

136

The Wharf Inn

Wharf Road

Fenny Compton

SOUTHAM

CV47 2FE

01295 770332



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Formerly known as The Green Dragon


Old Fenny Compton Road

Bridge No

136

The Merrie Lion

Brook Street

Fenny Compton

SOUTHAM

CV47 2YH

01295 771134


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Free House

Re-opened July 2012

Cropredy Lock Bridge No 152

The Red Lion

Red Lion Street

Cropredy

BANBURY

OX17 1PB

01295 758680


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Enterprise

No food Monday

Cropredy Wharf Road Bridge

No 153

The Brasenose Arms

Cropredy

BANBURY

OX17 1PW

01295 750244


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Cropredy Mill Bridge

No 154

The Bell Inn

Manor Road

Great Bourton

BANBURY

OX17 1QP

01295 750504



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Hook Norton

Boughton Bridge

No 158

The Dirt House

Southam Road

Little Bourton

BANBURY

OX17 1RH


07921 512404



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Free House

Reopened early 2019

Previously known as The Plough

Bluebird Bridge

No 165A

The Mill Arts Centre

Spiceball Park

BANBURY

OX16 5QX

01295 252050


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Bluebird Bridge

No 165A

Ye Olde Reindeer

Parson Street

BANBURY

OX16 5NA

01295 270972



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Hook Norton

Albion Bridge No 166

The Bell Inn

Middleton Road

BANBURY

OX16 4QJ

01295 253169



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Punch

Twyford Bridge No 177

The Butchers Arms

Whittal Street

Kings Sutton

BANBURY

OX17 3RD

01295 810898



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Hook Norton

Twyford Bridge No 177

The White Horse

The Square

Kings Sutton

BANBURY

OX17 3RF

01295 812440


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Brakespeare

Aynho Bridge No 190

The Great Western Arms

Aynho

BANBURY

OX17 3BP

01869 338288



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Hook Norton

Aynho Bridge No 190

The Duke

Main Street

Clifton

BANBURY

OX15 0PE

01869 226334


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Free House

Previously The Duke of Cumberlands Head

Allens Bridge No 204

The Barley Mow

Summerton Road

Upper Heyford

BICESTER

OX25 5LB

01869 232300


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Fullers

Mill Lift Bridge No 205

The Bell Inn

Market Square

Lower Heyford

BANBURY

OX25 5NY

01869 347176


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Free House

Pidgeon Bridge

No 213

 

