Download Our FREE App!


Download the free Foxton App for information on the locks, inclined boat lift, places to eat and drink and the Discovery Trail.

The Foxton Discovery App uses the latest technology to recreate the Inclined Plane boat lift. By using your smart phone or tablet device you can see in the boat lift magically appear before your eyes, all in the exact position boats would have made their journey in the past.

This exciting new Discovery App also provides additional information including;

  • Detailed information and multimedia for the Discovery Trail

  • Looking glass reality which will provide a digital version of how the boat lift on the Inclined Plane would have looked.

  • Foxton Quest exploration game

To download the App, simply visit the Google Play Store or Apple App Store before you arrive.

Please note the app is currently undergoing some technical problems. We apologize for this.

Foxton Inclined Plane Trust

Foxton Canal Museum

Middle Lock

Gumley Road



LE16 7RA


0116 2792 657

Foxton Inclined Plane Trust (FIPT) is an independent charitable organisation. Charity 513241.


We are a registered Company 1654756.


FIPT operate Foxton Canal Museum which is an Accredited Museum 1644