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eastern counties waterways

Whether you are an aspiring boater, a part-time enthusiast, live aboard permanent cruiser, holiday maker, towpath user, or someone who simply lives or works beside our inland waterways, you have come to the right place.

river cam
river great ouse
middle level navigations
river nene

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river cam

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Pope's Corner

SERVICES

Fish & Duck Marina. Popes Corner Marina, Holt Fen, Little Thetford CB6 3HR. 01353 648081

SERVICES

Upware Marina Trebleways. Old School Ln. CB7 5ZR. 01353 721930 (Elsan) 

WINING & DINING

Five Miles From Anywhere. Old School Ln, Upware, Ely CB7 5ZR. 01353 721654

MOORINGS

Tiptree Marina. Great Drove. CB7 5YJ. 01223 440065

FINANCE

Waterbeach PO. 9 Chapel St. CB25 9HR. 01223  

MEDICAL SERVICES

Waterbeach Pharmacy. 5 Green Side. CB25 9HW. 01223 564422  

SHOPS 

Onestop Stores. 14 Green Side. CB25 9HP. 01223 441177 

TRANSPORT

Trains: Waterbeach. CB25 9HS. greatnorthernrail.com  greateranglia.co.uk 

WINING & DINING

Bridge. Clayhithe Rd. CB25 9HZ. 01223 860622

Chung Hwa. 6 Green Side. CB25 9HP. 01223 863838 (Chinese takeaway)

Sun Inn. 7 Chapel St. CB25 9HR. 01223 861254 

White Horse. 12 Green Side. CB25 9HP. 01223 505053 

WORSHIP

Waterbeach Baptist Church. Chapel St. CB25 9HR. 01223 862494

SPECIALITY SHOPS

Scotsdales. High St. CB25 9JG. 01223 860320 (Garden Centre) 

WINING & DINING

Crown & Punchbowl. High St. CB25 9JG. 01223 860643

Plough & Fleece. High St. CB25 9JG. 01223 860795 (log fires, live accoustic jam sessions)

Fen Ditton

WINING & DINING

Ancient Shepherds. 5 High St. CB5 8ST. 01223 293 280

King's Head. 50 High St. CB5 8ST. 01223 293 861

Plough. Green End. CB5 8SX. 01223 293 264

WORSHIP

St Mary the Virgin Fen Ditton. High St. CB5 8ST. 01223 295 927

Cambridge

The River Cam is navigable to the lock at Jesus Green in Cambridge. From here it is a canalside walk to the city centre.

AMENITIES

Fitzwilliam Museum. Trumpington St. CB2 1RB. 01223 332900

Kettle's Yard. Castle St. CB3 0AQ. 01223 748100

Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology. Downing St. CB2 3DZ. 01223 333516

Museum of Cambridge. 2-3 Castle St. CB3 0AQ. 01223 355159 (Folk Museum)

Polar Museum. Lensfield Rd. CB2 1ER. 01223 336540

University Museum of Zoology. Downing St. CB2 3EJ. 01223 336650

(There are many other museums, libraries & art galleries... see city website) 

PLACES OF INTEREST

The Backs. Queen's Rd. CB3 9AH. 01223 457000

Bridge of Sighs. 15 St John's College. CB2 1TP. 01223 338600 

Castle Mound. (off Chesterton Lane). CB3 0RG. 01223 457000

King's College Chapel. King's Parade. CB2 1ST. 01223 331212

Mathematical Bridge. Queens College. CB3 9ET. 01223 335511 

SHOPS 

Cambridge Retail Park. Newmarket Rd. CB5 8WR. 01223 460135

Grafton Centre. CB1 1PS. 01223 316201

Tesco Superstore. Cheddars Lane. Newmarket Rd. CB5 8LD. 0345 677 9127 

WINING & DINING

Boathouse. 14 Chesterton Rd. CB4 3AX. 01223 460905

Fort St George. Midsummer Common. CB4 1HA. 01223 354327 (weekend entertainment)

Pickerel Inn. 30 Magdalene St. CB3 0AF. 01223 355068 

WORSHIP

King's College Chapel. King's Parade. CB2 1ST. 01223 331212

Round Church. Bridge St. CB2 1UB. 01223 311602 (Services, Exhibitions)

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river great ouse

The River Ouse runs from St Neots to King's Lynn, passing through the city of Ely.

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AMENITIES

St Neots Library. 1 Priory Lane. PE19 2BH. 0345 045 5225 

St Neots Museum. 8 New St. PE19 1AE. 01480 214163 

FINANCE

Barclays. 41 High St. PE19 1AS. 0345 734 5345

Halifax. 38 High St. PE19 1BJ. 0345 600 3934 

HSBC. 5 High St. PE19 1DE. 0845 740 4404 

Lloyds. 17-19 Market Square. PE19 2BQ. 0345 300 0000

Nationwide. 5 Market Square. PE19 2AR. 0800 554 1160 

NatWest. 37 High St. PE19 1BP. 0845 302 9398

Santander. 56 Market Square. PE19 2HL. 0845 765 4321  

HAIRDRESSERS / BARBERS

Barbers. 40 Market Place. PE19 2AF. 01480 216501 (Ladies & Gents Hairdresser)

Saints Hair & Beauty. 15 Cross Keys Mews. PE19 2AR. 01480 215556 

MARINAS / BOATYARDS

Crosshall Marine Ltd.  

