Bugsworth Basin is a canal basin at the terminus of the Peak Forest Canal. It is located at Buxworth (formerly Bugsworth) in the valley of the Black Brook, close to Whaley Bridge. It was once a busy interchange with the Peak Forest Tramway, for the transport of limestone and burnt lime. The mooring site is situated on the fringe of the Peak District National Park.
Access to Bugsworth Basin is from Brookside, off of the B6062, New Road. There are brown tourist signs to Bugsworth Basin from the A6 and from the B6062.
The mooring site is approximately two and a half miles from Whaley Bridge.
The nearest facilities, including water point, elsan and toilets, are available within Bugsworth Basin and are for the use of all boaters. These facilities are provided by and under the control of the local waterway, they do not form part of the mooring agreement
Car parking is not available at this site so moorers must make alternate arrangements.
The mooring site is 78 metres long and has capacity for 4 moored boats.
The moorings are within Bugsworth Basin which is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The berths are in the lower basin alongside the retaining wall.
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.
The mooring site has no access restrictions and can be viewed at any time. Please have consideration for the other moorers on site.