Devizes Flight L1

The Devizes Flight Moorings are situated on the Kennet & Avon Canal in Wiltshire towards the top of the stunning Caen Hill Lock Flight - its 29 locks make it the longest continuous flight of locks in the country.

The historic town of Devizes is within 10 minutes' walk and provides a good range of shopping, restaurants, pubs and other attractions such the Wadworth Brewery and Wiltshire Museum.

The mooring site is within a small layby and accommodates up to 15 narrowboats moored against wooden pontoon finger berths.

Site Facilities
Drinking Water Electricity Elsan Disposal Refuse Disposal
Nearest Road

The mooring site is just off the A361 (Bath Road) approximately two miles from Devizes town centre. Moorings are on the off-side of the canal between Locks 44 & 45, at the top of Caen Hill Lock Flight. Access to the mooring pontoons is via the service road (off the A361), which leads down to a small car park next to the Canal & River Trust Offices and Maintenance Depot. A path from the top of the car park leads through to the mooring pontoons.

Nearest Station

Chippenham

Nearest Town

Devizes

Additional Information

There are moorings cleats fitted at each side of the fingers running off the main pontoon ramp. There is a bollard supplying electricity and a tap for drinking water fitted at each pontoon. The electricity bollards installed here are prepay Smartmeters.

The pump-out is at the far end of the pontoons. The refuse disposal point and elsan are within the car park area. There are also recycling bins for glass, paper and cans within the compound.

The car park adjacent to the Canal & River Trust offices is primarily for the use of CRT staff and visitors during the hours of 8am and 5pm. Spaces here cannot be reserved or guaranteed for mooring customers. There is another large car park towards the top of Caen Hill Lock Flight on the off-side of the canal, which is accessed via Marsh Lane. The CP PLUS parking permit issued to mooring customers is for this car park, it is not valid for the small car park by the CRT offices.

Waterway
Kennet & Avon Canal
Car Parking
Unregulated - Unsecured
Facilities Block
No
Gated Access
None
Grade
Standard
Pontoon Type
Floating with Timber Surface
Viewing Arrangements

The mooring site has no access restrictions and can be viewed at any time. Please have consideration for the other moorers on site.

  • Car Parking Nearby
  • Drinking Water
  • Electricity
  • Elsan Disposal
  • Pump Out
  • Refuse Disposal
Maria Osborne
01452 318048
maria.osborne@canalrivertrust.org.uk