Willington Winding Hole

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Findern Lane, Willington, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
 
Still bright on the hottest July day since records began. The winding hole just east of the bridge is right next to Willington Sanitary Station
Copyright: John Howarth
Taken: 19 July 2006
 
Willington Winding Hole is a village on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) between River Dove Aqueduct No 23 (2 miles and ¼ furlongs to the west) and Swarkestone Junction (Junction of Derby and Trent and Mersey Canals) (5 miles and 2½ furlongs and 1 lock to the east).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of River Dove Aqueduct No 23 is Willington Bridge No 23; ½ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Swarkestone Junction is Willington Railway Bridge No 22A; 3¼ furlongs away.

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Recent enhancement(?) to The (Green) Dragon pub includes an outside eating/drinking area good for some but unfortunately abused by others. This area is directly behind photographer position. Booking essential for 'busy' days (Fri/Sat/Sun/B Hols) if you want to eat - 01283 704795 http://www.thedragonatwillington.co.uk/ I have no commercial connection with this establishment!
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Nearest Water point

Willington Bridge No 23 — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Horninglow Basin — 4 miles, 1½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Swarkestone Lock No 5 — 5 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Weston Lock No 4 — 8 miles, 2 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Barton Turn Lock No 10 — 8 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Barton Turn Lock No 10
Shardlow — 11 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Gaskells Bridge No 46 — 12 miles, ¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Gaskells Bridge No 46
Sawley Locks No 2 — 13 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Locks No 2
Fradley Visitor Centre — 14 miles, 3 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Visitor Centre
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Cranfleet Lock No 3 — 14 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Cranfleet Lock No 3
Huddlesford Junction — 18 miles, 4 furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction
Beeston Lock No 4 — 19 miles, 2½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4
Ash Tree Bridge No 62 — 20 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Ash Tree Bridge No 62
Bishop Meadow Lock No 54 — 22 miles, 3½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Bishop Meadow Lock No 54
Loughborough Basin — 23 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Loughborough Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Loughborough Branch) to Loughborough Basin
Meadow Lane Bridge No 39 — 23 miles, 7½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Meadow Lane Bridge No 39
Meadow Lane Lock — 25 miles, 1½ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Lock
Fazeley Junction — 25 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction
Great Haywood Junction — 26 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction

Nearest Rubbish disposal

Swarkestone Lock No 5 — 5 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Barton Turn Lock No 10 — 8 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Barton Turn Lock No 10
Sawley Locks No 2 — 13 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Locks No 2
Fradley Visitor Centre — 14 miles, 3 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Visitor Centre
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Cranfleet Lock No 3 — 14 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Cranfleet Lock No 3
Beeston Lock No 4 — 19 miles, 2½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4
Bishop Meadow Lock No 54 — 22 miles, 3½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Bishop Meadow Lock No 54
Meadow Lane Lock — 25 miles, 1½ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Lock
Fazeley Junction — 25 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction
Great Haywood Junction — 26 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction
Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28 — 27 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28
Holme Lock No 5 — 27 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Junction, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Holme Lock No 5
Aldridge Marina — 28 miles, 5 furlongs and 42 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lichfield Canal (Under Restoration)) to Ogley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Wyrley and Essington Canal) to Catshill Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Daw End Branch) to Aldridge Marina
Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6 — 30 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Junction, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6
Longwood Junction — 32 miles, 1 furlong and 42 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lichfield Canal (Under Restoration)) to Ogley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Wyrley and Essington Canal) to Catshill Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Daw End Branch) to Longwood Junction
Water Point (South of Bradley Green Bridge) — 33 miles, 6½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Main Line - Hawkesbury to Fazeley) to Water Point (South of Bradley Green Bridge)
Minworth Top Lock No 25 — 34 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 24 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line) to Minworth Top Lock No 25
Walsall Top Lock — 34 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 42 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lichfield Canal (Under Restoration)) to Ogley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Wyrley and Essington Canal) to Birchills Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Walsall Junction Canal) to Walsall Top Lock
Aston Marina — 34 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Great Haywood to Etruria) to Aston Marina

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Willington Bridge No 23 — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Horninglow Basin — 4 miles, 1½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Barton Turn Lock No 10 — 8 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Barton Turn Lock No 10
Sawley Locks No 2 — 13 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Locks No 2
Fradley Visitor Centre — 14 miles, 3 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Visitor Centre
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Beeston Lock No 4 — 19 miles, 2½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4
Bishop Meadow Lock No 54 — 22 miles, 3½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Bishop Meadow Lock No 54
Meadow Lane Lock — 25 miles, 1½ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Lock
Fazeley Junction — 25 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction
Great Haywood Junction — 26 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction
Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28 — 27 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28
Holme Lock No 5 — 27 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Junction, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Holme Lock No 5
Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6 — 30 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Junction, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6
Maple Wood Marina — 32 miles, ½ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction, then on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Autherley to Great Haywood) to Maple Wood Marina
Longwood Junction — 32 miles, 1 furlong and 42 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lichfield Canal (Under Restoration)) to Ogley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Wyrley and Essington Canal) to Catshill Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Daw End Branch) to Longwood Junction
Water Point (South of Bradley Green Bridge) — 33 miles, 6½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Main Line - Hawkesbury to Fazeley) to Water Point (South of Bradley Green Bridge)
Minworth Top Lock No 25 — 34 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 24 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line) to Minworth Top Lock No 25
Walsall Top Lock — 34 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 42 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lichfield Canal (Under Restoration)) to Ogley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Wyrley and Essington Canal) to Birchills Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Walsall Junction Canal) to Walsall Top Lock
Aston Marina — 34 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Great Haywood to Etruria) to Aston Marina

Nearest Place to turn

Stenson Marina — 2 miles, 1¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Stenson Lock No 6 — 2 miles, 2¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Horninglow Basin — 4 miles, 1½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Shobnall Basin — 5 miles and 1 lock away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Shobnall Basin
Swarkestone Junction — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Chellaston Winding Hole — 6 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Barton Turns Marina — 9 miles, ¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Barton Turns Marina
Wychnor Winding Hole — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Wychnor Winding Hole
Winding Hole below Shardlow Lock — 11 miles, ½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Wychnor Moorings Winding Hole — 11 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Wychnor Moorings Winding Hole
Shardlow — 11 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Derwent Mouth — 12 miles, 2½ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Bagnall Winding Hole — 12 miles, 3½ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Bagnall Winding Hole
Sawley Flood Lock Weir Entrance — 12 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Flood Lock Weir Entrance
Sawley Lock No 2 Weir Exit — 13 miles, 4 furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Lock No 2 Weir Exit
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Soar Mouth — 14 miles, 4 furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Soar Mouth
Fradley Junction — 14 miles, 4 furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction
Redhill Lock Junction — 14 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Redhill Lock Junction
Cranfleet Lock Weir Exit — 15 miles, ½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Cranfleet Lock Weir Exit