Wilmcote L1

Wilmcote is a small village set deep in the heart of 'Shakespear Country' on the banks of the Stratford Upon Avon Canal. The area is popular with passing boaters, walkers and tourists alike who are keen to pay a visit to Mary Arden's Farm, the former home of Shakespear's mother as well as other attractions in the region.

The mooring site is situated at Wilmcote Bottom Lock (a flight of 11 locks) and provides space for up to two vessels moored against the towpath.

Nearest Road

To reach the site from Stratford-upon-Avon, take the A3400, Birmingham Road, heading towards Bishopton. At the traffic island in Bishopton, take the first exit onto Bishopton Lane and continue for approximately half a mile.

The access road to the moorings is via an access gate on the right hand side before the canal bridge.

Access to the moorings is along the towpath from Bridge 63. Vehicle access to the moorings is for drop off and pick up purposes only.

Nearest Station

Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway

Nearest Town


Additional Information

The nearest facilities, including Elsan, showers and toilets, are approx. 2km from the mooring site, towards Stratford-upon-Avon.

The nearest water point is at Bridge 63, approx. 500 metres from the moorings.

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

Mooring pins will be required to secure the boat to the bank.

South Stratford Canal
Viewing Arrangements

Towpath mooring offering open public access

Maria Osborne
07917 585011