Soar (River)...

CAFES/TEAROOMS

Lock House Tea Rooms. Lock Lane, Long Eaton. NG10 3DD. 0115 972 2288

 

PUBS/RESTAURANTS

The Steamboat Inn. Lock Lane, Long Eaton. NG10 2FY. 0115 946 0356

The Trent Lock. Lock Lane, Long Eaton. NG10 2FY. 0115 972 5159 (Vintage Inns)

Moorings above Ratcliffe Lock, Bridge 46

CHANDLERIES

Redhill Marina. NG11 0EB. 01509 672770

 

MARINAS/BOATYARDS

Redhill Marina. NG11 0EB. 01509 672770

 

PLACES OF WORSHIP

Holy Trinity Church. Kegworth Rd. NG11 0EA. 0115 983 0608

 

RAILWAY STATIONS

East Midlands Parkway. NG11 0EB. East Midland Trains (Nottingham/London/Leicester...)

CAFES/TEAROOMS

Oliver's Cafe. 3 High St. DE74 2DA. 01509 673946

The Coffee House & White Rooms Bistro. 2 Derby Rd. DE74 2EN. 01509 670807

 

DOCTORS/HEALTH CENTRES

Orchard Surgery. Dragwell. DE74 2EL. 01509 672419

 

FISHING TACKLE SHOPS

Soar Tackle. 6 Market Place. DE74 2EE. 01509 670436

 

HAIRDRESSERS/BARBERS

David George Hair Salon. 1 Derby Rd. DE74 2EN. 01509 678833

 

HOTELS/B&Bs

Kegworth House 5*. 42 High St. DE74 2DA. 01509 672575

Yew Lodge Hotel 4*. Packington Hill. DE74 2DF. 01509 672518

 

LIBRARIES/MUSEUMS

Kegworth Community Library. 42 High St. DE74 2DA. 01509 554176

 

PUBS/RESTAURANTS

The Cap & Stocking. 20 Borough St. DE74 2FF. 01509 558029

The Cottage. 8 High St. DE74 2DA. 01509 672449 (British Restaurant)

The Indian Cottage. 7 Marketplace. DE74 2EE. 01509 673638

Jee Ja Jees. 1 Market Place. DE74 2EE. 01509 670005

The Red Lion. 24 High St. DE74 2DA. 01509 672466

 

SHOPS/SUPERMARKETS

Co-Operative Food. 9 Market Place. DE74 2EE. 01509 672301

 

SPECIALITY SHOPS

Oakland & Son Ltd. 2 Market Place. DE74 2EE. 01509 674024 (Butchers/Bakers) *R

 

TAKEAWAYS

Bailey's. 3 Derby Rd. DE74 2EN. 01509 672128 (Fish & Chips)

Zhen Garden. 44 Derby Rd. DE74 2EN. 01509 670826 (Chinese)

Moorings outside pub, or plenty on towpath side before lock.

(There are no shops in Zouch, but from Bridge 44, a very pleasant 25 min walk over fields takes you to Sutton Bonnington with a convenience store and 2 more pubs!)

BUSES

Skylink Nottingham - to Nottingham/Loughborough

 

MARINAS/BOATYARDS

Zouch Marina. 26 Rempstone Rd. Hathern. LE12 5JN. 01509 844415

 

PUBS/RESTAURANTS

Rose & Crown. 6 Main St. LE12 5EQ. 01509 842240 (Good food/Garden/Karaoke) *R

Moorings outside pub (not on towpath side) Chain Ferry Weekends Apr-Sept

PLACES OF INTEREST

Chain Ferry. 07487 252784 (upstream of church) Volunteer run Sat/Sun 10-4.30 Apr-Sept. £1.

 

PLACES OF WORSHIP

Parish Church of St James. 84 Main St. LE12 5HB. 01509 674354

 

PUBS/RESTAURANTS

Plough Inn. Main St. LE12 5HB. 01509 842228 (Riverside/Moorings/Outdoor seating)

 

SHOPS/SUPERMARKETS

Community Shop. Main St. LE12 5HB. (Cut through Pub, turn right & it's on the left)

Plentiful Moorings: Boat Inn, Basin, & before Albion Pub (now obsolete)

 

Waterpoint outside Boat Inn; Water,Toilets, Showers & Elsan in Basin.

