Boating through Caen Hill

If you're thinking of travelling up (or down) the flight you'll need to talk to our volunteer lock keepers as Caen Hill locks are only open at certain times - check below for details...

Caen Hill lock opening times Caen Hill lock opening times

Visitor moorings

Download our new local visitor mooring maps for:

Lock keepers on duty

Our small army of volunteer lock keepers have the experience to make sure you get through the lock flight quickly and easily while conserving the water during your passage. They're on duty:

8.00am - 2.00pm in the summer

8.00am - 1.00pm in the winter

Lock opening times

Passages start between lock 29 and 44 daily from:    
1 April to 30 September

8.00am - 2.00pm

Last boat in at 2.00pm
1 October to 31 March 8.00am – 1.00pm Last boat in by 1.00pm

Please note: no mooring between locks 44 and 29.

Welcome boat opening times

For local information, leaflets, guides and a jolly good boater's yarn, remember to stop by 'Admiral', our welcome boat. Usually moored in the Top Lock Cafe pound, our volunteers are generally available:

Boating facilities

Caen Hill Marina at the bottom of the flight near Foxhangers, has a selection of boating facilities and services.

Last date edited: 12 April 2024