St Neots Marina. South St. PE19 2BW. 01480 472411  

MEDICAL SERVICES

Lloyds Pharmacy. 27 High St. PE19 1JA. 01480 472981 

POST OFFICES

St Neots PO. 35 High St. PE19 1BN. 01480 211517  

SHOPS & SUPERMARKETS

Lidl. Cambridge St. PE19 1JL. 0800 977 7766 

Waitrose. Priory Lane. PE19 2BH. 01480 473372 

SPECIALITY SHOPS

Smiling Grape Company. Unit 1 Priory Chambers. PE19 2BH. 01480 403100 (Wine Shop) 

TRANSPORT

taxis: Steve's Private Hire. 49 MarketSquare. PE19 2AA. 01480 471111 

WINING & DINING

Betty Bumbles Vintage Tea Rooms. 30 Market Square. PE19 2AF. 01480 211496

Bohemia. 16 Cross Keys Mews. PE19 2AR. 01480 716265 (Cafe / Restaurant / Cocktails)

The Bridge House. 42 Market Square. PE19 2AP. 01480 472044

Brook & Barter. 7-9 Market Square. PE19 2AR. 01480 404252

Coach House.  18 High St. PE19 1JA. 01480 386451

Hong Kong. 16 Market Square. PE19 2AF. 01480 473158 

The Oast Lounge. Priory Lane. PE19 2BH. 01480 474881 

Pig n Falcon. 9 New St. PE19 1AE. 07951 785678 

Poppy's Vintage Tea Room. 17 Church Walk. PE19 1JH. 01480 215932

Ury Restaurant. 12 High St. PE19 1JA. 01480 475767 (Indian Restaurant)

Weeping Ash. 15 New St. PE19 1AE. 01480 408330 

MARINAS / BOATYARDS

Crosshall Marine Ltd. 118 Crosshall Rd. PE19 7GE. 01480 472763 (Sales/Chandlery/Services) 

PLACES TO STAY

The Eaton Oak. Crosshall Rd. PE19 7DB. 01480 219555 (Bar / Restaurant / Accommodation)

PETS

Woofers The Dog Grooming Salon. 83 High St. PE19 6RG. 01480 214307  

WINING & DINING

The Bell. 50 High St. PE19 6RF. 01480 700107 (Child & Dog friendly / pop up Barbers) 

WORSHIP

Holy Trinity Church. Church Lane. PE19 6RG. 01480 211048 

PLACES OF INTEREST

The Old School House. Offord D'Arcy. PE19 5RH.  

WINING & DINING

The Offord Shoe. Horseshoe Restaurant. 90 High St. Offord D'Arcy. PE19 5RH. 01480 810293  

WORSHIP

All Saints Church. High St. Offord Cluny. PE19 5RR. 01480 819377

St Peter's Church. Offord D'Arcy. PE19 5RH. 

HAIRDRESSERS / BARBERS

Headz Up Hair Studio. 65 High St. PE28 4TQ. 01480 454260 

PLACES TO STAY

Oak Island Hall. 15 High St. PE28 4TG. 07973 269252  

SHOPS & SUPERMARKETS

Co-operative Food. 97-99 High St. PE28 4TQ. 01480 454963 

SPECIAITY SHOPS

Measures Butchers. 46 High St. PE28 4TH. 01480 453567  

WINING & DINING

The Black Bull at Brampton. 25 Church Lane. PE28 4PF. 01480 457201

Brampton Fish Bar. 54 High St. PE28 4TH. 01480 453030 

The Brampton Mill. Bromhole Lane. PE28 4NE. 01480 459758

The Dragoon Inn. 18 Buckden Rd. PE28 4PS. 01480 453510 

FINANCE

Godmanchester PO. 18 Causeway. PE29 2HA. 01480 453064  

MEDICAL SERVICES

Clifford's Dispensing Chemist. 2-2a Causeway. PE29 2HA. 01480 453729  

SHOPS & SUPERMARKETS

One Stop Stores. 18 Causeway. PE29 2HA. 01480 455940  

SPECIALITY SHOPS

Spowart Wines. 6a Causeway. PE29 2HA. 01480 352922 

Thelma's Flowers. 39 Cambridge St. PE29 2AY. 01480 450827 (Florist) 

WINING & DINING

Grand Piano Cafe. 42-43 Cambridge St. PE29 2AY. 01480 437080

Planet Spice. 5 Causeway. PE29 2HA. 01480 414426

Riverside Fish & Chips. 10 Causeway. PE29 2HA. 01480 450413 (just eat site)

White Hart. 2 Cambridge Rd. PE29 2BW. 01480 414050  

WORSHIP

St Mary The Virgin Church. Chadley Lane. PE29 2AW. 01480 436400

AMENITIES

Cromwell Museum. Grammar School Walk. PE29 3LF. 01480 375830 

Huntingdon Library & Archives. Prince's St. PE29 3PA. 0345 045 5225 

FINANCE

Barclays. Market Hill. PE29 3AE. 0345 734 5345

Halifax. 114 High St. PE29 3LS. 0345 600 3934 

HSBC. 132 High St. PE29 3NG. 0345 740 4404

Lloyds. 99 High St. PE29 3DU. 0345 300 0000

Nationwide. 131 High St. PE29 3NE. 0800 554 1051 

NatWest. 92 High St. PE29 3DT. 0345 788 8444

Santander. 44 High St. PE29 3AJ. 0800 085 1633  

PLACES OF INTEREST

Huntingdon Castle. (Grassy Hill where 1068 William the Conqueror Castle stood) PE29 3PG 

