Directions to the North Kilworth
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North Kilworth - Other information
North Kilworth Wharf is set among the beautiful Leicestershire countryside on the 21 mile lock free stretch of the Grand Union canal. Welford is a 1hr cruise south and the famous Foxton Locks are a 2.5hr cruise north.
The historic town of Market Harborough is a 10 minute bus or taxi ride from the wharf while Leicester is 25mins away. The English civil war battle site of Naseby is a 5min drive away and Mini Meadows children's petting farm is less than 5mins from the wharf.
On the canal there are several pubs and one is the Wharf at Welford which is listed in the CAMRA good beer guide. There are also 2 pubs at Foxton Locks.See our other locations
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Address : North Kilworth Wharf, Station Road, North Kilworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6JB
By Road : J20 of the M1 towards Market Harborough
By Rail : Market Harborough or Rugby train stations are approx. 15mins and 25mins respectively from the wharf with direct trains to / from London taking approx. 1hr.
By Air : East Midlands (EMA) & Birmingham (BHX) airports are approx. 30mins and 40mins away respectively by car.
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Crick and Leicestershire countryside from North Kilworth Wharf||Rural||4.00||11.00||0|
|Market Harborough and Foxton locks from North Kilworth Wharf||Rural||4.00||13.50||20|
|Foxton and Crick from North Kilworth Wharf||Rural||5.00||16.00||0|
|Coventry basin from North Kilworth Wharf||Few Locks||8.00||44.50||34|
|East Midlands or Leicester Ring from North Kilworth||Ring||15.00||78.00||101|
Accommodation : N/a
Taxis : DIAMOND TAXIS - 01858 446626
Groceries : Springfields, Husbands Bosworth
Bike Hire : N/a