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The arm branches off from the grand union canal at marsworth, near the tring reservoirs, less than a mile from the start of the wendover arm, and heads west for six and a quarter miles to the county town of buckinghamshire. Once in aylesbury you can visit the towns impressive new theatre, take advantage of the many eating and drinking options or visit the towns county museum and roald dahl. The project took 20 years to complete, 17 years of negotiations and 3 years to build. The completion of the canal had a profound effect on the economy of aylesbury and the surrounding district. Information and photos about the towpath, walks, bridges, feaures and locks on the aylesbury arm of the grand union canal in england. The aylesbury arm starts off from the grand union canal at marsworth junction (at the canal bridge along watery lane hp23 4ly i. Close to the b489) and runs for 10 kilometres across the countryside to arrive in the centre of aylesbury in buckinghamshire. The grand union canal (grand junction canal - aylesbury arm) is a narrow canal and is part of the grand union canal (grand junction canal). It runs for 6 miles and furlongs through 16 locks from marsworth junction (where it joins the grand union canal (grand junction canal - main line - gayton to brentford)) to aylesbury basin visitor moorings (which is a dead end). The canal was opened in1799 and originally linked the grand union canal to wendover. Its primary purpose was to provide water to the highest point on the grand union canal. It has been unnavigable since 1897 but is being reconstructed by the wendover arm trust. The aylesbury arm was opened in 1814 linking aylesbury with the grand union canal at startops end (pronounced starrups) near marsworth. Originally planned to carry onto the thames at abingdon, the new canal was to be known as the western junction unfortunately, so strong was the opposition from landowners that the route west of. This waterside walk takes you along the aylesbury arm of the grand union canal. You can start off from the centre of town near the train station or there is a parking area on the outskirts next to the canal. You then head east along the towpath to the village of marsworth. The aylesbury arm of the grand union canal is a great starting point for family walks and to see the bustle of life at the waters edge. The aylesbury arm used to transport grain, timber, coal and building materials until the 1960s.