Gunpowder Wharf (Thrupp Main Road) L1 Leisure

Gunpowder Wharf Moorings are situated within half a mile of the village of Kidlington ~ approximately 9 kilometres north of Oxford City Centre. The site is between Sparrowgap Briidge (Bridge 223) and Langford Lane Bridge (Bridge 224) This is a perfect location for exploring the Oxfordshire countryside and accessing the River Thames in Oxford.

The site is 60 metres long and provides space for up to 3 boats.

Nearest Road

The site is between Sparrowgap Bridge (Bridge 223) and Langford Lane Bridge (Bridge 224).

This small mooring site is approximately half a mile from the village of Kidlington and is within 10 miles of Oxford city centre.

The busy A4260 runs alongside the site and there is a very frequent bus service into Oxford.

Nearest Station

Lower Heyford (North) Oxford (South)

Nearest Town


Additional Information

The nearest facilities, including drinking water, elsan and refuse disposal, are at Langford Lane mooring site, approximately 200 metres south along the towpath. Facilities are for the use of all boaters and are provided by and under the control of the local waterway, they do not form part of the mooring agreement.

Mooring rings are installed at this site but mooring pins may be needed dependent on boat length and the spacing of the rings.

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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Oxford Canal
Access Restrictions

All customer items must be stored on boats and not on any of the surrounding land areas

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 show consideration to the moorers on site.

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Paddy McGinty
07747 897784 or 0303 040 40 40