River Soar Junction

Junction of GU Leicester Section and River Soar Navigation
Marsden Lane, Leicester, England, United Kingdom
 
 
River Soar Junction is a major waterways place at the junction of the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) with the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation).
 
Crow Mill Bridge No 92 (South Wigston on north bank) is on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal), 4 miles and 6 locks to the southeast. Leicester (Moorings for city between Newarke and West Bridges) is on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation), 2 miles and 4 furlongs and 3 locks to the northeast.
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Crow Mill Bridge No 92 is Packhorse Bridge No 105; a few yards away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Leicester is Great Central Railway Bridge (Now the Great Central Way - Route No 6 of the Sustrans National Cycleway ); ½ furlongs away.

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Nearest Water point

Kilby Bridge No 87 — 5 miles, 5 furlongs and 9 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28 — 14 miles, 4 furlongs and 12 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Foxton Junction — 15 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction — 15 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction
Meadow Lane Bridge No 39 — 18 miles and 14 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Loughborough Basin — 18 miles, 5 furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Loughborough Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Loughborough Branch) to Loughborough Basin
Bishop Meadow Lock No 54 — 19 miles, 4 furlongs and 15 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Market Harborough — 20 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 21 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) to Market Harborough
North Kilworth Wharf — 22 miles, 2 furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to North Kilworth Wharf
Welford Basin and Wharf — 24 miles, 5 furlongs and 32 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 27 miles, 6 furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Cranfleet Lock No 3 — 28 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Cranfleet Lock No 3
Sawley Locks No 2 — 28 miles, 4 furlongs and 21 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Locks No 2
Shardlow — 30 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 24 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Derwent Mouth, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) to Shardlow
Yelvertoft Wharf — 31 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Yelvertoft Wharf
Yelvertoft Marina — 32 miles and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Yelvertoft Marina
Beeston Lock No 4 — 32 miles, 5 furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4
Crick Wharf Bridge No 12 — 33 miles, 5 furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Crick Wharf Bridge No 12
Weston Lock No 4 — 33 miles, 5½ furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Derwent Mouth, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) to Weston Lock No 4
Watford Top Lock No 7 — 36 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Watford Top Lock No 7

Nearest Rubbish disposal

Kilby Bridge No 87 — 5 miles, 5 furlongs and 9 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28 — 14 miles, 4 furlongs and 12 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Bishop Meadow Lock No 54 — 19 miles, 4 furlongs and 15 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Market Harborough — 20 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 21 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) to Market Harborough
Welford Basin and Wharf — 24 miles, 5 furlongs and 32 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 27 miles, 6 furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Cranfleet Lock No 3 — 28 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Cranfleet Lock No 3
Sawley Locks No 2 — 28 miles, 4 furlongs and 21 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Locks No 2
Yelvertoft Wharf — 31 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Yelvertoft Wharf
Beeston Lock No 4 — 32 miles, 5 furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4
Crick Wharf Bridge No 12 — 33 miles, 5 furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Crick Wharf Bridge No 12
Watford Top Lock No 7 — 36 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Watford Top Lock No 7
Swarkestone Lock No 5 — 36 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 27 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Derwent Mouth, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) to Swarkestone Lock No 5
Meadow Lane Lock — 38 miles, 4 furlongs and 25 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Lock
Norton Sanitary Station — 38 miles, 4½ furlongs and 38 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Norton Sanitary Station
Holme Lock No 5 — 40 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Junction, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Holme Lock No 5
Braunston — 42 miles, 4½ furlongs and 44 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston
Braunston Turn — 43 miles, ¼ furlongs and 44 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn
Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6 — 43 miles, 7½ furlongs and 27 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Junction, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6
Wigrams Turn Marina — 48 miles, ¼ furlongs and 44 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Kilby Bridge No 87 — 5 miles, 5 furlongs and 9 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28 — 14 miles, 4 furlongs and 12 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Bishop Meadow Lock No 54 — 19 miles, 4 furlongs and 15 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Market Harborough — 20 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 21 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) to Market Harborough
Welford Basin and Wharf — 24 miles, 5 furlongs and 32 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 27 miles, 6 furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Sawley Locks No 2 — 28 miles, 4 furlongs and 21 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Locks No 2
Yelvertoft Marina — 32 miles and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Yelvertoft Marina
Beeston Lock No 4 — 32 miles, 5 furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4
Crick Wharf Bridge No 12 — 33 miles, 5 furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Crick Wharf Bridge No 12
Watford Top Lock No 7 — 36 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Watford Top Lock No 7
Meadow Lane Lock — 38 miles, 4 furlongs and 25 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Lock
Norton Sanitary Station — 38 miles, 4½ furlongs and 38 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Norton Sanitary Station
Holme Lock No 5 — 40 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Junction, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Holme Lock No 5
Willington Bridge No 23 — 42 miles and 29 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Derwent Mouth, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) to Willington Bridge No 23
Braunston Road Bridge No 91 — 42 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 44 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Road Bridge No 91
Braunston Turn — 43 miles, ¼ furlongs and 44 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn
Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6 — 43 miles, 7½ furlongs and 27 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Junction, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6
Horninglow Basin — 46 miles, 1 furlong and 29 locks away
Travel to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Derwent Mouth, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) to Horninglow Basin
Wigrams Turn Marina — 48 miles, ¼ furlongs and 44 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina

Nearest Place to turn

Blaby Bridge Winding Hole — 2 miles, 3½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of Foxton Junction
Bush Lock Winding Hole — 3 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of Foxton Junction
Memory Lane Wharf — 4 miles and 4 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
Belgrave Circle Arm (disused) — 4 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
Kilby Bridge Winding Hole — 5 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of Foxton Junction
Entrance to Riverside Lakes — 5 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
Birstall Lock Winding Hole — 6 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
Turnover Bridge No 82 Winding Hole — 6 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of Foxton Junction
White Horse Lane Junction — 6 miles, 6 furlongs and 7 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
Lakeside Marina Entrance — 7 miles, 3½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
Wain Bridge Winding Hole — 7 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 14 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of Foxton Junction
Thurmaston Lock Arm — 7 miles, 4½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
MGM Boats Winding Hole — 7 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
MGM Boats, Thurmaston — 7 miles, 6 furlongs and 8 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
Old Junction Boatyard, Syston — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
Crane's Lock Winding Hole — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) in the direction of Foxton Junction
River Wreake Junction — 9 miles, 3 furlongs and 8 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
Soar Outlet by Junction Lock No 47 — 9 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
Soar Outlet by Cossington Lock — 10 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction
Cossington Mill Stream Junction — 10 miles, 5 furlongs and 10 locks away
On the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) in the direction of Trent Junction