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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Shipley Mill Winding Hole, 1 mile and 4½ furlongs, 2 locks ... Winding Hole below Stenson's Lock, 2 miles and 6 furlongs, 3 locks .... Willington Winding Hole.
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May 27, 2014 ... The hole is getting bigger between the bottom gates of Shardlow Lock, ... and Swarkstone locks with 16 at Willington, even on the winding hole, ...
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Down Stream Winding Hole: Walsall Town Arm Junction. Wednesday 18 June 2014 .... Up Stream Winding Hole: Willington (just east of Bridge 23) Down Stream ...
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Jun 30, 2010 ... After a quick cruise down to the Willington Winding hole, Anne and Philip can't wait to get on board in June for there first of many happy weeks ...
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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 Horninglow Basin
Horninglow Basin — 4 miles, 1½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Swarkestone Lock No 5 — 5 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Weston Lock No 4 — 8 miles, 2 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
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 Derwent Mouth
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
Fradley Swingbridge — 14 miles, 4½ 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 Fradley Swingbridge
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

Nearest Rubbish disposal

Swarkestone Lock No 5 — 5 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
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

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Willington Bridge No 23 — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Horninglow Basin — 4 miles, 1½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
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

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