The Dashwood Hotel

Heyford Road

Kirtlington

KIDLINGTON

OX5 3HJ

01869 351432


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Rebellion beers

Pidgeon Bridge

No 213

The Gardiner Arms

Medcroft Road

Tackley

KIDLINGTON

OX5 3AH

01869 331266


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Free House

Aubreys Lift Bridge

No 221

The Boat Inn

Thrupp

KIDLINGTON

OX5 1JY

01865 374279


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Greene King

Featured in the Inspector Morse series

Sparrowgap Bridge

No 223

The Jolly Boatman

216 Banbury Road

Thrupp

KIDLINGTON

OX5 1JU

01865 377800


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Greene King

Langford Lane Bridge No 224

The Highwayman Hotel

249 Banbury Road

KIDLINGTON

OX5 1BF

01865 377388


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Star

Previously The Wise Alderman

Roundham Lock

No 42

The Kings Arms

The Moors

KIDLINGTON

OX5 2AJ

01865 373004



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Marstons beers

Wolvercote Road Bridge No 235

The White Hart

Godstow Road

Wolvercote

OXFORD

OX2 8PG

01865 511978


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Free House

Community Pub

Limited food availability

Wolvercote Road Bridge No 235

The Jacob's Inn

Godstow Road

Wolvercote

OXFORD

OX2 8PG

01865 514333



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Marstons

Formerly The Red Lion

Balls Bridge No 236

The Plough

Wolvercote Green

OXFORD

OX2 8BD

01865 556969


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Greene King

Close to Port Meadow

Aristotle Bridge

No 240

The Anchor Inn

2 Hayfield Road

OXFORD

OX2 6TT

01865 510282


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Duke Bars

Walton Well Road Bridge No 242

The Harcourt Arms

Cranham Terrace

OXFORD

OX2 6DG

01865 556669


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Fullers

Walton Well Road Bridge No 242

The Rickety Press

Cranham Terrace

OXFORD

OX2 6DE

01865 424581


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Arkells

Walton Well Road Bridge No 242

The Old Bookbinders

Victor Street

Jericho

OXFORD

OX2 6BT

01865 553549



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Greene King

Walton Well Road Bridge No 242

The Jericho Tavern

Walton Street

OXFORD

OX2 6AE

01865 311775


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M&B

Oxford Canal Basin

Oxford Retreat

Hythe Bridge Street

OXFORD

OX1 2EW

01865 250309


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M&B

Previously known as Antiquity Hall

Oxford Canal Basin

The Lighthouse

Park End Street

OXFORD

OX1 1HH

01865 204060


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Marstons

Formerly Rosie O Gradys and then Dukes Cut. Very close to the original Oxford City Canal Basin



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Napton Bridge

No 111

The Bridge at Napton

Southam Road

Napton

SOUTHAM

CV47 8NQ




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Closed

Converted to housing

The Folly Bridge

No 113

The Crown Inn

High Street

Napton

SOUTHAM

CV47 8LZ




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Closed

Converted to housing

Claydon Top Lock No 17

The Sunrising Inn

Church Lane

Claydon
BANBURY

OX17 1EW




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Noted as closed in 1990

Now used as a private dwelling

Pidgeon Lock No 39

The Three Pidgeons




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Closed

Enslow Bridge

No 216

The Rock of Gibraltar

Enslow

KIDLINGTON

OX5 3AY




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Previously known as The Brindley Head

Currently closed and boarded up

Details of pubs either canalside or a short distance away from The Oxford Canal from Braunston Turn to Oxford via Banbury

The Old Olive Bush Flecknoe Oxford Canal PhotoThe Kings Head Napton Southam Oxford Canal PhotoThe Bridge Napton Southam Oxford Canal PhotoThe Crown Napton Southam Oxford Canal PhotoThe Folly Inn Napton Southam Oxford Canal PhotoThe Holly Bush Inn Priors Marston Southam Oxford Canal PhotoThe Butchers Arms Priors Hardwick Southam Oxford Canal PhotoThe Wharf Inn Fenny Compton Southam Oxford Canal PhotoThe Merrie Lion Fenny Compton Southam Oxford Canal PhotoThe Sun Rising Inn Claydon Banbury Oxford Canal PhotoThe Red Lion Cropredy Banbury Oxford Canal PhotoThe Brasenose Arms Cropredy Banbury Oxford Canal PhotoThe Bell Inn Great Bourton Banbury Oxford Canal PhotoThe Dirt House Little Bourton Banbury Oxford Canal PhotoThe Mill Arts Centre Banbury Oxford Canal South PhotoYe Olde Reindeer Banbury Oxford Canal PhotoThe Butchers Arms Kings Sutton Banbury Oxford Canal PhotoThe White Horse Kings Sutton Banbury Oxford Canal PhotoThe Great Western Arms Aynho Banbury Oxford Canal PhotoThe Duke Clifton Banbury Oxford Canal PhotoThe Barley Mow Upper Heyford Bicester Oxford Canal PhotoThe Bell Inn Lower Heyford Banbury Oxford Canal PhotoThe Dashwood Hotel Kirtlington Kidlington Oxford Canal PhotoThe Gardiner Arms Tackley Kidlington Oxford Canal PhotoThe Rock of Gibraltar Enslow Kidlington Oxford Canal PhotoThe Boat Inn Thrupp Kidlington Oxford Canal PhotoThe Jolly Boatman Thrupp Kidlington Oxford Canal PhotoThe Highwayman Hotel Kidlington Oxford Canal PhotoThe Kings Arms Kidlington Oxford Canal PhotoThe White Hart Oxford Canal PhotoThe Jacobs Inn Wolvercote Oxford Canal PhotoThe Plough Oxford Canal PhotoThe Anchor Inn Oxford Oxford Canal PhotoThe Harcourt Arms Oxford Oxford Canal PhotoThe Rickety Press Oxford Oxford Canal PhotoThe Old Bookbinders Jericho Oxford Oxford Canal PhotoThe Jericho Tavern Oxford Oxford Canal PhotoThe Oxford Retreat Oxford Oxford Canal PhotoThe Lighthouse Oxford Oxford Canal PhotoThe Bell Inn Banbury Oxford Canal Photo