Lime Kilns L1

Lime Kilns Moorings are situated on the Ashby Canal close to Hinckley in south west Leicestershire. The Canal itself is lock free for 22 miles and is almost entirely rural throughout its length.

The leisure mooring site is approximately 211m long and provides space for 6 vessels

Nearest Road

The mooring site is directly off the A5 Watling Street at Hinckley.

Hinckley town centre, which offers a wide range of shops, is approximately two miles away. Nuneaton town centre is approximately five miles away to the west.

Nearest Station


Nearest Town


Additional Information

Drinking water is available from the waterpoint on the visitor moorings opposite this site. Further facilities, including showers, refuse and elsan disposal, can be found at Sutton Cheney Wharf, approximately six miles cruise to the north. Refuse and elsan disposal facilities are also available at Hawkesbury Junction which is an eight mile cruise to the south west.

Access to the site is behind a vehicle barrier with steps down to the canalside.

The site is protected by fencing and a padlocked gate. Keys are available to berth holders only for a refundable deposit of 50 pounds. Deposits will be refunded when keys are returned with a valid receipt.

Ashby Canal
Car Parking
None/Public Road
Facilities Block
Gated Access
Site Specific Key
Viewing Arrangements

The site can be viewed at any time from the towpath. Whilst at the site, please respect the privacy of other moorers.