Fradley Visitor Centre

48 hours maximum stay
Also known as: Fradley Sanitary Station, Fradley Services
Sandyhill Farm Cottages, Alrewas, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
 
Fradley Visitor Centre is a minor waterways place on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) between Bagnall Winding Hole (1 mile and 7½ furlongs and 4 locks to the east) and Fradley Junction (Junction of Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) and Trent and Mersey Canal) (1 furlong and 1 lock to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Bagnall Winding Hole is Fradley Canalside Café; ¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Fradley Junction is Junction Bridge No 51; ¾ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

Facilities: chemical toilet disposal, rubbish disposal, showers, toilets, glass recycling, paper recycling and tin can recycling.

The place is a Wharf, a Visitors Mooring, a Place of Interest and a Temporary Moorings.

 
User contributed information about Fradley Visitor Centre
The moorings here can be very loud on Wednesday evenings, due to the bikers meetings at the Mucky Duck.
Information last edited Sunday the 14th of January, 2018 at 2:33 PM by Stephen Atty.

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Nearest water point

Fradley Canalside Café — ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Shop & Marine Services at Fradley Junction — 1¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Shop & Marine Services at Fradley Junction
Fradley Swing Bridge — 1½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Fradley Swing Bridge
Gaskells Bridge No 46 — 2 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Streethay Wharf — 3 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Streethay Wharf
Kings Orchard Marina — 3 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Kings Orchard Marina
Barton Turn Visitor Moorings — 5 miles, 5½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Ash Tree Bridge Water Point — 5 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Ash Tree Bridge Water Point
Horninglow Basin — 10 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Fazeley Junction — 11 miles, 1 furlong and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction
Fazeley Mill Marina — 11 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line) to Fazeley Mill Marina
Coleshill Road Bridge Water Point — 11 miles, 4½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line) to Coleshill Road Bridge Water Point
Great Haywood Services Wharf — 12 miles, 3 furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Great Haywood to Etruria) to Great Haywood Services Wharf
Glascote Top Lock No 12 — 12 miles, 4½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Main Line - Hawkesbury to Fazeley) to Glascote Top Lock No 12
Willington Services — 14 miles, 3 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) to Willington Services
Bodymoor Heath Wharf — 14 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line) to Bodymoor Heath Wharf
Dunton Wharf — 16 miles, 7 furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line) to Dunton Wharf
Maple Wood Marina — 17 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction, then on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Autherley to Great Haywood) to Maple Wood Marina
Longwood Junction — 17 miles, 6 furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lichfield Canal (Under Restoration)) to Ogley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Wyrley and Essington Canal) to Catshill Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Daw End Branch) to Longwood Junction
Bradley Green Services — 19 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Main Line - Hawkesbury to Fazeley) to Bradley Green Services

Nearest rubbish disposal

The nearest rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
The New Oakmoor Café — 6 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Fazeley Mill Marina — 11 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line) to Fazeley Mill Marina
Great Haywood Services Wharf — 12 miles, 3 furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Great Haywood to Etruria) to Great Haywood Services Wharf
Willington Services — 14 miles, 3 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) to Willington Services
Bodymoor Heath Wharf — 14 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line) to Bodymoor Heath Wharf
Longwood Junction — 17 miles, 6 furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lichfield Canal (Under Restoration)) to Ogley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Wyrley and Essington Canal) to Catshill Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Daw End Branch) to Longwood Junction
Bradley Green Services — 19 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Main Line - Hawkesbury to Fazeley) to Bradley Green Services
Swarkestone Lock No 5 — 19 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) to Swarkestone Lock No 5

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

The nearest chemical toilet disposal is here. Others are at:
Barton Turn Lock No 10 — 5 miles, 5 furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Shobnall Marina — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Horninglow Basin — 10 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Fazeley Mill Marina — 11 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line) to Fazeley Mill Marina
Great Haywood Services Wharf — 12 miles, 3 furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Great Haywood to Etruria) to Great Haywood Services Wharf
Willington Services — 14 miles, 3 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) to Willington Services
Alvecote Marina — 14 miles, 7 furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Main Line - Hawkesbury to Fazeley) to Alvecote Marina
Maple Wood Marina — 17 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction, then on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Autherley to Great Haywood) to Maple Wood Marina
Longwood Junction — 17 miles, 6 furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lichfield Canal (Under Restoration)) to Ogley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Wyrley and Essington Canal) to Catshill Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Daw End Branch) to Longwood Junction
Bradley Green Services — 19 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Main Line - Hawkesbury to Fazeley) to Bradley Green Services

Nearest place to turn

Fradley Junction — 1 furlong and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Fradley Junction
Bagnall Winding Hole — 1 mile, 7½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Phoenix Marine Services — 2 miles, 1 furlong and 4 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Phoenix Marine Services
King's Bromley Marina — 2 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to King's Bromley Marina
Wychnor Moorings Winding Hole — 3 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Streethay Wharf — 3 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Streethay Wharf
Kings Orchard Marina — 3 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Kings Orchard Marina
Wychnor Lock No 11 — 3 miles, 5½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Wychnor Winding Hole — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Handsacre Winding Hole — 3 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Handsacre Winding Hole
Huddlesford Junction — 4 miles, 1 furlong and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction
Barton Turns Marina — 5 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Cricket Lane Winding Hole — 6 miles, ¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lichfield Canal (Under Restoration)) to Cricket Lane Winding Hole
Pinch Point Winding Hole — 6 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lichfield Canal (Under Restoration)) to Pinch Point Winding Hole
Tamhorn Winding Hole — 6 miles, 6 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Tamhorn Winding Hole
Rugeley Winding Hole — 7 miles, ¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Rugeley Winding Hole
Railway Winding Hole (Lichfield) — 7 miles, 2½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Huddlesford Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lichfield Canal (Under Restoration)) to Railway Winding Hole (Lichfield)
Bridge No 68 Winding Hole — 8 miles, 6 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Bridge No 68 Winding Hole
Shobnall Marina — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Horninglow Basin — 10 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Mercia Marina — 15 miles, ¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) to Mercia Marina

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Streethay Wharf — 3 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Streethay Wharf
Kings Orchard Marina — 3 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Kings Orchard Marina
Barton Turns Marina — 5 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Shobnall Marina — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Fazeley Mill Marina — 11 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line) to Fazeley Mill Marina
Great Haywood Services Wharf — 12 miles, 3 furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Great Haywood to Etruria) to Great Haywood Services Wharf
Great Haywood Marina — 12 miles, 6 furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Great Haywood to Etruria) to Great Haywood Marina
Narrowcraft Boat Services — 14 miles, 7 furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Whittington Brook, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal) to Fazeley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Main Line - Hawkesbury to Fazeley) to Narrowcraft Boat Services
Mercia Marina — 15 miles, ¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) to Mercia Marina
Maple Wood Marina — 17 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Fradley Junction, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) to Great Haywood Junction, then on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Autherley to Great Haywood) to Maple Wood Marina
 

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