BANKS/BUILDING SOCIETIES

Halifax. 27-28 Swan St. LE11 5BS. 0345 600 3934

Lloyds. 37-38 High St. LE11 2QG. 0345 300 0000

Nationwide. 29 Swan St. LE11 5BY. 0800 554 0520

 

CHEMISTS

Lloyds Pharmacy. 19b Bridge St.  LE11 1NQ. 01509 232359

 

CINEMAS/THEATRES

Odeon Cinema. 7 Cattle Market. LE11 3DL. 0333 006 7777

 

DENTISTS

Carillon Dental Care. 44 Baxter Gate. LE11 1TQ. 01509 219699

Your Smile Dental Care. 91 Ashby Rd. LE11 3AB. 01509 267451

 

DOCTORS/HEALTH CENTRES

Bridge St Medical Practice. 20 Bridge St. LE11 1NQ. 01509 263018

Woodbrook Medical Centre. 28 Bridge St. LE11 1NH. 01509 239166

 

HOSPITALS

Loughborough Hospital. Hospital Way. LE11 5JY. 01509 611600 (Walk-in Centre)

 

HOTELS/B&Bs

Travelodge. 4 Bridge St. LE11 1NQ. 0871 984 6252

 

LAUNDERETTES/DRY CLEANERS

Clothes Horse Cleaners. 9-10 Bedford Square. LE11 2TP. 01509 215967 (Launderette & DC)

Johnson Cleaners. 26 The Rushes. LE11 5BG. 01509 238261 

Town Tub Ltd. 52 Swan St. LE11 5BL. 01509 215471

 

POST OFFICES

Loughborough PO. 10 High St. LE11 2PY. 01509 233968

 

PUBS/RESTAURANTS

The Amber Rooms. 15 The Rushes. LE11 5BE. 01509 638570 (Wetherspoons)

Basin. 25 Derby Rd. LE11 5BX. 01509 239368 (Chinese/Japanese/Thai - Rest & Bar)

The Boat Inn. 47 Canal Bank. LE11 1JN. 01509 261565

Ring O'bells. 1 Knightthorpe Rd. LE11 4JP. 01509 270476 (Flaming Grill)

The Swan In The Rushes. 21 The Rushes. LE11 5BE. 01509 217014

The Three Nuns. 30 Churchgate. LE11 1UD. 01509 611989

 

RAILWAY STATIONS

Loughborough. LE11 1HW. East Midlands Trains. (London/Leicester/Nottingham etc.)

 

SHOPS/SUPERMARKETS

Aldi: 51 Belton Rd. LE111JA. 0800 042 0800

Sainsbury's Superstore. Greenclose Lane. LE11 5AS. 01509 237724

Tesco Rushes Superstore. 1 The Rushes. LE11 5BE. 0345 677 9908

BUSES

Bus 127  Bus 2 to Loughborough/Leicester

 

CAFES/TEAROOMS

Peppercorns of Barrow. 3a High St. LE12 8PY. 01509 414585

 

HOTELS/B&Bs

The Hunting Lodge. 38 South St. LE12 8LZ. 01509 412337

 

PLACES OF WORSHIP

Holy Trinity Church. 15 Church St. LE12 8HP. 01509 412014

 

PUBS/RESTAURANTS

The Blacksmiths Arms. 2-4 Church Lane. LE12 8PP. 01509 413100 (Gastro Pub)

The Boat House. 14 Bridge St. LE12 8PN. 01509 412260

The Navigation. 87 Mill Lane. LE12 8LQ. 01509 413611 

Soar Bridge Inn.  29 Bridge St. LE12 8PN. 01509 412686

The Three Crowns. 2-6 Cotes Rd. LE12 8JS. 01509 621177 

 

POST OFFICES

Barrow Upon Soar PO. 9 High St. LE12 8PY. 01509 412314 

 

RAILWAY STATIONS

Barrow upon Soar Station. LE12 8NP. East Midland Trains (Nottingham/Lincoln/Leicester)

 

SHOPS/SUPERMARKETS

Co-operative Food. 19-21 High St. LE12 8PY. 01509 413190 

 

SPECIALITY SHOPS

The Paper Shop. 9 High St. LE12 8PY. 01509 412314

 

TAKEAWAYS

Lee's Garden. 33a High St. LE12 8PY. 01509 413835 (Cantonese)

Ultimate Pizza. 35a High St. LE12 8PY. 01509 414894

Moorings outside Waterside Inn or just after lock on same side as pub (Be careful...)

