Once busy with barges laden with limestone for nearby lime kilns, Welford Wharf is now a picture of rural tranquility. It’s a great place for country walks and spotting wildlife.
Address: Welford Wharf, Welford, Northamptonshire
Visit time: 1-2 hours
Price: Once you're there, it won't cost you a thing
Parking: There is a small amount of free visitor car parking at Welford Wharf and Welford Reservoir
Toilets: There are no public toilets on site, the nearest can be found in the village and in the two pubs.
Welford Reservoir, Sulby Reservoir, remains of lime kilns, the village of Welford, Kilworth Springs Golf Club, Stanford Hall
Good place to spot boats year round
Pub and restaurant
Local pub in Welford Village
There are no picnic benches but a number of spots around nearby Welford Reservoir to lay down a blanket.
A long distance walk that passes through Welford Village
There are a number of short and medium distance walks around Welford Reservoir, the canal and surrounding countryside.
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