Harecastle Tunnel Winter Opening Times 2020/21
From Date: 01/11/2020 00:00
To Date: 28/02/2021 23:45 inclusive
Type: Booking Information
Is the towpath closed? No
Closest waterway: Trent & Mersey Canal
Starts at: Harecastle Tunnel
Ends at: Harecastle Tunnel
To make a booking or for enquiries, please email EventsNorthStaffs@canalrivertrust.org.uk
Alternatively, please call 0303 0404040.
During the winter season 2020/21, booking will be required for passage through the Harecastle Tunnel.
There will be no passage on Sunday 1st November. From 2nd November until 23rd December 2020 and 4th January until 28th February 2021, booking slots for passage are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays only, at the following times:-
North to South – 8am & 10am
South to North – 9am & 11am
Please book at least 48 hours prior to passage as we will be unable to accommodate late arrivals.
Christmas and New Year Period –
The tunnel is open from 8am to 12noon on 28th, 30th December and 2nd January. Customers must book before 3pm on 23rd December to guarantee a passage booking.
To make a booking or enquiries, please email EventsNorthStaffs@canalrivertrust.org.uk; alternatively, please call 0303 040 404040.
In order to manage your booking as efficiently as possible, please include the following when emailing your request: Boat Name, Index Number, Direction of travel (Northbound: Westport to Kidsgrove; Southbound: Kidsgrove to Westport). Thank you.
For the latest information regarding Covid-19 and any restrictions or impact it may be having on our waterways please visit https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/safety-on-our-waterways/coronavirus