Sawley Lock L1

Sawley Lock Moorings are located on a navigational cut of the River Trent near Long Eaton in Nottinghamshire. This popular leisure site is easily accessed from the M1 motorway and Long Eaton main line railway station, being conveniently situated for Nottingham, Leicester and Derby. The linear site provides moorers with excellent connections to start a cruise to explore the Midlands with the River Trent, Erewash Canal, River Soar and Trent & Mersey Canals all easily accessible.

The moorings are immediately opposite Sawley Marina where there are full facilities including a chandlery and boat repairs available to non-marina customers. The site is 200m long and provides space for up to 10 vessels moored against the towpath.

Site Facilities
Car Parking Drinking Water Elsan Disposal Refuse Disposal
Nearest Road

Approaching the site from Long Eaton, turn off the B6540 Tamworth Road, immediately before the canal bridge, onto the access track. Turn left again and go through the gate (code required) and follow the access track for approx 400 metres until you reach the car parking area. Please note that there is NO vehicle access along the towpath.

There is a small selection of shops and a railway station in Sawley village, approximately one mile away to the north east.

Long Eaton town centre, where services including banks, a post office, pubs and restaurants are available is approximately three miles away.

Nearest Station

Long Eaton

Nearest Town

Long Eaton

Additional Information

The showers, toilets and the elsan disposal can be found in the facilities block which is located in the car parking area. The refuse disposal point is behind the facilities block. A number of waterpoints are positioned along the length of the mooring site.

Waterway
Upper Trent
Car Parking
Unregulated - Secured
Facilities Block
Shared(Waterway/Moorings)
Gated Access
Combination Number Code
Grade
Standard
Lighting
High Level Lighting
Viewing Arrangements

The site can be viewed at any time from the towpath. If you wish to gain vehicular access to the car park however, you will need to book an appointment. Whilst at the site however, please respect the privacy of other moorers.

  • Car Parking
  • Drinking Water
  • Elsan Disposal
  • Refuse Disposal
  • Showers
  • Toilets
Sandie Dunstan
07747 897784 or 0303 040 40 40
sandie.dunstan@canalrivertrust.org.uk