Cropredy Old Mill L1

Cropredy is a small village which lies roughly on the mid-point of the Oxford Canal and close to Banbury in Oxfordshire. Each year in August, the sleepy village comes alive when Fairport's Cropredy Convention - an annual festival of folk and rock music is staged.

The Canal & River Trust manages 9 long term leisure moorings at this site.

Nearest Road

The mooring site is approx half a mile south of Bridge 153, Wharf Road Bridge, in Cropredy village and 40 metres north of Bridge 154. Cropredy is approx 1 mile from the main A423, Southam to Banbury road, and is well signposted.

On the south side of the village there is a private road, adjacent to the village school, which gives access to the moorings. Bridge 154 is approx 450 metres along this road. Access to the site is also available along the towpath from Bridge 153.

Cropredy is a popular village, approx 4 miles north of Banbury, with excellent amenities. There is a village website which provides further information.

Nearest Station

Banbury

Nearest Town

Banbury

Additional Information

The nearest facilities are at the Canal & River Trust yard on the offside of the canal, immediately south of Bridge 153. Facilities include a winding hole, drinking water, toilet, elsan disposal and rubbish disposal and are for the use of all boaters.

This site is 200 metres long. A stone towpath runs between Bridges 153 and 154 with a narrow grass strip between the path and the hedge.

In August each year, the Fairport Convention Festival is held in and around the village. During this time the area surrounding the mooring site is likely to be congested and parking may be difficult.

Waterway
Oxford Canal
Car Parking
Unregulated - Unsecured
Gated Access
None
Grade
Basic
Viewing Arrangements

The mooring site has no access restrictions and can be viewed at any time

Roz Rothwell
07917 268740 or 0303 040 40 40
roz.rothwell@canalrivertrust.org.uk