Mercia Marina

Midland Chandlers (Willington)
Findern Lane, Willington, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
 
Mercia Marina is a place on the waterways on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) between Willington Winding Hole (5¼ furlongs to the southwest) and Swarkestone Junction (Junction of the Derby and the Trent and Mersey Canals) (4 miles and 5 furlongs and 1 lock to the east).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Willington Winding Hole is Willington Railway Bridge No 22A; 2 furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Swarkestone Junction is Bullys Footbridge No 22; ¾ furlongs away.

Mooring here is excellent (this is a really good mooring) .

Facilities: diesel for sale, gas for sale, coal for sale, boater-operated pump-out and boatyard pump-out.

You can wind here.

 
User contributed information about Mercia Marina
Location – On the peaceful and tranquil Trent and Mersey Canal, halfway between Fradley Junction and Trent Lock/Sawley in the heart of England’s canal country, our location offers great cruising routes as well as easy road access, being just minutes from the junction of the A38 and A50. Derby, Burton and Nottingham are an easy drive away as are the Derbyshire Dales, Peak District and The National Forest. The attractive villages of Findern and Willington are a short walk. Bus services are on Findern Lane and rail services in Willington. Services: Midland Chandlers, Aqua Narrowboats, New and Used Boat Co, Willow Tree Tea Rooms, Shakespeare Classic Line Boat Hire and the Still Waters Convenience and Gift Shop . Also our Dry Dock, Pump outs, Diesel, Gas, Coal and Wood provision and our Trip Boat, the Stenson Belle. Holiday Lodges – Buy an existing lodge or choose your plot and have a bespoke one built. We have a choice of high specification 2 or 3 bedroom lodges for sale on a 100 year licence. The luxury lodges can also be rented as a base for exploring The Dales and Peak District. Environment – Twelve islands/promontories were added to the existing Willington Lake creating a series of mini-marinas in the 24 acre waterspace surrounded by soft banks planted with wildflowers and reeds. Wide expanses of open water throughout for easy boat manoeuvring. Wildlife in abundance! First Class Facilities– For boaters we offer three private luxury facilities’ blocks with twelve shower cubicles, fifteen loos and three double laundries; full 16 amp individually metered electricity to each berth recharged at cost; full length jetties (36’ to 70’); car parking near all berths; electronic security gates; Tarmac roads; disabled friendly access; CCTV. Excellent winter moorings and very helpful staff
Information last edited Sunday the 14th of January, 2018 at 3:22 PM by Stephen Atty.

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Nearest water point

Willington Services — 5 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Swarkestone Lock No 5 — 4 miles, 5½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Horninglow Basin — 4 miles, 7 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Weston Lock No 4 — 7 miles, 4½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Barton Turn Visitor Moorings — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Barton Turn Visitor Moorings
Shardlow — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Gaskells Bridge No 46 — 12 miles, 6 furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Gaskells Bridge No 46
Sawley Locks No 2 — 12 miles, 6 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Locks No 2
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 13 miles, 6 furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Cranfleet Lock No 3 — 14 miles, 2½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Cranfleet Lock No 3
Fradley Canalside Café — 15 miles and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Canalside Café
Shop & Marine Services at Fradley Junction — 15 miles, 1½ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) 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 — 15 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Fradley Swing Bridge
Streethay Wharf — 18 miles, 2 furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Streethay Wharf
Kings Orchard Marina — 18 miles, 4 furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Kings Orchard Marina
Beeston Lock No 4 — 18 miles, 5 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4

Nearest rubbish disposal

Willington Services — 5 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Swarkestone Lock No 5 — 4 miles, 5½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
The New Oakmoor Café — 8 miles, 4½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to The New Oakmoor Café
Sawley Locks No 2 — 12 miles, 6 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Locks No 2
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 13 miles, 6 furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Cranfleet Lock No 3 — 14 miles, 2½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Cranfleet Lock No 3
Fradley Visitor Centre — 15 miles, ¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Visitor Centre
Beeston Lock No 4 — 18 miles, 5 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Willington Services — 5 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Horninglow Basin — 4 miles, 7 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Shobnall Marina — 5 miles, 5½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Shobnall Marina
Barton Turn Lock No 10 — 9 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Barton Turn Lock No 10
Sawley Cut Wharf — 12 miles, 4½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Cut Wharf
Sawley Locks No 2 — 12 miles, 6 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Locks No 2
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 13 miles, 6 furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Fradley Visitor Centre — 15 miles, ¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Visitor Centre
Beeston Lock No 4 — 18 miles, 5 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Beeston Lock No 4

Nearest place to turn

Willington Winding Hole — 5¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Stenson Marina — 1 mile, 4 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Stenson Lock Winding Hole — 1 mile, 5 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Swarkestone Junction — 4 miles, 5 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Horninglow Basin — 4 miles, 7 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Horninglow Basin
Shobnall Marina — 5 miles, 5½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Shobnall Marina
Chellaston Winding Hole — 6 miles and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Barton Turns Marina — 9 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Barton Turns Marina
Winding Hole below Shardlow Lock — 10 miles, 3 furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Shardlow — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Wychnor Winding Hole — 11 miles, 1½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Wychnor Winding Hole
Wychnor Lock No 11 — 11 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Wychnor Lock No 11
Derwent Mouth — 11 miles, 5 furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Derwent Mouth
Wychnor Moorings Winding Hole — 11 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Wychnor Moorings Winding Hole
Sawley Flood Lock Weir Entrance — 12 miles, 1 furlong and 6 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Flood Lock Weir Entrance
Sawley Lock No 2 Weir Exit — 12 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Lock No 2 Weir Exit
Bagnall Winding Hole — 13 miles, ¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Bagnall Winding Hole
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 13 miles, 6 furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Soar Mouth — 13 miles, 6½ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Soar Mouth
Redhill Lock Junction — 14 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Derwent Mouth, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Redhill Lock Junction