PLACES TO STAY

Old Bridge Hotel. 1 High St. PE29 3TQ. 01480 424300 

Victoria Inn. 52 Ouse Walk. PE29 3QW. 01480 453899 

SHOPS & SUPERMARKETS

Sainsbury's. St Germain Walk. PE29 3FG. 01480 450072 

SPECIALITY SHOPS

Chequers Court SC. 22 Chequers Way. PE29 3LJ. 01473 215854 

TRANSPORT

taxis: Steve's Taxis. 27 High St. PE29 3TA. 01480 412333 

WINING & DINING

Alex's Cafe & Restaurant. 25 High St. PE29 3TA. 01480 357575

Barney's Plaice. 22 High St. PE29 3TA. 01480 437775 

Chilli Bite. 4-5 Newton's Court. PE29 3QA. 01480 356000 (Indian)

Cromwell's Bar. 137 High St. PE29 3NF. 01480 459000 (takeaway)

Great Wall. 144 High St. PE29 3TF. 01480 434330 (Chinese - closed Tuesdays)

Original Thai Restaurant. 34 High St. PE29 3AQ. 01480 700600

Prima Restaurant. 143 High St. PE29 3TF. 01480 455553 (Italian)

Samuel Pepys. 146 High St. PE29 3TF. 01480 459708 (Food / Themes / Live Music)

TRANSPORT

taxis: Godfrays. 45 Main St. PE29 1XZ. 01480 455799 

WINING & DINING

Barley Mow. 42 Main St. PE29 1XU. 01480 450557 (Live Sport / Live Music)

King Of The Belgians. 27 Main St. PE29 1XU. 01480 52030  

WORSHIP

All Saints Parish Church. 6 Church Lane. PE29 1XP.

PLACES TO STAY

Wyton Lakes Holiday Park. Banks End. PE28 2AA. 01480 412715  

MARINAS / BOATYARDS

Hartford Marina. Banks End. PE28 2AA. 01480 454677

Wyton Moorings. Huntingdon Rd. PE28 2AA. 01480 455898 (Marina / Restaurant / Moorings) 

SPECIALITY SHOPS

Huntingdon & Wyevale Garden Centre. Banks End. PE28 2AA. 0844 288 5092  

WINING & DINING

Hartford Mill Pub & Carvery. Hartford Marina. Banks End. PE28 2AA. 01480 414311 

FINANCE

Houghton PO. The Green. PE28 2AX. 01480 497475 (In H&W Community Shop) 

PLACES OF INTEREST

Houghton Mill (National Trust). Mill St. PE28 2AZ. 01480 301494 *R 

PLACES TO STAY

Annexe at the Cedars. Thicket Rd. PE28 2BQ. 01480 462621 (Self-catering)

Three Horseshoes. Huntingdon Rd. PE28 2BE. 01480 462410 

SHOPS & SUPERMARKETS

Houghton & Wyton Community Shop. The Green. PE28 2AX. 01480 497475  

WINING & DINING

Three Jolly Butchers. 3 Huntingdon Rd. PE28 2AD. 01480 463228 

WINING & DINING

Axe & Compass. High St. PE28 9AH. 01480 463605 (Real ale, fine wines, quality food...) 

WORSHIP

St Margaret's Church. PE28 9AL. 

FINANCE

Hemingford Grey PO. 12 HIgh St. PE28 9DR. 01480 497980  

PLACES OF INTEREST

The Manor. Norman Court. PE28 9BN. 01480 463134 (12th Century House plus Events) 

PLACES TO STAY

Quiet Waters Caravan Park. Church St. PE28 9AJ. 01480 463405

Springfields Cottage B&B. Hemingford Grey House. Church St. PE28 9AD. 01480 463674 

Willow Guest House. 45 High St. PE28 9BJ. 01480 494748 

WINING & DINING

The Cock. 47 High St. PE28 9BJ. 01480 463609 (Real Ale, English & European Food)

The Hemingford Garden Room. 33 High St. PE28 9BJ. 01480 467250

AMENITIES

Norris Museum. 41 The Broadway. PE27 5BX. 01480 497314 

St Ives Library.  

FINANCE

Barclays. The Pavement. PE27 5AQ. 0345 734 5345

Lloyds. 1 The Pavement. PE27 5AE. 0345 300 0000

St Ives News & PO. 3 Foundry Walk. PE27 5FW. 01480 496859  

HAIRDRESSERS / BARBERS

David William Barber Shop. 27 Bridge St. PE27 5EH. 01480 498808 

Nero Hairdressers. 5 Bridge St. PE27 5EH. 01480 498686 

MEDICAL SERVICES

Boots. 5-6 Sheep Market. PE27 5AH. 01480 461886 

Cromwell Place Surgery. Cromwell Place. PE27 5JD. 

Lloyds Pharmacy. 5 The Pavement. PE27 5AD. 01480 462109

Old Exchange Surgery. East St. PE27 5PB. 01480 497477 

Whitecross Dental Care. East St. PE27 5PB. 01480 300447  

PETS

Medivet St Ives. 7 Station Rd. PE27 5BH. 01480 463170  

PLACES TO STAY

The Golden Lion Hotel. Market Hill. PE27 5AL. 01480 492100  

SHOPS & SUPERMARKETS

Waitrose. Station Rd. PE27 5BW. 01480 492949 

TAKEAWAYS

Local Fish & Chips. 6 Crown St. PE27 5EB. 01480 494156 

May Garden Chinese Takeaway. 29 The Broadway. PE27 5BX. 01480 356535

Rumbles Fish Bar. 40 The Broadway. PE27 5BN. 01480 495666  

WINING & DINING

Flood's Tavern. 27 The Broadway. PE27 5BX. 01480 700676

Little Acre Kitchen. 7 Crown St. PE27 5EB. 01480 300597.

