Foxton Junction

Junction of Grand Union Market Harborough Branch with Leicester Section
Bridge 61, Rainbow Bridge, Harborough LE16 7RA, United Kingdom
 
 
It is at one end of Foxton Locks.

Opening Times

Navigation restriction notice: Leicester Line (Grand Union Canal), Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open
From: Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction to Foxton Junction.
After a relatively dry winter, following on from last year’s exceptionally dry summer – one of the hottest and driest on record – reservoirs feeding some parts of the Oxford and Grand Union Canals have not refilled as quickly as would normally be expected.

Recent heavy storms have not been able to compensate for a continued period of below average rainfall that goes back to June 2018 and that has meant some reservoirs in this area have not refilled as we would normally expect. For example Naseby Reservoir, our largest reservoir serving this part of the canal network, started the season around 60% full.

In order to maximise the available water the Trust is taking the sensible precaution of locking targeted locks up overnight. This measure is intended to reduce the potential for water losses overnight and allow backpumps more time to transfer water from the Braunston Summit onto the Leicester Summit.

From the 6th May, lock opening hours will be: 9am to 5pm [last entry on the flight 4.15pm]

We will continue to monitor our reservoir storage and canal opening hours with a view to keeping disruption to a minimum whilst balancing a need to save water.

Boaters also have a really important role to play and we ask that they help us to save water by making sure that all gates and paddles are closed after use, sharing a lock if possible and waiting for oncoming boats where appropriate.  

For more water saving tips go to www.canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/boating/a-guide-to-boating

In the days preceding, during (25th to 27th May) and following Crick Boat Show opening hours will be relaxed to allow boat traffic to navigate to and from the event with minimal disruption.

  Monday the 6th of May, 2019 to Friday the 8th of May, 2020
Information sent Monday the 8th of April, 2019

 
The nearest place in the direction of Long Hill Bridge No 70 is Foxton Junction Footbridge No 62; ¼ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

Facilities: water point.

You can wind here.

 

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Opening Times

Navigation restriction notice: Leicester Line (Grand Union Canal), Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open
From: Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction to Foxton Junction.

Foxton Locks will be open from 10am until 4:00pm each day from 1st April until 1st September. Please be aware that the last assisted boat will be allowed to enter the lock flight at 3:15pm.

Please ensure you have booked in with the Lock Keeper before you enter the flight. The Lock Keeper will either be on the lock flight, or in the Top Lock Keepers Hut.

If you enter the flight without booking in, you may be required to back out, as other boats may be working the flight already.

Monday the 6th of May, 2019 to Friday the 8th of May, 2020
Information sent Monday the 8th of April, 2019

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Nearest water point

The nearest water point is here. Others are at:
Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction — 2¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Market Harborough Wharf — 5 miles, 4 furlongs away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) in the direction of Market Harborough Wharf
North Kilworth Wharf — 6 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Welford Basin and Wharf — 9 miles, 1½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Kilby Bridge No 87 — 9 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of River Soar Junction
Yelvertoft Wharf — 16 miles and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Yelvertoft Marina — 16 miles, 5 furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Wharf — 18 miles, 2 furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Friars Mill Visitor Moorings — 18 miles, 2 furlongs and 24 locks away
Travel to River Soar Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Friars Mill Visitor Moorings

Nearest rubbish disposal

Market Harborough Wharf — 5 miles, 4 furlongs away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) in the direction of Market Harborough Wharf
Welford Basin and Wharf — 9 miles, 1½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Kilby Bridge No 87 — 9 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of River Soar Junction
Yelvertoft Wharf — 16 miles and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Wharf — 18 miles, 2 furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Market Harborough Wharf — 5 miles, 4 furlongs away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) in the direction of Market Harborough Wharf
Welford Basin and Wharf — 9 miles, 1½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Kilby Bridge No 87 — 9 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of River Soar Junction
Yelvertoft Marina — 16 miles, 5 furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Wharf — 18 miles, 2 furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction

Nearest place to turn

On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) in the direction of Market Harborough Wharf
Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction — 2¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Debdale Lane Winding Hole — 1 mile, 1½ furlongs away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of River Soar Junction
Debdale Wharf Bridge No 65 — 1 mile, 2 furlongs away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of River Soar Junction
Gallows Hill Winding Hole — 1 mile, 4¾ furlongs away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) in the direction of Market Harborough Wharf
Ivy Lodge Farm Bridge No 52 — 2 miles, 5 furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Bowden Hall Winding Hole — 3 miles, 3 furlongs away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) in the direction of Market Harborough Wharf
Smeeton Winding Hole — 3 miles, 3 furlongs away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of River Soar Junction
Woodlands Winding Hole — 4 miles, 4 furlongs away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) in the direction of Market Harborough Wharf
Market Harborough Wharf — 5 miles, 4 furlongs away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) in the direction of Market Harborough Wharf
Crane's Lock Winding Hole — 6 miles, ¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of River Soar Junction
Welford Branch Junction — 7 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Wain Bridge Winding Hole — 7 miles, 7½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of River Soar Junction
Welford Basin — 9 miles and 11 locks away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin
Welford Basin and Wharf — 9 miles, 1½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Kilby Bridge Winding Hole — 9 miles, 7½ furlongs and 12 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of River Soar Junction
Downtown Bridge Winding Hole — 10 miles and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Bush Lock Winding Hole — 11 miles, 6½ furlongs and 16 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of River Soar Junction
Elkington Bridge No 28 — 12 miles, 6½ furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Blaby Bridge Winding Hole — 12 miles, 7½ furlongs and 17 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of River Soar Junction

Nearest boatyard pump-out

North Kilworth Wharf — 6 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction
Yelvertoft Marina — 16 miles, 5 furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) in the direction of Norton Junction

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self-operated pump-out
 

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