Dukes Lock L1

The moorings at Dukes Lock are situated within a mile of the village of Wolvercote. Access to the site is along the towpath from either Bridge 235 (Wolvercote Road Bridge) or from Bridge 230 (Kings Bridge).

This is a perfect location for exploring the Oxfordshire countryside and also for accessing the River Thames in Oxford. Dukes Lock is just below the site and Isis Lock is approximately 4 miles south at the terminus of the Oxford Canal, which both give access to the Thames.

Site Facilities
Drinking Water
Nearest Road

The mooring site is at Dukes Lock, Lock 44, approximately 75 metres north of Dukes Cut, which connects the Oxford Canal with the River Thames.

Access to the site is along the towpath from either Bridge 235, Wolvercote Road Bridge - Godstow Road, approximately half a mile to the south, or from Bridge 230, Kings Bridge - A44 Woodstock Road, approximately half a mile north.

Local services, including bus links to Oxford city centre, are available in Wolvercote, approximately 1 mile away. Oxford is within 3 miles of the site.

Nearest Station


Nearest Town


Additional Information

There are several drinking water taps along the towpath. The nearest refuse and elsan disposal facilities are approximately 700 metres south of the site, near to Bridge 234, Perrys Bridge.

Car parking is not available at this site so moorers must make alternative arrangements.

The site is 250 metres long.

Oxford Canal
Access Restrictions

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

All customer items must be stored on their boat and not on any of the surrounding land at the mooring site.

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

During the period of the coronavirus restrictions, please speak to the Mooring Sales Manager before bidding on or purchasing a new mooring. They will be able to advise on accessibility and availability of the berth and will help to ensure as smooth a transaction as possible.

  • Drinking Water
Paddy McGinty
07747 897784 or 0303 040 40 40