Grand Union Leicester Line (Foxton Locks to Norton Junction)

The Grand Union Leicester line runs from Birstall to Norton Junction. This section looks at the stretch from Foxton Locks to Norton Junction.

overgrown canal on Leicester Branch of Grand Union

Foxton Locks

  • Bridge 61 Laundry. Bottom Lock. 0116 279 2285 (Key from Bar for washer + tokens for dryer)
  • Bridge 61 Shop. Bottom Lock. 0116 279 2285. (Chandlery,Groceries, Meat to order)
  • Black Horse. Main St. LE16 7RD. 01858 545250
  • Bridge 61. Bottom Lock. Gumley Rd. LE16 7RA. 0116 279 2285 (Fab pub, food, canalside
  • garden. shop, chandlery, shower, laundry,dogs welcome)*R
  • Foxton Locks Inn. Bottom Lock. Gumley Rd. LE16 7RA. 0116 279 1515
  • Texas Steakhouse. 60 Main St. LE16 7RB. 01858 545964

Market Harborough

  • The Square. High St. LE16 9HB.
  • Co-operative Foods. Coventry Rd. LE16 9BX. 01858 462281
    Tesco Metro. 21 The Square. LE16 7PA. 0345 677 9457
  • Buses: Sapphire X3 near Basin takes you to Market Harborough/Leicester (or X7 to Northampton)

Husbands Bosworth

  • Husbands Bosworth PO. 2 High St. LE17 6LH. 01858 880201 (In Springfields)
  • Springfield Supermarket. 4-6  High St. LE17 6LH. 01858 575666

 

  • The Bell Inn. 2 Kilworth Rd. LE17 6JZ. 01858 880246
    Golden Bowl. 2 High St. LE17 6LH. 01858 881788 (Chinese)

North Kilworth

Welford

  • PO @ Springfields Store. 29-31 High St. NN6 6HT. 01858 575006
  • Welford Dry Dock. NN6 6JQ.
    Welford Marina. Canal Cottage. NN6 6JQ. 01858 575995
  • Springfields. 29-31 High St. NN6 6HT. 01858 575006
  • The Elizabethan. 8 High St. NN6 6HT. 01858 575311 (Restaurant)
    Totty Teas. 2 The Wharf. NN6 6JQ. 01858 575147 (Tues-Sat 10-4; Sun 12.30-4.30)
    The Wharf Inn. Wharf Barns. NN6 6JQ. 01858 575075 (Pub/Restaurant/Hotel)

South Kilworth

  • Moorings bridge 37. A brisk 20-25min walk gets you to the village...

Yelvertoft

  • Water Point & Refuse
  • Yelvertoft PO. 80 High St. NN6 6LQ.

Crick

  • Crick PO & Stores. 86 Main Rd. NN6 7TX. 01788 822201 (post restante/parcel service)
  • Co-operative Foods. High St. NN6 7TS. 01788 822277
    Crick PO & Stores. 86 Main Rd. NN6 7TX. 01788 822201

Norton Junction

  • The New Inn. Long Buckby Wharf. NN6 7PW. 01327 844747