Local Cafe. 10 The Broadway. PE27 5BN. 01480 469281 

Nelson's Head. Merryland. PE27 5ED. 01480 494454

Nuts Bistro. 1 Station Rd. PE27 5BH. 01480 463759

Oliver Cromwell. Wellington St. PE27 5AZ. 01480 465601 (Real Ale)

River Terrace Cafe. Manor Mews. 1-2 Bridge St. PE27 5UW. 01480 464921

The Swan & Angel. 8-9 Market Hill. PE27 5AL. 01480 499060 (Wetherspoons) 

The Taproom. 23 Bridge St. PE27 5EH. 01480 492255 (Contemporary Cafe Bar)

The White Hart. Market Hill. PE27 5AH. 01480 463275 (Pub, Restaurant, Rooms)

Holywell

PLACES TO STAY

Old Ferry Boat. Holywell Front. PE27 4TG. 01480 463227 (England's Oldest Inn?)

HOLIDAY BOATS / DAY HIRE

RMS Boat Hire. Overcote Lane. PE27 4TU. 01480 468666 (Day Hire / Chandlery / Servicing) 

PLACES TO STAY

Pike & Eel Hotel. Overcote Lane. PE27 4TW. 01480 463336 

FINANCE

Earith PO. 8 Earith High St. PE28 3PP. 01487 841409  

PLACES TO STAY

Old Riverview Guesthouse. 37 Earith High St. PE28 3PP. 01487 841405 (Pub & Restaurant)  

WINING & DINING

The Crown. 48 Earith High St. PE28 3PP. 01487 843490 (Earith website)

Earith Tandoori Takeaway. 57 Earith High St. PE28 3PP. 01487 740590 

MARINAS / BOATYARDS

Lazy Otter Meadows & Marina. Cambridge Rd. CB6 3FS. 01353 648383  

PLACES TO STAY

The Lazy Otter. Cambridge Rd. CB6 3LU. 01353 649780  

WINING & DINING

Lazy Otter Restaurant & Bar. Cambridge Rd. CB6 3LU. 01353 649780 

Little Thetford

Junction with River Cam...

MARINAS / BOATYARDS

Fish & Duck Marina. Pope's Corner Marina. Holt Fen. CB6 3HR. 01353 648081 

Ely

HOLIDAY BOATS / DAY HIRE / TRIP BOATS

Liberty Belle Cruises. Shop Lane. CB7 4BB. 07927 390380  

MARINAS / BOATYARDS

Bridge Boatyard. Bridge Rd. CB7 4DY. 01353 663726

Ely Marine Ltd. Cathedral Marina. Waterside. CB7 4AU. 01353 664622  (Brokerage)

The Boat Yard. 1 Annesdale. CB7 4BN. 01353 668551 

MEDICAL SERVICES

Lloyds Pharmacy. St Mary's Surgery. 37 St Mary's St. CB7 4HF. 01353 662226

St Mary's Pharmacy. 50 St Mary's St. CB7 4EY. 01353 772937 

St Mary's Surgery. 37 St Mary's St. CB7 4HF. 01353 663434 

PETS

Pet Doctors Veterinary Clinic. 31 St Mary's St. CB7 4HF. 01353 665925  

PLACES OF INTEREST

Ely Castle Mound. CB7 4DG. (Site of Ely Castle 1070-1216)

Oliver Cromwell's House. 29 St Mary's St. CB7 4HF. 01353 662062 

PLACES TO STAY

Peacocks Tearoom. 65 Waterside. CB7 4AU. 01353 661100

Riverside Inn. 8 Annesdale. CB7 4BN. 01353 661677  

SHOPS & SUPERMARKETS

Aldi. 41 Lisle Lane. CB7 4AS. 0800 042 0800

Sainsbury's. Lisle Lane. CB7 4AS. 01353 605600

Tesco Superstore. Angel Drove. CB7 4DJ. 0345 677 9256  

TRANSPORT 

Ely Station. Station Rd. CB7 4BS.  

WINING & DINING

Captain's Table Cruising Restaurant. Cathedral Marina. Waterside. CB7 4AU. 07562 332538 

The Cutter Inn. 42 Anesdale. CB7 4BN. 01353 662713 

Grand Central Ely. 5-5a Annesdale. CB7 4BN. 01353 664388 

The Hereward. 45 Market St. CB7 4LT. 01353 772050

Minster Tavern. 1 Minster Place. CB7 4EL. 01353 668492 

Peacocks Tearoom. 65 Waterside. CB7 4AU. 01353 661100

Royal Standard. 24 Fore Hill. CB7 4AF. 01353 645194 

Townhouse Pub. 60-64 Market St. CB7 4LS. 01353 664338                

WORSHIP

Ely Cathedral. Chapter House. The College. CB7 4DL. 01353 667735 

PLACES TO STAY

The Swan on the River. 1 Sandhill. CB6 1NT. 01353 861677 (Pub/Restaurant/Rooms) 

TRANSPORT

rail: Littleport Station. Station Rd. CB6 1JL. Great NorthernGreater Anglia.  

