Tyrley Wharf L1 Leisure

Tyrley Wharf is a small mooring site on the rural and picturesque Shropshire Union Canal. It lies approximately two miles south east of Market Drayton.

The location is perfect for boaters wishing to explore the Four Counties Ring - a circular route which takes in stunning canalside historic houses, pretty half-timbered market towns and an array of nearby leisure and cultural attractions.

The site is 94 metres long and provides space for up to 5 vessels moored against the towpath.

Site Facilities
Car Parking Refuse Disposal
Nearest Road

To reach the site, follow the A529 towards Newport from Market Drayton and turn left into Tyrley Road, following the sign to Tyrley Locks. The canal bridge is approximately half a mile along. Walk south along the canal towpath passing the service building. The moorings are before the next bridge south.

The market town centre of Market Drayton is approximately two miles away from the site. Services in Market Drayton include supermarkets, post office, banks and library. There is also a variety of pubs and restaurants.

Nearest Station


Nearest Town

Market Drayton

Additional Information

There is a small car park area, which can accommodate 4 cars, available immediately next to Tyrley Road bridge on a first-come, first-served basis. and do not form part of the mooring agreement.

Please note the mooring site can become muddy along the towpath at times.

Customers items must be kept on boats and not stored on the towpath.

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.

Shropshire Union Canal
Car Parking
None/Public Road
Facilities Block
Gated Access
Viewing Arrangements

Towpath mooring open to public access

  • Car Parking
  • Refuse Disposal