Murhill L1 Leisure

Murhill is a small mooring site on the Kennet & Avon Canal situated to the south west of Bradford Upon Avon in Wiltshire.

The site is 56m long and provides space for 2 vessels moored against the off-side bank.

Nearest Road

From the A36 Warminster Road turn onto the B3108, Lower Stoke Road, and then left onto B3108, Winsley Hill. There is a post signed 'Murhill' half way up the hill directing you the right and down a track which is a private road. The track leads onto a steep unmarked path through a small copse below Murhill House, which then leads down to the wharf area of the moorings. This access route is not suitable for vehicle access.

Murhill is in the Limpley Stoke Valley between Bath (approximately six and a half miles west of the site) and Bradford-on-Avon (approximately two and three quarter miles east). The site is between Dundas and Avoncliff, to the west of Winsley Bridge 174.

Nearest Station


Nearest Town

Bradford on Avon

Additional Information

The nearest facilities, including water point, pump-out, elsan, toilets and refuse disposal, are at Dundas (approximately two miles west of the site), or at Bradford on Avon (approximately two and a half miles east).

Due to its remote access, car parking is not available at, or near, this site so customers must make alternative arrangements.

This is a leisure site and is determined by us to be a mooring site for the storage of boats between leisure use, customers may well spend weekends on this site, and occasionally longer periods, but it is not sold as, or intended to be suitable for long term residential use. This site does not have local authority planning consent for residential use, neither does it have the level of facilities and service expected of such a mooring. As such the offer that we have is only intended to meet the needs of a leisure boater.

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Kennet & Avon Canal
Access Restrictions

Due to the way these mooring lie, they are liable to silting up and so the average depth is just 0.6m. Therefore, the mooring isn't suitable for deep drafted boats.

Car Parking
None/Public Road
Facilities Block
Gated Access
Viewing Arrangements

The mooring site has no access restrictions and can be viewed at any time. Please have consideration for the local residents and do not obstruct their access to their properties in the private road.

Maria Osborne