(Mountsorrel is a 'stretched out' village with Sileby Rd & Market Place in middle, Loughborough Rd to the right, and Leicester Rd to the left. Walkable, but check map)

BUSES

Bus 127 to Leicester; Bus 27 to Thurmaston

 

CAFES/TEAROOMS

Butter Market Cafe. 34 Market Place. LE12 7BA. 0116 210 6112

Farmer's Den. Stonehurst Family Farm. Bond Lane. LE12 7AA. 01509 413216

 

CHEMISTS

Mountsorrel Pharmacy. 99 Rothley Rd. LE12 7JT. 0116 230 2147

 

HAIRDRESSERS/BARBERS

The Hair & Beauty Gallery. 34 Market Place. LE12 7BA. 0116 230 3695 

New Dimensions. 50 Market Place. LE12 7BA. 0116 230 4415

Mister Paul's Men's Barbers. 34a Market Place. LE12 7BA. 0116 230 3685

 

HOTELS/B&Bs

Riverbank B&B. 7 Sileby Rd. LE12 7BB. 0116 230 3879 

 

OPTICIANS

Pilbeam Opticians. 49 Leicester Rd. LE12 7AJ. 0116 237 5462 

 

PLACES OF INTEREST

Stonehurst Family Farm & Museum. Bond Lane. LE12 7AA. 01509 413216

 

PLACES OF WORSHIP

St Peter's Church. 1 Loughborough Rd. LE12 7AP. 0116 230 2235 

 

POST OFFICES

Mountsorrel PO. 77 Leicester Rd. LE12 7AJ. 0116 230 2242 (No parcels or poste restante)

 

PUBS/RESTAURANTS

John's House. 139-141 Loughborough Rd. LE12 7AR. (Fine Dining)

Mountsorrel Working Mens' Club. 73 Leicester Rd. LE12 7AJ. 0116 230 2130 (visitors welcome)

Spice Cube. 17 Loughborough Rd. LE12 7AP. 0116 230 2395 (take your own alcohol) *R

The Spotted Duck Restaurant. 61 Leicester Rd. LE12 7AJ. 0116 237 6571 (British)

Swan Inn. 10 Loughborough Rd. LE12 7AT. 0116 230 2340 (C17th pub/food/gardens)*R

Waterside Inn. Sileby Rd. LE12 7BB. 0116 230 2758 (extensive riverside seating)

 

SHOPS/SUPERMARKETS

Waitrose. Granite Way. LE12 7TZ. 01509 415304

 

SPECIALITY SHOPS

Bennett's Bait & Tackle. 9 Market Place. LE12 7BA. 0116 237 6542

Buttermarket Off Licence. 7 Market Place. LE12 7BA. 0116 230 2563

The Paper Shop. 79 Leicester Rd. LE12 7AJ. 0116 230 2491 

The Pine Shop. 7 Loughborough Rd. LE12 7AP. 0116 230 2772 Furniture/antiques/curios)

 

TAKEAWAYS

Domino's Pizza. 56 Loughborough Rd. LE12 7AP. 0116 230 4646 

Noorjahan. 63b Leicester Rd. LE12 7AJ. 0116 230 1223

Perfect Wok. 52 Loughborough Rd. LE12 7AT. 0116 230 3507 

Rising Sun. 214 Loughborough Rd. LE12 7AX. 01509 412480 

Moorings opposite Sileby Mill. Cross & walk down Mill Lane for village (1mile)

Services available @ Sileby Mill - Diesel/Elsan/Water/Chandlery

CAFES/TEAROOMS

Cafe Nineteen. 19 High St. LE12 7RX. 01509 768055  

The Green Place. 6 Cossington Rd. LE12 7RW. 01509 815181 

Rock n Rolls. 8 Barrow Rd. LE12 7LP. 07709 088718

 

CHEMISTS

Boots Pharmacy. 54 Swan St. LE12 7NW. 01509 812363

Riverside Pharmacy. 112-114 Barrow Rd. LE12 7LP. 01509 817360 

 

HAIRDRESSERS/BARBERS

Lanza Hair Design. 57 The Banks. LE12 7RD. 01509 812968 

 

HOLIDAY BOATS/DAY HIRE

Sileby Mill Boatyard.  Mill Lane. LE12 7UX. 01509 813583 (38ft Day Hire + disabled access)