WINING & DINING

The Swan on the River. 1 Sandhill. CB6 1NT. 01353 861677 (Pub/Restaurant/Rooms)

WINING & DINING

Jenyns Arms. Sluice Bank Farm. Sluice Rd. PE38 0EQ. 01366 383366 (Accommodation too)

FINANCE

Barclays. 13 Bridge St. PE38 9DR. 0345 734 5345 

Lloyds. 26 Bridge St. PE38 9DH. 0345 300 0000  

MEDICAL SERVICES

Boots. 11-13 Wales St. PE38 9JZ. 01366 382345 

Bridge St Surgery. 30 Bridge St. PE38 9DH. 01366 388888

The Hollies Surgery. Downham Market Health Centre. Paradise Rd. PE38 9JE. 01366 310301 

PLACES TO STAY

Chestnut Villa Guest House. 44 Railway Rd. PE38 9EB. 01366 384099 

Dial House B&B. 12 Railway Rd. PE38 9EB. 01366 385775  

SHOPS & SUPERMARKETS

Morrisons. 11 Bridge St. PE38 9DG. 01366 385491 

Tesco Superstore. London Rd. PE38 9AW. 0345 677 9208  

TRANSPORT

Downham Market Station. Railway Rd. Great NorthernGreater Anglia

PETS

Bearts. Brighton Mill. Station Rd. PE34 3PD. 01366 388151 (Coffee Shop / Country Clothing) 

WINING & DINING

The Heron. The Causeway. PE34 3PP. 01366 384147

WINING & DINING

The Cock. 39 Church Rd. PE34 3DG. 01553 811154

Magdalen Fish & Chips. 15 Stow St. PE34 3BT. 01553 277440  

WORSHIP

St Mary Magdalene Church. Church Rd. PE34 3DG. 01553 810796 

FINANCE

St Germans PO. 20a School Road. PE34 3DR.  

SHOPS & SUPERMARKETS

Central Stores. Surrey St. PE34 3EX. 01553 617736  

WINING & DINING

Crown & Anchor. 16 Lynn Rd. PE34 3EY. 01553 617340 

AMENITIES

Lynn Museum. Market St. PE30 1NL. 01553 775001   

Stories of Lynn. Saturday Market Place. PE30 5DQ. 01553 774297 (Old Gaol Cells...)

True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum. North St. PE30 1QW. 01553 770479 (Cottages & Smokehouse) 

FINANCE

Barclays. 91-92 High St. PE30 1BL. 0345 734 5345

Lloyds. 23 High St. PE30 1BP. 0345 300 0000 

Santander. 104 High St. PE30 1Da. 0800 030 4321 

PLACES TO STAY

Bank House Hotel. Kings Staithe Square. PE30 1RD. 01553 660492 

The Duke's Head Hotel. 5-6 Tuesday Market Place. PE30 1JS. 01553 774996  

The Globe Hotel. King St. PE30 1EZ. 01553 668000 (Wetherspoon) 

SPORTS & LEISURE

Majestic Cinema. Tower St. PE30 1EJ. 01553 771918  

TRANSPORT

King's Lynn Station. Blackfriars Rd. PE30 1NS. Great NorthernGreater Anglia

WINING & DINING

The Eagle King's Lynn. 110 Norfolk St. PE30 1AQ. 

The Lattice House. Chapel St. PE30 1EG. 01553 769585 

Pearl River Restaurant. John Kennedy Rd. PE30 2AA. 01553 773288 (Chinese)

Riverside Restaurant & Crofters Coffee House. 27 King St. PE30 1ET. 01553 773134 

middle level navigations

Please Note: The Navigational information on this page (in blue) has largely been obtained from Middle Level Commissioners, 85 Whittlesey Rd, March. 01354 653232.www.middlelevel.gov.uk

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Link Route Nene to Ouse...

Peterborough
Stanground lock

Passage through Stanground lock is by appointment only. 24 hours notice has to be given both ways. Phone lock-keeper on 07824 600470 (Mrs Rootham-Hayward)

Closed Christas day. CLosed Tuesdays Nov - March. Closed Sundays after 1500hrs.

King's Dyke...

NAVIGATION

Restricted length & sharp bend through Briggate, Whittlesey. Width between walls is only 14'. Approach bend slowly and make sure you have lookout on shore to watch for on-coming boats.

Ashline Lock

NAVIGATION

Length of lock 90', width 11'6". Boats must keep well clear of both sets of gates (at least a metre). Upstream lock gates must be closed and paddles closed. The lock must be left empty and downstream gates left open.

MOORING

public moorings - landing stage for visitors to Whittlesey 36 hours

Whittlesey

AMENITIES

Whittlesey Library & Community Hub. 31-35 Market St. PE7 1BA. 0345 045 5225

Whittlesey Museum. Town Hall. Market St. PE7 1BD. 07706 132437

FINANCE

Barclays. 4 Market St. PE7 1AF. 0345 734 5345

Nationwide. Angel House. 1 High Causeway. PE7 1AE. 0800 554 1436

Whittlesey PO. 4 Broad St. PE7 1HA. 0345 611 2970

MEDICAL SERVICES

New Queen St Surgery. Syers Lane. PE7 1AT. 01733 204611

PETS

Whittlesey Veterinary Centre. 1 Briggate East. PE7 1DG. 01733 685514

PLACES TO STAY

Falcon Hotel. 1 London St. PE7 1BH. 01733 351001

The Letter B. 53-57 Church St. PE7 1DE. 01733 206975 (Pub with B&B)

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Co-operative Food. 763 Blunt's Lane. PE7 1AW. 01733 203194

WINING & DINING

Black Bull Inn. 18 Market St. PE7 1BD. 01733 203314 (Real Ale / Free Function Room)

Boat Inn. 2 Ramsey Rd. PE7 1DR. 01733 351668 (lots of music sessions)

George Hotel. 10 Market St. PE7 1AB. 01733 359970 (Wetherspoon)

The Letter B. 53-57 Church St. PE7 1DE. 01733 206975 (Real Ales / Quizzes / Live music)

Mandarin Gardens. 118 Market St. PE7 1BA. 01733 205959 (Chinese Restaurant)

Sonargaon Tandoori. 13 Market Place. PE7 1AB. 01733 204099 (Indian Restaurant)

Whittlesey Dyke...