Nearest self-operated pump-out

The nearest self-operated pump-out is here. Others are at:

Nearest boatyard pump-out

The nearest boatyard pump-out is here. Others are at:
Shobnall Marina — 5 miles, 5½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Shobnall Marina
Barton Turns Marina — 9 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Barton Turns Marina
Streethay Wharf — 18 miles, 2 furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Streethay Wharf
Kings Orchard Marina — 18 miles, 4 furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Horninglow Basin, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Burton to Fradley) to Fradley Junction, then on the Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) to Kings Orchard Marina
 

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Information retrieved Wednesday 12 December 2018 at 9:57
Pub
  • Green Man (Gastropub)
    1 Canal Bridge, Willington, DE656 — 1286 yards to the southwest.
  • The Rising Sun
    1 The green, Willington, DE65 6BP — 1265 yards to the southwest.
British Restaurant
  • Boardwalk
    Derby, D E65 — 253 yards to the northwest.
Medical Company
  • Bionical Group
    The Boardwalk, Mercia Marina, Findern lane, Derby, DE65 6DW — 180 yards to the southwest.
Coffee Shop
Dance & Night Club
  • The Chimneys (Pub)
    Twyford Road, Willington, DE656PP — 907 yards to the southwest.
Gym/Physical Fitness Center
Sports & Recreation
Physical Therapist
Tea Room
  • Bee's Tea Room (Coffee Shop, Restaurant)
    Lower Green, Findern, Derby, DE65 6AD — 1415 yards to the northeast.
  • Bevingtons (Coffee Shop, Restaurant)
    5 The Green, Willington, DE656BP — 1255 yards to the southwest.
Indian Restaurant
  • Lotus Indian Kitchen
    The Piazza, Findern Lane, Willington, DE65 6DW — 287 yards to the northwest.
  • Nadee (Asian Restaurant, Local Service)
    130 Heath Lane, Derby, DE65 6AR — 896 yards to the northeast.
Jewelry & Watches Store
  • Merchant's Jewellers (Retail Company)
    Mercia Marina, Findern Lane, Derby, DE65 6DW — 290 yards to the northwest.
Bar & Grill
Marina
  • Mercia Marina (Sports & Recreation)
    Findern Lane, Willington, DE65 6DW — 256 yards to the west.
Home Decor
  • Zing (Furniture Store)
    Mercia Marina, Willington, DE656D — 244 yards to the northwest.
  • Black by Design at Mercia Marina (Shopping & Retail)
    The Piazza, Mercia Marina, Willington, DE65 6DW — 270 yards to the northwest.
Bar
  • The Dragon (Restaurant)
    11 The Green, Willington, DE65 6BP — 1191 yards to the southwest.
Bed and Breakfast
  • The Cottage (Hotel)
    12 Canal Bridge, Willington, DE65 6BQ — 1210 yards to the southwest.
Veterinarian
  • Beech Vets
    41 Beech Avenue, Derby, DE65 6DB — 1212 yards to the southwest.
Barber Shop
Train Station
Automotive Manufacturer
Men's Clothing Store
  • Burton
    Ventura Park Road, Tamworth, B78 3JD — 1074 yards to the northwest.
Chicken Joint
  • KFC
    Motorway Services, Derby, DE65 6DX — 1073 yards to the northwest.
City
Restaurant
Event
Nail Salon
Live Music Venue
Computer Company
  • LEAD I.T Services (Computer Repair Service)
    Unit 10, The Boardwalk, Mercia Marina, Findern Lane, Willington, DE65 6DW — 350 yards to the north.
Local Business
Gas Station
  • Shell
    B5008 Junction A50\/A38 Services Etw, Willington, DE65 6DX — 1075 yards to the northwest.
Arts & Entertainment
  • The Mug Tug Too
    Mercia Marina, Derby, DE65 6DW — 273 yards to the northwest.
Hotel
  • ibis budget Derby
    B5008 Etwall Road, Derby, DE65 6DX — 988 yards to the northwest.
Boat Rental
  • Aqua Narrowboats (UK) Ltd (Sports & Recreation)
    Tomlinson Business Park, Woodyard Lane, Foston, Derby, DE65 5BU — 217 yards to the northwest.
Public & Government Service
Performance & Event Venue
  • Heathland Grove
    130 Heath Lane, Derby, DE65 6AR — 898 yards to the northeast.
Caterer
  • The Wolf Hut
    Yeomans Ind Est, Wharf Rd, Burton upon Trent, DE14 1PZ — 1024 yards to the south.
Tour Agency
  • Mercia Swan. Canal Boat Trips (Transportation Service, Tourist Information Center)
    Mercia Marina Findern Lane, Willington, DE656DW — 825 yards to the southwest.
Shopping Mall
Information retrieved Wednesday 12 December 2018 at 22:07