Shipton-on-Cherwell is a small village situated just 9 kilometres from Oxford City Centre. The mooring site is adjacent to Shipton Church. This is a perfect starting point for boaters wishing to explore the stunning Oxfordshire and south Northamptonshire countryside or to connect to the River Thames at Oxford.
The linear site is 90 metres long and provides space for up to 5 boats.
The mooring site is adjacent to the Church in Shipton-on-Cherwell and is approximately 75 metres south of Bridge 220, Shipton Bridge. To reach the site from the main A4260, Banbury to Oxford road, take the road signposted Shipton-on-Cherwell. The village centre and Church are approximately 500 metres from this junction.
The site is accessed by foot only, taking the public footpath through the Churchyard.
The large village of Kidlington is approximately two miles south of the mooring site where there are excellent facilities including shops, supermarkets, post office and medical services. Oxford city centre is approximately eight miles away, also to the south.
Facilities, drinking water, rubbish bins and elsan disposal, are available on the offside of the canal at Thrupp, approximately 600 metres to the south of the site. A pump-out is also available, by arrangement with Thrupp Canal Cruising Club.
There is no designated parking for this site so moorers must make alternative arrangements.
The mooring site has a partly stoned path and a wide grass verge running along its length. There are some overhanging tree branches along these moorings, which customers need to be aware of.
The mooring site has no access restrictions and can be viewed at any time