NAVIGATION

Main Drainage Channel - 7 Bridges

Old River Nene...

NAVIGATION

River is wide & deep from Floods Ferry to March, and from March to Pophams Eau. But the sections through March Town and from Pophams Eau to Marmont Priory Lock are relatively shallow and should be navigeted with care...

Floods Ferry

NAVIGATION

Junction with Whittlesey Dyke and River Nene (old course)

March

AMENITIES

March & District Museum. High St. PE15 9JJ. 01354 655300

March Library. City Rd. PE15 9LT. 0345 045 5225

PLACES TO STAY

The Hippodrome. Dartford Rd. PE15 8AQ. 01354 602980 (Wetherspoon)

Ye Olde Griffin Hotel. 32 High St. PE15 9JS. 01354 652517

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Lidl. Dartford Rd. PE15 8AN. 0800 977 7766

Sainsbury's. Mill View. PE15 8SY. 01354 653702

Tesco Express. 29-31 Broad St. PE15 8TP. 0345 026 9320

WINING & DINING

The Acre. 9 Acre Rd. PE15 9JD. 01354 653203

Ye Olde Griffin Hotel. 32 High St. PE15 9JS. 01354 652517

Marmont Priory Lock

NAVIGATION

Ensure lock gates and paddles are properly closed after use. Double up where appropriate to save water. An advanced phone call to lock keeper on 07824 821737 (Mrs Norton) will help.

Well Creek...

Upwell

FINANCE

Upwell PO. 65 Town St. PE14 9DF.

MEDICAL SERVICES

Upwell Health Centre. Townley Close. PE14 9BT. 01945 773671 (Also Well Pharmacy)

Outwell

FINANCE

The Post Office. Church Terrace. PE14 8RG. 0843 224 7528

HAIRDRESSERS / BARBERS

Amber Mays Unisex Hair Salon. Low Side. PE14 8RE. 07901 004019

PLACES TO STAY

The Crown. Rectory Rd. PE14 8RA. 01945 773648

WINING & DINING

Ali's Kebab & Convenience Store. 12 Wisbech Rd. PE14 8PA. 01945 773434

The Crown

Stott JR. Low Side. PE14 8RE. 01945 772345 (Fish & Chips)

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Costcutter. 2 Church Drove. PE14 8RH. 01945 772271

Nordelph

Salters Lode Lock

NAVIGATION

Locking through to tidal river for limited periods each side of high tide. Telephone lock keeper beforehand and do not enter lock without lock keeper in attendance.

Closed Christmas Day. Closed Wednesdays Nov - March.

Downham Market

FINANCE

Barclays. 13 Bridge St. PE38 9DR. 0345 734 5345

Lloyds. 26 Bridge St. PE38 9DH. 0345 300 0000

MEDICAL SERVICES

Boots. 11-13 Wales St. PE38 9JZ. 01366 382345

Bridge St Surgery. 30 Bridge St. PE38 9DH. 01366 388888

The Hollies Surgery. Downham Market Health Centre. Paradise Rd. PE38 9JE. 01366 310301

PLACES TO STAY

Chestnut Villa Guest House. 44 Railway Rd. PE38 9EB. 01366 384099

Dial House B&B. 12 Railway Rd. PE38 9EB. 01366 385775

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Morrisons. 11 Bridge St. PE38 9DG. 01366 385491

Tesco Superstore. London Rd. PE38 9AW. 0345 677 9208

TRANSPORT

rail: Downham Market Station. Railway Rd. Great NorthernGreater Anglia.

WORSHIP

Downham Market Methodist Church.

Old Bedford River...

Twenty Foot River...

Bevills Leam...

Forty Foot Drain...

Sixteen Foot Drain...

New Bedford River (tidal)...

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river nene

The River Nene extends from the junction with the Northampton Arm of the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Line) to the mouth of the river on the Wash. The navigable river has 38 locks. Photograph courtesy Barry Teutenberg.

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Northampton (railway bridge)

Northampton Marina

MOORING

best place for temporary moorings... (£10 per night)

MARINAS / BOATYARDS

Northampton Marina. Becket's Park. Victoria Promenade. NN1 5NL. 01604 604344

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Morrisons. 26 Victoria Promenade. NN1 1HB. 01604 239923

SPECIALITY SHOPS

PMT Northampton. 86 Bridge St. NN1 1PD. 01604 230433 (Musical Instruments etc.)

