Navigational Data

Navigation guides, cruising times and notices

Notices

Fenland Waterways (Environment Agency)
Middle Level Navigation Notices

Navigation Guides

Environment Agency (extensive guides, takes time to download)
River Nene Guide.pdf

River Great Ouse.pdf

Canal & River Trust
General guide to navigating waterways for newcomers to boating and experienced navigators
Navigating the waterways
Boaters Handbook Video

Navigation cruising times River Nene (inc Middle Level)

March to Northampton
To Miles Locks Ave hours
Ashline Sluice, Whittlesey 10.6 1 2
Peterborough Junction 19.4 2 5.5
Wansford Bridge 30.9 5 8.7
Yarwell Lock No 33 32.6 6 9.7
Fotheringhay 38.6 9 12.2
Ashton Lock No 28 43.5 11 14.7
Upper Barnwell Lock No 26 45.9 13 15.0
Wadenhoe Lock No 24 49.4 15 16.7
Islip Lock No 22 54.1 17 17.7
Denford Lock No 21 55.6 18 19.2
Irthlingborough Bridge 62.4 23 22.2
Wellingborough Bridge 67.6 26 23.7
Cogenhoe Lock No 7 74.7 32 28.2
Billing Lock No 6 75.6 33 28.5
Northampton 80.4 39 31.5

Navigation times River Ouse (inc Middle Level)

From March to Bedford and Cambridge
To Miles Locks Ave hours
Outwell Junction 7.9 1 2.3
Salters Lode Sluice 13.2 1 4.4
Denver Sluice 13.6 3 5.3
Littleport Bridge 23.9 3 7.4
Ely 29.7 3 9.1
Popes Corner, R. Cam Junction 33.2 3 10
Aldreth Bridge 41.5 3 12.3
St Ives Bridge 52.6 6 15.5
Huntingdon 58.2 7 18.2
St Neots 68.4 11 21
Great Barford Lock 76.1 13 24
Bedford Bridge 83.4 19 28.1
Clayhythe Bridge 41 4 12.2
Jesus Green Lock, Cambridge 46.9 5 13.4