Foxton Locks is a beautiful area to spend the day any time of year but it really comes into it’s own in summer. Why not make the most of a visit to Foxton Locks with a boat trip?
You can get afloat on Vagabond a classic trip boat, or you can rent a boat for a day, contact Foxton Boat Services or call on 0116 279 2285.
Foxton locks are controlled by lock keepers in the summer and have restricted opening times in winter, please follow the instructions posted on the locks. In busy periods there can be a long wait to go through the locks, but there is plenty to do on site. Click here for more information.
Foxton Locks Summer Opening Times – 18th April to 28th September 2014
Foxton Locks are open from 8am to 7pm, last boat at 6.15pm, between Friday 18th April 2014 and Sunday 28th September 2014, seven days a week. It takes approximately 45 minutes to pass through the flight and you must be through the flight by the time of closure. As locks can be very busy, please allow yourself plenty of time to ensure passage.
Opening times change after 28th September 2014, please see relevant notice for correct opening time information.
Make the most of your trip
Boating on hot days can be thirsty work, so make sure you visit The Foxton Locks Inn during your jaunt along the canal. For family favourites and gourmet delights see our menus, there’s sure to be something for everyone!