WINING & DINING

King Billy Rock Bar. 2 Commercial St. NN1 1PJ. 01604 621325 *R (Live bands 5 days a week)

Phoenix Bar. 94 Bridge St. NN1 1PD. 01604 629562 (Live music)

Billing

PLACES TO STAY

Billing Aquadrome Campsite. NN3 9DA. 01524 781453

WINING & DINING

Billing Mill. The Causeway. NN3 9EX. 01604 415059 (Fayre & Square)

Oriental Paradise. The Causeway. NN3 9EX. 01604 786688 (As much as you can eat Chinese)

Cogenhoe

PETS

The Muddy Paw. Billing Wharf. Station Rd. NN7 1NH. 01604 891568 (grooming)

PLACES TO STAY

Riverview Park. Station Rd. NN7 1NH. 01604 891411

WINING & DINING

Frank's Hamburger House. 21 Station Rd. NN7 1NH. 01604 948904

Earls Barton

MARINAS / BOATYARDS

White Mills Marina. 344 Grendon Rd. NN6 0RB. 01604 812057

Wellingborough

PLACES OF INTEREST

Splash Park. Embankment. NN8 1LD. 01933 229777 (open-air children's water play)

PLACES TO STAY

Premier Inn. London Rd. NN8 2DP. 0871 527 9144

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Lidl. London Rd. NN8 2DP. 0800 977 7766

Tesco Superstore. Victoria Park. Turnells MillLane. NN8 2EF. 0345 677 9707

SPECIALITY SHOPS

Nene Court Shopping Village. Embankment. NN8 1LD. 01933 229025 (butchers, bicycle, cafes, groomers, hairdressers, etc)

WINING & DINING

Beefeater Dog & Duck. London Rd. NN8 2DP. 01933 278606

Ringstead

Ringstead village is about a mile away from the river...

FINANCE

Ringstead PO. 28 High St. NN14 4DA. 01933 622077

HAIRDRESSERS / BARBERS

eClips Hair Studio. 46 High St. NN14 4DA. 01933 622292

MARINAS / BOATYARDS

Blackthorn Lake Marina. Station Rd. NN14 4TU. 01933 622038

Willy Watt Marina. Woodford. NN14 4DU. 01933 622038

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Ringstead Stores & Peter's Fish Bar. 21 High St. NN14 4DA. 01933 622134

WINING & DINING

The Axe & Compass. 14 Carlow Rd. NN14 4DW. 01933 622227

Ringstead Tandoori. 24 Church St. NN14 4DH. 01933 624422 (takeaway)

Woodford

Woodford again is a good walk from the river.

FINANCE

Woodford PO. 37 High St. NN14 4HE. 01832 732315

MARINAS / BOATYARDS

Woodford Riverside Marina. Addington Rd. NN14 4ES. 07740 169403

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Manor House Farm Shop. 10 Addington Rd. NN14 4ES. 01832 732854 (Butchers/Delicatessen)

WINING & DINING

The Dukes Arms. 83 High St. NN14 4HE. 01832 732224

Thrapston

A walk from the river, but there are shops, post office & pubs...

AMENITIES

FINANCE

Thrapston PO. 10 High St. NN14 4JH. 01832 731133

HAIRDRESSERS / BARBERS

Luke Williams - Luxury Hair Design. 33 High St. NN14 4JJ. 01832 735946

MEDICAL SERVICES

JB Cawdell Thrapston. 46 High St. NN14 4JH. 01832 732444

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Co-operative Food. Oundle Rd. NN14 4PD. 01832 732654

Siam Grocery Shop. 7 The Bullring. NN14 4NP. 01832 732951

WINING & DINING

Bengal Brasserie. 10 Church Walk. Bullring. NN14 4NP. 01832 735620 (licensed restaurant)

Delicious Pizzas & Kebabs. 2 High St. NN14 4JH. 01832 735735

The Fox Inn Thrapston. 69 High St. NN14 4JJ. 01832 732235

Golden Rings. 18 High St. NN14 4JH. 01832 733071 (Chinese takeaway not Tues)

ImperialChef. 27 High St. NN14 4JJ. 01832 731777 (Chinese takeaway not Mon)

The Kings Arms. 57 High St. NN14 3DF. 01832 733911

Pisces Fish & Chips. 21 High St. NN14 4JJ. 01832 733303

Thorpe Waterville

WINING & DINING

The Fox Inn. NN14 3ED. 01832 720274

Wadenhoe

WINING & DINING

The King's Head. PE8 5ST. 01832 720024

The Old Barn at Wadenhoe. PE8 5XD. 01832 721129

Oundle

PLACES TO STAY

Ship Inn. 20 West St. PE18 4EF. 01832 273918 (Bars / food / rooms not en suite)

SHOPS & SUPERMARKETS

Co-operative Food. St Osyths Lane. PE8 4BG. 01832 275444

Tesco Express. 6 Market Place. PE8 4BQ. 0345 675 7001

Waitrose Oundle. 66 East Rd. PE8 4NH. 01832 274696 (Website down Jan 2018)

WINING & DINING

Chequered Skipper. The Green. Ashton. PE8 5LD. 01832 273494 (Opp side of river...)

