Willington Winding Hole

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 the Derby and the 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 The Dragon PH (Shardlo 11 Miles / Preston Brook 81 Miles); ¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Swarkestone Junction is Willington Sanitary Station; ¼ 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 Services — ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Horninglow Basin — 4 miles, 1¾ 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 Visitor Moorings — 8 miles, 5½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Barton Turn Visitor Moorings
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, 3½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Locks No 2
Fradley Canalside Café — 14 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Canalside Café
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
Shop & Marine Services at Fradley Junction — 14 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 Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Shop & Marine Services at Fradley Junction
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
Streethay Wharf — 17 miles, 4¾ 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 Streethay Wharf
Kings Orchard Marina — 17 miles, 6¾ 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 Kings Orchard Marina
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

Willington Services — ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Swarkestone Lock No 5 — 5 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
The New Oakmoor Café — 7 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to The New Oakmoor Café
Sawley Locks No 2 — 13 miles, 3½ 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 Services — ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Horninglow Basin — 4 miles, 1¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Shobnall Marina — 5 miles, ¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Shobnall Marina
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, 3½ 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

Mercia Marina — 5¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
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, 1¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Shobnall Marina — 5 miles, ¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Shobnall Marina
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, 3¾ 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, 4¼ 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

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Mercia Marina — 5¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Mercia Marina — 5¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Shobnall Marina — 5 miles, ¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Shobnall Marina
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
Streethay Wharf — 17 miles, 4¾ 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 Streethay Wharf
Kings Orchard Marina — 17 miles, 6¾ 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 Kings Orchard Marina
 

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