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Foxton Locks

Foxton, Market Harborough, England
+44 845 319 4808
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On the boat

Great experience going up the Foxton Locks. Met two really friendly lock keepers to assist and chat... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark T
Johannesburg, South Africa
via mobile
Kids loved it

Big thank you to the lock keeper for your wealth of knowledge and letting the little ones help you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rugby, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average2%
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“car park” (70 reviews)
“the pub” (55 reviews)
“lock keepers” (25 reviews)
Foxton, Market Harborough, England
+44 845 319 4808
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great experience going up the Foxton Locks. Met two really friendly lock keepers to assist and chat to on the way. Plenty of gongoozelers. Great atmosphere.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Big thank you to the lock keeper for your wealth of knowledge and letting the little ones help you open and close the locks.

Thank AndyMallender
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very interesting visit to the locks and the small canal museum. It demonstrates the achievement in engineering by our ancestors in navigating the steep hill in Foxton with an amazing flight of locks. It was probably the hottest day of the year...More

Thank Gingernut169
Reviewed 1 week ago

I first came here as a kid and if you have an interest in canals then it's a fascinating place to poke about. The pub is very good and its an ideal place to stop for a coffee and a sandwich if you've been up...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's good to see how the canal builders overcome hills and different obstacles.it's a nice afternoon watching the boats going up and down the locks

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here yesterday, really enjoyed it, lots of boats selling various things, no entry fee unless you go into the festival.

Thank julie n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very picturesque lock basin. One of the nicest that we have seen. Several catering outlets with waterside seating and views. We did a beautiful 2 1/2 or so can I walk which was most enjoyable. Just happened to be a lovely sunny day as well...More

Thank Tolroy
Reviewed 1 week ago

A picture perfect location, a must visit for all. Lovely pubs, good food, great atmosphere. A massive relief after our absolutely shocking experience at Rockingham castle - total different story!

Thank casino302
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic place to visit. Myself and a few friends rode there on our motorcycles and stopped for lunch after being extremely rudely turned away at Rockingham Castle. We thoroughly enjoyed watching the boats and lock action, Great place

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit to this unusual feat of engineering. A walking trail (easy) leads you round this historic site. Boats are available to hire. There is a shop. A busy (but expensive) pub serving lunches was popular and had a seating area facing the...More

Thank helstravels
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Vanessa S
what is the parking like for motorhome please
19 February 2017|
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Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
I think you will find it is ok. The parking meters were giving problems on the day we visited but the re was plenty of space so I think you will find it ok.
Steve C
Can you take dogs
29 August 2016|
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Response from Mando116 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take your dogs
Can you see the water from the car park? Is there plenty of parking?
22 August 2016|
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Response from thunderbirdsport | Reviewed this property |
Hello The answer is yes to both questions