These links take you to local businesses and other organisations which may be of interest to you.

Click on the Blue words to follow the links


Go Leicestershire the official local tourist pages, Where to go what to see, where to eat.


Bridge 61, Vagabond Boat Trips and Foxton Boat Services.  Friendly boaters pub with canal side garden, shop, boat trips, and boat repairs and Day Boat rental.


Foxton Locks Inn, Dog friendly waterside restaurant next to the bottom lock at Foxton and The Waterfront Restaurant at Market Harborough.  


Canal And River Trust is a charity who run our inland waterways. They are responsible for looking after Foxton and with the help of Volunteers operate Foxton Locks.


The black Horse Foxton , Village pub serving great food, just a quarter of an hour’s stroll from the locks.


If you want to stay locally try Foxton Locks Lodges. High quality self catering lodges on a nearby farm. A good base to visit Foxton, short drive to Harborough, or Leicester. You could visit the Space Centre or The Richard III exhibition.


Marston Croft Bed and Breakfast is just down the road in Maston Trussell. A lovely bed and breakfast with afternoon tea.

For something a bit special, not far from the locks you could stay or eat at Kilworth House.  

Market Harborough is the closest town to Foxton Locks. To find out more information please visit exploreharborough



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