 

LIBRARIES/MUSEUMS

Sileby Library. 14 Cossington Rd. LE12 7RS. 0116 305 3683  

 

MARINAS/BOATYARDS

Sileby Mill Boatyard. Mill Lane. LE12 7UX. 01509 813583 

 

POST OFFICES

Sileby PO. 95 Swan St. LE12 7NN. 01509 814826 

 

PUBS/RESTAURANTS

Free Trade Inn. 27 Cossington Rd. LE12 7RW. 01509 814494 

Horse & Trumpet. 4 Barrow Rd. LE12 7LP. 01509 812549

The White Swan. Swan St. LE12 7NW. 01509 814832 

 

RAILWAY STATIONS

Sileby Station. LE12 7UW. Trains to Leicester or Lincoln. East Midlands Trains

 

SHOPS/SUPERMARKETS

Costcutter. 112-114 Barrow Rd. LE12 7LP. 01509 815739 

Tesco Express. High St. LE12 7RX. 0345 026 9114 

 

TAKEAWAYS

Great Wall. 5 King St. LE12 7LZ. 01509 814814 

Sileby Cottage. 6 King St. LE12 7NA. 01509 812525 

Yasmin's Tandoori & Balti. 37 High St. LE12 7RX. 01509 815050 

 

VETS

Chine House Veterinary. 12 Cossington Rd. LE12 7RS. 01509 812446 (Hospital & Practice)

Moorings by Cossington Lock

Moorings before & after Bridge 19. Water point outside Hope & Anchor pub.

CHANDLERS

L R Harris & Son. (see below) Well stocked Chandlery (Closed Weds)

 

MARINAS/BOATYARDS

L R Harris & Son. Old Junction Boatyard. Meadow Lane. LE7 1NR. 0116 269 2135

 

PUBS/RESTAURANTS

Hobby Horse Farm. Glebe Way. LE7 1BA. 0116 260 6788 (Pub classics/daily carvery)

Hope & Anchor. Wanlip Rd. 0116 260 1963 (Waterside tables/Hungry Horse Eatery (No Dogs)

Moorings outside White Horse just after Birstall lock, short walk to village & Co-op, although majority of shops further away...

BANKS/BUILDING SOCIETIES

Barclays. 119 Sibson Rd. LE4 4NB. 0345 734 5345

Nationwide. 127 Sibson Rd. LE4 4ND. 0800 554 1084

NatWest. 659 Loughborough Rd. LE4 4NT. 0845 788 8444

 

CASH POINTS/ATMs

ATM @ Co-Op. 19 Wanlip Lane. LE4 4JU.

 

DOCTORS/HEALTH CENTRES

Greengate Medical Centre. 1 Greengate Lane. LE4 3JF. 0116 267 7901

 

GARDEN CENTRES/NURSERIES

Birstall Garden Centre. 27-35 Sibson Rd. LE4 4DX. 0116 267 7091

BIRSTALL WATERGARDENS CENTRE. 19-35 SIBSON RD. LE4 4DX. 0116 267 6121

 

LIBRARIES/MUSEUMS

Birstall Library. Wanlip Lane. LE4 4JU. 0116 305 8756

 

PLACES OF INTEREST

Watermead Country Park

 

PLACES OF WORSHIP

Birstall Methodist Church. Wanlip Lane. LE4 4JS.

St James The Great. Church Hill. LE4 4

St Theresa RC Church. Front St. LE4 4DQ.

 

PUBS/RESTAURANTS

The Earl Of Stamford. Front St. LE4 4QD. 0116 267 5688

The Old Plough. 18 Front St. LE4 4DP. 0116 267 4836

The White Horse. White Horse Lane. LE4 4EF. 0116 267 1038

 

SHOPS/SUPERMARKETS

Co-Operative Foods. 19 Wanlip Lane. LE4 4JU. 0116 267 7915

Tesco Express. 139 Sibson Rd. LE4 4ND. 0345 026 9883

 

TAKEAWAYS

Aroma Spice. 17 Sibson Rd. LE4 4DX. 0116 267 7458

BIRSTALL FISHERIES. 1 SIBSON RD. LE4 4DX. 0116 267 4064 (Fish & Chips)

 

VETS

Medivet Birstall. 84 Sibson Rd. LE4 4NA 0116 267 3518

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