Foxton Locks (Leicestershire) Reviews
Description:Small stretch of the canal which features a small run of locks as well as an inclined plane boat lift.
Newest Review: ... locks. And on all but the quietest of days, you can expect to be able to watch the locks in action. Since quite a lot of people negotiating the locks are people who've hired a boat for the weekend and haven't really worked out what they're doing, it can be quite fun to watch the sheer terror on their faces which is magnified by having an audience. There's a lock-keeper's cottage with ... more
Customer Foxton Locks (Leicestershire) Reviews (1)
by - written on 14/03/12 (Very useful, 104 readings)
~We know how to show visitors a good time!~ In the unlikely event that you were ever to come and visit me and it wasn't raining, then there's a high probability that we would go to Foxton Locks. Unless it's a very short visit or you express a total loathing for our nation's industrial heritage, you will - sooner or later - get stuffed into the back of my car and taken to our favourite local attraction. Only if your greatest wish is an afternoon in the charity shops and coffee bars of Market Harborough, might you persuade me NOT to treat you to the twin wonders of the Foxton 'staircases' and the utterly awesome 'Inclined Plane' boat lift. Actually I probably ... Read the complete review
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