Ship Inn. 20 West St. PE18 4EF. 01832 273918

Tap & Kitchen. Station Rd. PE8 4DE. 01832 275069

Fotheringhay

Elton

FINANCE

Elton PO. 7 Middle St. PE8 6RA. 01832 281545

PLACES TO STAY

The Crown Inn. 8 Duck St. PE8 6RQ. 01832 280232 (5*B&B, food, beers & wines)

WINING & DINING

The Crown Inn. 8 Duck St. PE8 6RQ. 01832 280232 (5*B&B, food, beers & wines)

Yarwell

PETS

Yarwell Veterinary Surgery. 25 Mill Rd. PE8 6PS. 01780 783910

PLACES TO STAY

Yarwell Mill Country Park. Mill Rd. PE8 6PZ. 01780 782344 (caravan park)

WINING & DINING

Angel Inn. 59 Main St. PE8 6PR. 01780 782582

Riverside Cafe. PE8 6PZ. 07702 766358

Wansford

FINANCE

Wansford PO. 23 Elton Rd. PE8 6JD. 01780 782416

HAIRDRESSERS / BARBERS

Beaux Amis. London Rd. PE8 6JA. 01780 781102

MEDICAL SERVICES

Wansford Pharmacy. Old Hill Farm. Yarwell Rd. PE8 6PL. 01780 781616

PLACES TO STAY

Cross Keys. 21 Elton Rd. PE8 6JD. 01780 782266 (B&B)

Haycock Hotel. London Rd. PE8 6JA. 01780 782223

WINING & DINING

Orchards Restaurant @ Haycock Hotel. PE8 6JA.  01780 769035

The Paper Mills. London Rd. PE8 6JB. 01780 782328 (Local ales / pub grub)

Wansford Country Lounge. 12 London Rd. PE8 6JB. 07712 266382 (Cafe & Bar)

Stibbington

Thorpe Wood

Peterborough

PLACES OF INTEREST

Railworld Wildlife Haven. Oundle Rd. PE2 9NR. 01733 344240

Nene Valley Railway. Longueville Junction. PE2 9NR. 01780 784444

PLACES TO STAY

Park Inn by Radisson. Telephone House. Wentworth St.  PE1 1BA. 01733 353750

SPECIALITY SHOPS

Rivergate Shopping Centre. Bourges Boulevard. PE1 1EL. 01733 313743

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Asda Peterborough Superstore. West Rivergate SC. PE1 1ET. 01733 566224

Waitrose. Mayor's Walk. PE1 2AD. 01733 554945

WINING & DINING

The Beehive. 62 Albert Place. PE1 1DD. 01733 310600

Charters Bar. Lower Deck. Charters. Town Bridge. PE1 1FP. 01733 315700 (Real Ale Bar)

East. Upper Deck. Charters. Town Bridge. PE1 1FP. 01733 315702  (Dutch Barge Restaurant)

The Grain Barge. Embankment Rd. PE1 1YY. 01733 311967  (Cantonese Restaurant)

WORSHIP

Peterborough Cathedral. PE1 1XS.

Guyhirn

PLACES OF INTEREST

Guyhirn Chapel of Ease. PE13 4EF.

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Spar. 1 Thorney Rd. PE13 4AA. 01954 450222

WINING & DINING

Coffee Tree Experience. Ivy Cottage. A47 Thorney Rd. PE13 4AA. 01945 450951

Oliver Twist Country Inn & Restaurant. High Rd. PE13 4EA. 01945 450523

Wisbech

AMENITIES

Wisbech & Fenland Museum. Museum Square. PE13 1ES. 01945 583817

FINANCE

Barclays. 12 Old Market. PE13 1NN. 0345 734 5345

Halifax. 28 Market St. PE13 1DQ. 0345 600 3934

HSBC. 1 Cornhill. PE13 1NA. 0345 740 4404

Lloyds. 3 North Brink. PE13 1JT. 0345 300 0000

MEDICAL SERVICES

Museum Square Dental Centre. 4 Museum Square. PE13 1ES. 01945 583199 (Oasis)

North Brink Pharmacy. 7 North Brink. PE13 1JU. 01945 468740

PLACES OF INTEREST

Peckover House & Garden. North Brink. PE13 1JR. 01945 583463 ( NT)

PLACES TO STAY

Rose & Crown Hotel. 23-24 Market Place. PE13 1DG. 01945 589800

White Lion Hotel. 5 South Brink. PE13 1JD. 01945 429959

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Lidl. Cromwell Rd. PE14 0RG. 0800 977 7766

Tesco Extra. Cromwell Rd. PE14 0RG. 0345 610 2920

SPORTS & LEISURE

Light  Cinema. Cromwell Rd. PE14 0RG. 01945 651410

WINING & DINING

Hare & Hounds Hotel4 North Brink. PE13 1JR. 01945 583607 .

The Red Lion. 32 North Brink. PE13 1JR. 01945 582022

Ruby Chinese Takeaway. 12 Nene Quay. PE13 1AQ. 01945 585811

Tasty China. 5 Nene Quay. PE13 1AQ. 01945 587555 (takeaway)

WORSHIP

St Peter & St Paul Parish Church. Church Terrace. PE13 1HP. 01945 582508

Sutton Bridge

MEDICAL SERVICES

Nene Pharmacy. 184 Bridge Rd. PE12 9SF. 01406 351166

Suttons Medical Group. Railway Lane. PE12 9UZ. 01406 350217

PLACES TO STAY

The Boat House. 46 Bridge Rd. PE12 9UA. 01406 350575

SHOPS / SUPERMARKETS

Co-operative Food. 31 Bridge Rd. PE12 9UA. 01406 359172

WINING & DINING

Anchor Inn. 280 Bridge Rd. PE12 9SH. 01406 359892 (Live Music)

Baxters Fish & Chips. 186 Bridge Rd. PE12 9SF. 01406 350335

Greyhound. 204 Bridge Rd. PE12 9SG. 01406 350263

Rajapur. 128 Bridge Rd. PE12 9SF. 01406 350979

Riverside Bar & Restaurant. 16 Bridge Rd. 01406 351402 (cellar bar / live music)

Guy's Head

PLACES OF INTEREST

Sir Peter Scott East Lighthouse. PE12 9QJ. (Wildlife Refuge)