West Stockwith L1 Leisure

Pretty West Stockwith Basin lies at the junction of the Chesterfield Canal and the River Trent in Nottinghamshire.

The site offers a good base for those wishing to explore the tidal River Trent or to cruise along one of the earliest canals to Retford, Worksop and on to Chesterfield.

Up to 30 moorings are provided around the site, with varying facilities depending on the berth.

Site Facilities
Car Parking Drinking Water Electricity Elsan Disposal Refuse Disposal
Nearest Road

The site is off Stockwith Road, which is off the A161. The site entrance is approximately 300 metres from Bridge 85 which crosses the Chesterfield Canal.

The basin is approximately two miles east of Misterton village which has some shops and take-away restaurants. Further amenities are available in Gainsborough, approximately seven miles to the south east.

Nearest Station


Nearest Town


Additional Information

The showers, toilets and the elsan disposal are in the facilities block beside the car park area. The refuse disposal point is beside the hardstanding area. A number of water points are positioned around the mooring site. The pumpout facility is beside the slipway.

Car parking is available in the basin area and is accessed with the standard CRT key. Keys are available from the online shop: https://shop.canalrivertrust.org.uk/shop.

West Stockwith Yacht Club is situated on the West side of the basin. There is a members' clubhouse which opens Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings and lunchtime on Sundays.


All boats moored on the North (pub) side of the basin, can only be accessed via the stern - i.e. the boat must be moored 'Stern In' toward the bank side. The centre of the craft is secured to a stanchion in the water. A personal viewing of the site is recommended in advance of purchasing a mooring.

There is a slipway in the basin managed by a third party.

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Chesterfield Canal
Access Restrictions

Tidal constraints apply

Car Parking
Unregulated - Unsecured
Gated Access
BW Key
Pontoon Type
Fixed with Timber Surface
Viewing Arrangements

The site can be viewed from the adjacent footpath. Whilst at the site, please respect the privacy of other moorers.

  • Car Parking
  • Drinking Water
  • Electricity
  • Elsan Disposal
  • Hard Standing
  • Pump Out
  • Refuse Disposal
  • Showers
  • Toilets
Ryan Cook
07826 894825