Foxton Volunteer Lock Keepers
Information Centre

LOCK OPENING TIMES

 Foxton and Watford locks

 will be open for passage 

WATER SHORTAGE Reduced Hours from 8th August 10.00-16.00 Last boat in 15.15

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Please book in with lock keepers on site who will tell you when you may proceed.

 

 

 Leicester Line Stoppages

Winter Maintenance Stoppages

Foxton Vintage Sep 2017 04
Foxton Vintage Sep 2017 04

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Foxton Locks Sep 2022 Union Flag at half mast for HM QE2
Foxton Locks Sep 2022 Union Flag at half mast for HM QE2

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Foxton Locks Nov 2014 - 19
Foxton Locks Nov 2014 - 19

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Foxton Vintage Sep 2017 04
Foxton Vintage Sep 2017 04

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LOCK KEEPERS

Meet our team. Your friendly helpful lock keepers will give advice, help and guidance to ensure your enjoyment and safety during your visit to Foxton Locks on a boat or on foot.

They are well trained with a comprehensive knowledge of how the locks work, their history and some local knowledge for both boaters and visitors.

 

BOATERS

Information for boaters who wish to visit Foxton Locks.

Click the button below to learn what services are available, lock opening times, mooring places and times. Plan your visit and ensure you arrive in time to pass through the locks before they close. Leave time to moor up and enjoy the local pubs, cafe and museum. Explore the site of the Inclined Plane and get a fantastic view from the viewing platform.

 

VISITORS

Visitors to Foxton Locks can enjoy a memorable time to our historic locks. There is plenty to see and do at Foxton Locks for a great family day out.

Watch boats transverse the locks, have a picnic by the locks or lunch in the pubs. Visit the museum to find out more about the history of the English canals, Foxton Locks and Inclined Plane. Look out for swans, ducks and even a glimpse of our resident kingfisher.