Plan your visit to the wonderful Foxton Locks - the longest set of staircase locks in Britain. Find out about car parks, disabled spaces, short and long stay, opening hours and, most importantly, where to get the best grub.
|Foxton Locks visitor area and circular walk||open every day|
|The Boilerhouse Museum||1 November 2016 to 1 April 2017
11.00am - 4.00pm weekends only and selected days
|For boats travelling through the locks||see our boaters page for operation times|
|The Boilerhouse Museum|
|Children (5-15 years)||£1.00|
The Foxton Locks towpath, visitor area and circular walk is completely free!
As a charity, we work hard to make sure there’s something for everyone to love at Foxton, whether it’s boating up the staircase, a post-Sunday lunch stroll or walking your dog as the sunrises. So why not become a Friend of the Canal & River Trust and help us care for our wonderful waterways.
Gumley Road, Foxton, Leicestershire, SAT NAV: LE16 7RA
From the A6:
From junction 20 of the M1:
The long stay car park is directly off the Gumley Road and costs £2 a day.
The short stay car park is down the service road towards the locks and costs:
Disabled parking - there are disabled parking spaces in the short stay car park and on the access road to the Boilerhouse Museum
Please remember that neither car park is open over night!
Market Harborough is the nearest station with trains from Leicester or London, Kings Cross.
Bus service: 44, RR2 (Rural Rider) from Market Harborough station. The bus brings you to the top of Foxton village, from there follow the bridal way to the locks or go to the canal bridge and follow the canal. For times visit: www.centrebus.info
Last date edited: 27 June 2017