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One of the true landmarks of the UK’s inland waterways, Foxton locks has the largest flight of staircase locks on the English canal system. Completed in 1814, this amazing feat of engineering lifted the canal 75ft from the ‘Old Union’ Canal to the Leicester Summit of what was originally called the…
On the Grand Union Canal, longest flight of locks in Britain set in great country side. Enjoy a walk along the canal and lunch at one of the 2 pubs. Visit the 'inclined plane' museum.
Constantly voted one of Leicestershire's top attractions. Home to two amazing feats of engineering in the heart of Leicestershire, on the Grand Union Canal. As well as the longest and steepest staircase locks in the UK, the site is home to the remains of the inclined plane, a magnificent, if…