The River Wansbeck is a small river and is part of the Waterways of mainland Britain. It runs for 3 miles through 1 lock from Mouth of the Wansbeck (where it joins the North Sea) to Sheepwash Bridge (beyond which it is no longer navigable).
The exact dimensions of the largest boat that can travel on the waterway are not known. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.
|Mouth of the Wansbeck|
|West Sleekburn Road Bridge||5 furlongs||0 locks|
|West Sleekburn Lock
Lock and Weir
|5½ furlongs||0 locks|
|West Sleekburn Wide||1 mile and ½ furlongs||1 lock|
|West Sleekburn Railway Bridge||1 mile and 5 furlongs||1 lock|
|West Ford Road Bridge||1 mile and 7¾ furlongs||1 lock|
|Wansbeck Riverside Park||2 miles and 5¼ furlongs||1 lock|
Weir stops further progress
|3 miles||1 lock|